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FIRE2050 – Fire Prevention pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention. Topics include history and philosophy of fire prevention; organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau; use and application of codes and standards; plans review; fire inspections; fire and life safety education; and fire investigation.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Define the national fire problem and role of fire prevention.
  2. Identify and describe fire prevention organizations and associations.
  3. Define laws, rules, regulations, and codes and identify those relevant to fire prevention of the authority having jurisdiction.
  4. Identify trends and causes in the process of determining a solution to a fire problem.
  5. Define the functions of a fire prevention bureau.
  6. Describe inspection practices and procedures.
  7. Identify and describe the standards for professional qualifications for Fire Marshal, Plans Examiner, Fire Inspector, Fire and Life Safety Educator, and Fire Investigator.
  8. List professional development opportunities for fire prevention personnel.
  9. Describe the history and philosophy of fire prevention.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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