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Course Description

Learn basic fire chemistry and behaviour, how fires start, and how they can be prevented, detected, controlled and extinguished. Gain crucial information about fire and building codes and related standards and organizations. Other fire safety and prevention topics include: basic principles of building construction and design; the critical elements of a fire safety program and plan; fire detection and suppression equipment and systems; the handling and control of dangerous/hazardous goods in the workplace; employer and employee responsibilities, liabilities and due diligence; and Fire Code enforcement.

Formerly: BMC 173 Fire Prevention and Safety (Hours have been changed from 30 to 40)

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Explain the relationship between Occupational Health and Safety and Fire Safety.
  • Identify the various Acts and Regulations for purposes of application and jurisdiction.
  • Integrate basic principles of fire chemistry into Health and Safety applications.
  • Identify basic building construction and occupancy classifications.
  • Describe the basic principles of building fire safety.
  • Assess building integrity and safe egress.
  • Identify hazardous activities and locations.
  • Compare and explain fire safety equipment and systems.
  • Develop and implement and inspection, testing and maintenance program for fire and life safety equipment and systems.
  • Conduct a basic fire safety inspection of a building.
  • Evaluate or develop a fire safety plan.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 06, 2019 to Aug 29, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers. Unless otherwise stated, notice of a withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 26, 2019 to Dec 19, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Jan 21, 2020 to Apr 20, 2020
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Jun 02, 2020 to Aug 31, 2020
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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