FIRES234 - Codes and Inspections

This course educates students about the principles and techniques of fire prevention and life-style inspection and code compliance.

Credits: 5

Distribution: Career Training


  1. Explain the code enforcement system and the fire inspector’s role in that system
  2. Describe the codes and standards development and adoption processes
  3. Describe the difference between prescriptive and performance based codes
  4. Recognize ethical practices for code enforcement officer
  5. Explain the application and interrelation of codes, standards, recommended practices and guides
  6. Describe the differences in how codes apply to new and existing structures