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||New Course (First Version)
|Discipline and Nbr:
FIRE PREVENTION 1A||
Fire Prevention 1A
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||40.00||12 max.||Lecture Scheduled||480.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||0||1 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||40.00|| ||Contact Total||480.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 960.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 1440.00||
Review of the duties and responsibilities of fire prevention personnel; the storage, handling, and fire control requirements of flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, explosives and fireworks, various other hazardous materials and requirements for portable fire extinguishers.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of Fire 73 (formerly Fire 52) or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Review of duties & responsibilities of fire prevention personnel.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of Fire 73 (formerly Fire 52) or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
The students will:
1. Identify responsibility and authority for fire prevention
inspections and related activities.
2. Identify the physical properties of flammable and combustible
solids, liquids, and gases relative to basic fire prevention
3. Provide basic information on specific fire hazards of flammable
and combustible solids, liquids, and gases.
4. Provide information relative to fire prevention concerning
radioactive, explosive, and unstable materials.
5. Provide and opportunity to identify hazardous materials
typically found during basic fire inspections, by using the
Department of Transportation labels and placarding systems.
6. Identify principles of operation and inspection practices for
fixed fire protection systems (other than sprinkler systems).
7. Identify principles of placement, operation, and inspection of
portable fire extinguishers.
8. Review the basic principles determining fire cause and origin
and their relationship to fire prevention, control, and
Topics and Scope
1. Responsibilities of Fire Prevention Personnel
a. Inspectors and reports
b. Public education
2. Fire Cause Determination
a. Heat sources
b. Reactive materials
3. Basic Classes of Hazardous Materials
a. United Nations systems
b. DOT system
4. Identification and Control of Fire Hazards in Hazardous
a. Code enforcement
5. Regulatory Labeling and Placarding System
a. DOT manual
6. Code Enforcement for Portable Fire Extinguishers and Fixed
b. Applicable codes
A MORE DETAILED OUTLINE AVAILABLE IN THE DEPARTMENT.
The student will:
1. Identify the responsibilities of fire prevention personnel
in hazardous materials areas.
2. Analyze fire causes in hazardous materials and list ways to
3. Identify and list the code requirements for portable and
fixed fire extinguishers and systems.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 10%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
0 - 70%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
STATE MANUAL by CFSTES.