SRJC Course Outlines

7/12/2024 2:17:58 PMFIRE 201B Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 201BTitle:  FIRE PREVENTION 1B  
Full Title:  Fire Prevention 1B
Last Reviewed:8/1/1981

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled40.0012 max.Lecture Scheduled480.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total40.00 Contact Total480.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  960.00Total Student Learning Hours: 1440.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Review of water systems, fixed extinguishing systems, means of egress, life safety, heating and cooking equipment, and basic electricity.

Fire 201A.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Review of water systems, fixed extinguishing systems, means of egress, life safety, heating & cooking equipment, & basic electricity.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Fire 201A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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     1. To provide the student with a fundamental understanding of
        water supply systems for firefighting.
     2. To enable students to enforce the proper codes to eliminate
        electrical hazards.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Water Systems
        a. Private systems
        b. Standpip and hose systems
        c. Sprinkler systems
 2.  Fixed Extinguishing Systems
        a. Operational readiness
        b. Heat, smoke, and flame detection devices
        c. Local fire alarm systems
        d. Municipal fire alarm systems
 3.  Egress Requirements
        a. Determination of adequate egress
        b. Exit requirements
        c. Enclosed stairwells and smokeproof towers
        e. Fire drills and emergency evacuation
 4.  Life Safety
        a. Relationship of fire protection and building construction
           and occupancy
        b. Effect of construction methods and materials on fire spread
        c. General UBC/UFC requirements
        d. Requirements for decorative materials
        e. Rated buildings
        f. Fire doors, windows, and shutters
        g. Stages, platforms, movie projection rooms
        h. Types and classes of roof coverings
 5.  Heating and Cooking Equipment
        a. Installation and use
        b. Hazards and safeguards
        c. Inspection
 6.  Electrical Equipment
        a. Wiring, service boxes, circuits, and accessories
        b. UBC, UFC, electrical codes
        c. Inspection

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  The student will:
     1. Identify, analyze (private; standpipe & hose systems; sprinkler)
        water systems.
     2. Identify and describe the various egress requirements for
        several building types.
     3. Prepare inspection requirements for heating & cooking equipment;
        and electrical equipment (UBC, UFC, and Electrical codes).

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
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%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 70%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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