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FFP 2541 - Private Fire Protection Systems II

(3 Credit Hours)

This course is an in-depth discussion of pre-engineered and portable systems, Extinguishing agents, inspection procedures for code compliance and enforcement and alarm systems. FP 1000 Introduction to Fire Science (Firefighter Minimum Standards Compliance)(3) A.S. The course will meet the JPR’s of NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 edition. The course will present the history of the fire service, firefighter safety and health, communications, building construction, the science of fire, PPE, fire extinguishers, ropes and knots, search and rescue, vehicle extrication and technical rescue, ladders, ventilation, water supply, hose handling, fire streams and fire control, salvage and overhaul, and fire and life safety initiatives. The course will present information on fire department communications, building construction hazards and structural collapse, maintenance of electric generators and lighting equipment, service testing fire hose, fire-fighting foam, coordinating fire ground operations, advanced origin and cause, fire protection systems, conducting private dwelling fire safety surveys, Florida Statewide Emergency Response Plan (SERP), air monitoring, new challenges for firefighters, and firefighter safety and survival.

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