Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Define the purpose of the Fire and Life Safety Code, as defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
2. Identify and define the principles, concepts, and terminology discussed in the selected text.
3. Describe the basic concept of Performance Based Life Safety.
4. Describe the need for fire and life safety and the issues that must be applied when building a program, which is compliant with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and other regulatory agencies.
5. Distinguish the factors that influence "risk taking", and management control over "risk taking."
6. Analyze how the following specific elements will be incorporated in the Fire and Life Safety program: a) Means of Egress b) Occupancy and Hazard Contentsc) Building Service and Fire Protection d) Features of fire protection equipment including specifications and limitations e) Building Construction, including contents, furniture, and furnishings. f) Special considerations such as high-rise buildings, educational facilities, day-care operations, health care facilities, hotels, apartments, residential dwellings, and correctional facilities. g) Existing businesses, remodeling, and new business occupancies.
7. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)