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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
Online
Dates
Sep 14, 2021 to Dec 13, 2021
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 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.

Students who are unfamiliar with online learning are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

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

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 22, 2021 to Dec 15, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

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 seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Jan 04, 2022 to Apr 04, 2022
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 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 seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Mar 01, 2022 to May 30, 2022
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 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 seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
May 03, 2022 to Aug 01, 2022
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 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 seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jun 04, 2022 to Jun 25, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

Due to the intensive nature of this course there may be pre-work assigned. If there is pre-work your instructor will post it to D2L one week (7 calendar days) before the course start date.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

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

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

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

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