PRINCIPLES OF FIRE SERVICE SAFETY AND SURVIVAL

  • Program: Fire Protection
  • Course: Principles of Fire Service Safety and Survival
  • Course #: FRPT1055
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain the 16 life safety initiatives
Validate the need for national training standards as they correlate to professional development
Understand the concepts of risk management and mitigation as it pertains to emergency services
Defend the need for annual medical evaluations and the establishment of physical fitness criteria

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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