FRPT1155 Fire Protection Systems

This course will teach the student how to review built-in fire protection system design.  The student will learn about portable extinguishers, fixed special agent systems, water supply and sprinkler systems.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Explain the benefits of fire protection systems in various types of structures 
Identify different types of non-water-based fire suppression systems 
Evaluate the appropriate application of the different types of sprinklers 
Identify the different types and components of sprinkler, standpipe, and foam systems 
Analyze the operation and appropriate application for the different types of portable extinguishing systems 
Ascertain appropriate application of the different types of sprinklers 
Evaluate flow needs 
Demonstrate flow testing procedures 

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE).  Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals.  Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details