This course will teach students to apply the concepts and skills of a fire inspector. Students will learn about fire safety, codes and standards, and fire protection systems and how to think their way through fire prevention inspections. The course covers preparing inspection orders, investigating complaints, identifying the applicable code or standard, understanding basic legal proceedings, classifying a single occupancy building, calculating occupant load of single occupancy, verifying construction classifications, inspecting means of egress, suppression systems, fire extinguishers, as well as recognizing hazardous conditions. In addition this course will prepare students to identify compliance for storage, to recognize fire growth potential, and to determine code compliance.
Not all courses are offered each term.Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.