• Program: Fire Protection
  • Course: Fire Protection Systems
  • Course #: FRPT1155
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course will teach the student how to review built-in fire protection system design. The student will learn about portable extinguishers, fixed special agent systems, water supply and sprinkler systems.

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 benefits of fire protection systems in various types of structures
Identify different types of non-water-based fire suppression systems
Evaluate the appropriate application of the different types of sprinklers
Identify the different types and components of sprinkler, standpipe, and foam systems
Analyze the operation and appropriate application for the different types of portable extinguishing systems
Ascertain appropriate application of the different types of sprinklers
Evaluate flow needs
Demonstrate flow testing procedures

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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