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Fire Protection Systems I

FST 107W

Fire Protection Systems I

FST 107W

Course Description

A comprehensive study of fire protection systems in buildings. Include design, blueprints, inspection and maintenance of automatic sprinkler systems, standpipe systems, special automatic extinguishing systems, smoke control systems, automatic and manual fire alarm systems, rated fire assemblies and other protection found in structures that help retard the propagation of fire. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and selected skills needed to perform effectively as emergency responder to buildings equipped with fire protection systems.

Objectives:

  • Identify codes and standards regulating fire protection in buildings
  • Apply NFPA Standards in the design, installation, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems
  • Describe the various types of standpipe systems
  • Describe the various types of automatic sprinkler and extinguishing systems
  • Identify various fire rated assemblies and testing procedures
  • Describe automatic and manual fire alarm systems
  • Apply emergency procedures to buildings equipped with fire protection systems

Perform writing tasks to promote learning.

Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.

Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.