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Fire Protection Technology Certificate (C55240)

The Fire Protection Technology certificate program is designed to provide knowledge of the fire service and its infrastructure. This program will focus on developing a sound foundation and understanding of the history of the fire service, public education, fire service building construction, introduction to wildland firefighting, fire sprinklers and auto alarms and fire protection law. All certificate courses are creditable toward the Associate degree (AAS) Fire Protection Technology.

This certificate will not meet any of the requirements for State Certification as a firefighter.

Course and Hour Requirements

Required Courses

Credit Hours

FIP 120

Introduction to Fire Protection

3

FIP 124

Fire Prevention & Public Education

3

FIP 132

Building Construction

3

FIP 146

Fire Protection Systems

4

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 13

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