• Program: Fire Protection
  • Course: Fire Investigation I
  • Course #: FRPT1125
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to teach the student the basic skills needed for fire scene investigations.

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:
Discover flashpoint, flammable range, ignition temp, vapor density, and specific gravity
Diagnose special extinguishing systems
Determine methods of heat transfer
Discover back-draft and flashover
Classify building types
Identify factors that determine point of origin
Diagnose fire sprinkler systems

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

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