Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

FIRE 104 - Fire Inspector I

  • Prerequisite: FIRE 100, 102, and 107

FIRE majors only. This course is designed for the fire inspector ready to advance his/her educational training to the next level. This course delves deeper into the interpretation of applicable codes and standards, covers the procedure for various types of inspections and prepares the inspector for the plans review process. Certification is optional at the end of the course. Students may still pass the course by completing all work and yet may still not pass the Pro Board Examination. This does not mean the student has failed the course. However, the Pro Board Examination will be the Final Examination Test instrument in this course.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of FIRE 104, the student will be able to:

  • Define and discuss the history of protection
  • Define and discuss fire prevention resources and agency responsibilities
  • Define and review property loss statistics
  • Discuss fire prevention functions
  • Discuss general public fire education
  • Discuss development and enforcement of fire prevention laws and regulations
  • Discuss responsibility of state fire marshals, local fire departments, and property owners
  • Discuss investigating fire and fire brigades

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