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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 Program(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Sep 20, 2022 to Dec 19, 2022
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Instructor(s)
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 registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online 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
Online
Dates
Jan 10, 2023 to Apr 10, 2023
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 the 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 registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online 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
Distance
Dates
Mar 28, 2023 to Jun 26, 2023
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 the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are live sessions included in this course.

The live session dates and times are TBD.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

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

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online 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
Online
Dates
May 02, 2023 to Jul 31, 2023
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 the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are live sessions included in this course.

The live session dates and times are TBD.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

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

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online 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.

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