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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FP 102 - Fire Protection Equipment and Alarm Systems

Credit Hours: 3

This course will study water supply for community fire protection standards required by the American Insurance Association; fire mains and their pumping station requirements; private fire protection systems; automatic sprinklers; special extinguishing systems and their agencies; municipal fire alarm systems; automatic signaling; watchman service; flammable and combustible gas detecting systems.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student should have the knowledge and understanding of:

  • firefighting and frre fighter’s safety issues with an understanding of fire prevention and frre suppression;
  • students will have an understanding of fire extinguishments methods and standards designated by the National Fire Protection Association and the International Fire Service Training Association;
  • students will have the knowledge and understanding ofNYS and NFPA building construction types, codes and the systems that would be enclosed within these categories of buildings;
  • the students will have a working knowledge of water supplies for many different communities. Which include, but not limited to, fire mains and their pumping station requirements, private fire protection systems, and automatic sprinklers, with private and municipal fire alarm systems; and
  • the students will have an overall knowledge of the incident command system as used in the fire service and fire ground incident management.(NIMS).

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