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CF238-00 Building Construction for Fire Prevention (7)

Overview

This is a 1 day course: 7 hours of instruction. This course prepares the student to develop a better understanding of modern building construction methods as they relate to fire prevention, which will enable the student to make well informed decisions during plans review, Inspections and pre-plans that will enhance safety and effectiveness.

Course Code

CF238-00

Length

7 Hours

Fees

  • Please contact TFACA for non-member and/or group pricing.

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

None

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

None

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • IFSTA 3rd Edition, Building Construction Related to the Fire Service (Optional)

References

  • IFSTA 3rd Edition, Building Construction Related to the Fire Service

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of building construction as it relates to fire safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and plans review.
  • Discuss building variables as they relate to fire development
  • Explain communication of fire and the ways in which it occurs.
  • Discuss building failure, structural integrity, building systems, and design deficiencies as building design considerations.
  • Discuss methods of determining fire resistance and the limitations of each method.
  • Discuss the concept of fire load and its impact on building construction types.
  • Analyze the hazards associated with the various types of building construction.

Other Notes

None

Register

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