The Fire Prevention Officer Certificate is designed to prepare students as Fire Protection Engineering Technicians and as staff assistants to Fire Protection Engineers; to enable fire department personnel to upgrade skills in the area of prevention; and to give architects, engineers and persons from other disciplines an opportunity to expand their knowledge of building, life safety, and fire protection. This certificate program meets the requirements of the California State Board of Fire Services Certified Firefighter I and college or university preparation.
- Students will demonstrate written and verbal communication skills required for entry-level Fire Inspector positions.
- Students will demonstrate requisite knowledge and skills that meet the National Fire Protection Association Standard 1031 for Fire Inspector I.
- Students will identify and evaluate hazardous conditions that are inherent to Fire Prevention.
Fire Inspector 1A
Fire Inspector 1B: Introduction to Fire and Life Safety
Fire Inspector 1C: Field Inspection
Fire Inspector 1D: Field Inspector
Fire Protection Organization
Fire Behavior and Combustion
Building Construction for Fire Protection
Fire Protection Systems