Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Identify in writing definitions, principles, and concepts of fire protection.
2. Understand and describe the characteristics of behavior of fire and describe the chemistry and physics of fire.
3. Describe the fire hazards of various materials, how they react with fires, and the types of fire extinguishing agents used to suppress them.
4. Explain fire detection and alarm systems in use.
5. Understand and describe the need for and the methods of fire detection, suppression, and extinguishing agents that are used in industry.
6. Describe and understand the fire exposures that exist in general industry. The student will highlight regulatory requirements specific to these exposures.7. Describe and understand the fire exposures that exist in transportation, specifically aviation, marine, highway, rail, and pipeline. The student will highlight regulatory requirements specific to these exposures.
8. Understand and explain in writing the history of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
9. Investigate and explain in writing how NFPA Standards are developed and updated. and organizations with fire protection interests.