Certificate Program

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Fire Prevention Specialist

Credits required 27

Dean

Peter Schuyler

Program contact

Stephen Rivard, Coordinator of Fire Science Technology, ext. 2746

Program Goals Statement

This certificate program provides training to students in proper fire inspection practices and fire code enforcement.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

FIR 111Introduction to Fire Protection

3 credits

FIR 113Fundamentals of Fire Prevention

3 credits

FIR 158Plans Review and Building Codes

3 credits

FIR 159Building Construction

3 credits

FIR 254Report Writing

3 credits

FIR 255Related Fire Codes and Ordinances

3 credits

FIR 263Fire Protection Systems and Equipment

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:27

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

FIR 111Introduction to Fire Protection

3 credits

FIR 113Fundamentals of Fire Prevention

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

FIR 254Report Writing

3 credits

FIR 263Fire Protection Systems and Equipment

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

FIR 159Building Construction

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

FIR 158Plans Review and Building Codes

3 credits

FIR 255Related Fire Codes and Ordinances

3 credits

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