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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
Apr 07, 2020 to Jul 06, 2020
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 who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect 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
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

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 Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect 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
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 24, 2020 to Dec 17, 2020
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 seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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