Principles of Building Construction: Combustible

Principles of Building Construction: Combustible

  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/30
  • None
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  • In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science or general building construction. As of July 2014, this course is recommended for 1 semester hour in fire science at the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category. (7/14).

American Council on Education (ACE)
  • This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.

U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)

The course provides an introduction to basic construction principles and the special characteristics of wood and ordinary construction as they concern the fire service. The primary emphasis is on improving firefighter’s ability to ensure firefighter safety by recognizing common causes and indicators of failure and other hazards related to wood and ordinary construction and it’s contents.