Building Services and Fire Prevention Practices Online Training

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Item #: OL158KIT
Price: $0.00
  • Description

    Familiarizing yourself with best practices for housekeeping, building care, and maintenance is key to being proactive with fire prevention. The Building Services and Fire Prevention Practices Online Training highlights the importance of the Certified Fire Protection Specialist® (CFPS®) being versed in building care and maintenance. Content covers operating principles and practices of maintaining emergency and standby power supplies, identifying heating systems and appliance hazards and safeguards, and comprehending the role of ventilation and fire protection for commercial cooking operations.

    Interactive features in this module include the Essentials of Good Housekeeping drag and drop activity. Participants also learn through three videos on fire scene risk assessment, an animation on kitchen hood fire suppression systems, and video footage of a significant Iowa City block fire. Building Services and Fire Prevention Practices concludes with an examination of how a CFPS can apply housekeeping practices and discern the potential burning behavior and risks of combining a variety of materials in construction, alteration, and demolition operations.

    At the end of the course, you should be able to:

    • Recall primary topics in Sections 10 and 11 of the Fire Protection Handbook® (FPH).
    • Define good housekeeping.
    • Assess good housekeeping practices for building care and maintenance.
    • Locate guidelines for emergency and standby power supply systems using NFPA® codes and standards.
    • Identify components of emergency standby power systems.
    • Summarize the components involved in a heating system and their potential fire hazards.
    • Summarize ventilation and components of ventilation.
    • List risks associated with ventilation system operation and component design as well as system maintenance.
    • Determine the safety of a site during construction, alteration, and demolition operations.


    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone involved in reducing fire loss, either physical or financial:
    risk managers, loss control specialists, fire officers, fire marshals, fire inspectors, safety managers, fire protection consultants, designers, engineers, code enforcers, facility managers, and others who have responsibilities dealing with the application of fire safety, protection, prevention, and suppression technologies

    Complete this course and qualify for 0.1 CEU. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.


    Group Training:
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  • Certification Learning Paths

    Whether for your personal growth or for the growth of your entire organization, NFPA® Learning Paths can help plot a successful journey to advanced certifications. This new series of web-based training is specifically designed to help you feel confident in the subject matter of the certification exam. The training process is delivered conveniently and remotely online so you can get it all done on your own terms, at your own pace.

    Current online training Learning Paths:

    • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS®) Learning Path
      The CFPS Learning Path is designed to be used in conjunction with the Fire Protection Handbook®. Candidates may only bring an original print copy of the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook, 20th edition, to the exam. If you do not already own the Fire Protection Handbook, it is available to purchase through the online catalog or at a local book distributor.
    • Certified Fire Protection Examiner (CFPE) Learning Path (available summer 2020)
    • Certified Fire Inspector I (CFI-I) Learning Path (available summer 2020)
  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 180 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.


    • For optimal online course performance, please use Google Chrome or Firefox® as your web browser. If you encounter any technical difficulty, check to make sure that cookies, javascript support and Adobe Flash are enabled.


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