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 Course Title:   Fire Codes & Ordinances

 Title Abbreviation:   FIRE CODES & ORDINANCES

 Department:    FIRE

 Course #:    212

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    430203

 EPC:    828

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Covers the International Fire Code and certain chapters of the International Building Code. Develop a working knowledge of the Codes and their application to fire inspections.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Have a working knowledge of the structure and content of the International Fire Code and certain components of the International Building Code.
  2. Perform basic inspection tasks in conformance with the International Fire Code and various occupancies.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of technology in one’s personal and professional life.

Course Contents

  1. Code administration.
  2. Use & occupancy classifications.
  3. Types of construction.
  4. General precautions.
  5. Emergency planning.
  6. Fire service features.
  7. Fire protection systems.
  8. Means of egress.
  9. Flammable & combustible liquids.
  10. Plans review.