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Fire Protection Inspections Certificate (C55240S)

Location(s): Carrington-Scott Campus (Graham Campus)


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The (Fire) Inspections Certificate is a 15-hour concentration under the curriculum title of Fire Protection Technologythat has been specifically designed to prepare firefighters for inspections-level positions within the fire service. It providesprofessional development and career enhancement opportunities for those currently employed seeking promotion or transferinto inspections-level positions within fire service careers.

Courses taken toward completion of the certificate apply toward both the diploma, as well as to the Fire ProtectionTechnology Associate in Applied Science degree.

Course work includes five FIP courses: Introduction to Fire Protection; Building Construction; Fire Protection Law;Inspections & Codes; and Detection & Investigation. Completion of state certification exam(s), probationary period(s), andother minimum requirements must be met to become a state-certified inspector in the fire service. Completion of this certificatealone will not grant state certification.

Students entering for the certificate options are required to meet the same criteria for the diploma and the FIP A.A.S.

First Year


Fall 1st Semester


Semester Total: 9 Contact Hour(s)


Semester Total: 9 Credit Hour(s)


Spring 2nd Semester


Semester Total: 6 Contact Hour(s)


Semester Total: 6 Credit Hour(s)


Total: 15 Contact Hour(s)


Total: 15 Credit Hour(s)


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