This course emphasizes the impact that an understanding of the principles of building construction has on fire fighting strategy. It explains building materials and the processes that are involved in the construction of structures and how they react to fire conditions. It will provide students with the knowledge required to operate safely and effectively within residential or commercial buildings. The course will also discuss actual incidents and case studies containing critical thinking questions that give students a better understanding of what is to be expected in the field.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
FIRE TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/12/2015