This course is designed for Fire Service personnel responsible for conducting scheduled fire safety inspections or company inspections. Assumptions are made that the participant understands the Fire Services Act and basic fire development theory. The courses emphasizes Parts 1, 2, 6 and 7 of the 2006 BC Fire Code Regulation, which provides an overview of fire safety requirements in and around buildings as well as the inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for fire protection systems in buildings. The course also reviews, in a general way, the topics covered in Parts 3, 4 and 5 of the 2006 BC Fire Code Regulation. These topics include emergency planning for, and the general regulations relating to indoor and outdoor storage, the classification of flammable and combustible liquids, service stations and hazardous processes such as dust producing processes and spray coating operations.The course is completed over a four day period, consisting of 28 hours of class time, homework assignments, in class projects, a mid term and final examination (both are open book).
Participants must bring the BC Fire Code to the first class. (Formerly FIP165)