Fire Inspector 2 Series

ATPC2111 FIRE CHEMISTRY

45 contact hours, 0 college credits, Class Size: 6 Min, 25 Max
Course Fees: $290.00

This course is designed to give the basic chemistry of hazardous materials, features of matter and energy, forms of matter including chemical formulas of some flammable and combustible substances and the nature of chemical bonding. Principals of chemical reactions related to fire and oxidation and the chemistry of fire. Subject material also includes chemistry of common elements and corrosive materials. Particular emphasis is placed on the specific substances that are found in fires that ignite and accelerate burning.

NOTE: This course may require work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. Students will be notified prior to the class. Part of Fire Investigator I, and Fire Inspector II.

ATPC2610 FIRE INVESTIGATION: ORIGIN AND CAUSE

45 contact hours, 3 college credits, Class Size: 6 Min, 25 Max
Course Fees: $290.00

The curriculum in this course is designed to enhance the fire investigators ability to detect and determinate the origin and cause of a fire. Specific topics include fire behavior review, investigator ethics, construction, ignition sources, reading fire patterns and scene reconstruction. Special topics include electrical fire investigation, woodland fires, vehicle fires, mobile home fires, RV & boat & ship fires. Additional topics include special emphasis on fire scene documentation and extinguishing/alert systems.

NOTE: This course may require work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. Students will be notified prior to the class. Students are required to have hard hat, protective boots and gloves. Part of Fire Investigator I and Fire Inspector II.

ATPC2541 PRIVATE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS II

45 contact hours, 3 college credits, class size: 6 minimum, 25 maximum
Course Fees: $290.00

This course is an in-depth discussion of pre-engineered and portable systems, extinguishing agents, inspection procedures for code compliance and enforcement, and alarm systems.

ATPC2706 PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

45 contact hours, 0 college credits, class size: 6 minimum, 25 maximum
Course Fees: $290.00

This course prepares the student to serve effectively as a organizational spokesperson, according to current practices in the profession of public relations and numerous examples from the fire service. Particular emphasis will be placed on case studies in crisis communications and the role of the Public Information Officer’s role in the Incident Command System.

NOTE: This course is an approved elective for Fire Inspector II and Fire Officer II. The Fire Inspector 2 series requires you take EITHER this course OR Fire and Life Safety Educator 1.

ATPC1793 FIRE & LIFE SAFETY EDUCATOR I

45 contact hours, 3 college credits, class size: 6 minimum, 20 maximum
Course Fees: $290.00

This course is designed to provide the public educator with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully perform as a fire and life safety educator as addressed in NFPA 1035. For those who practice the multidiscipline profession of fire and life safety educator (including uniformed fire service personnel and other professionals), topics include fire behavior, community assessment, injury prevention and juvenile fire setting. The student will also develop presentation skills and learn how to formulate public education programs. This course meets the national certification criteria for Fire and Life Safety Education, Level I.

NOTE: This course is an approved elective for Fire Inspector II and Fire Officer II. The Fire Inspector 2 series requires you take EITHER this course OR Pubic Information Officer.