Fire Protection Technology
Courses are taught at the high school with textbooks provided by Transylvania County Schools.
Fall Semester 2010 and Spring Semester 2011
Fire Protection Technology 1; Monday through Friday, Third Block
FIP 120 Introduction to Fire Protection 3 Credit Hours
This course provides an overview of the history, development, methods, systems, and regulations as they apply to the fire protection field. Topics include history, evolution, statistics, suppression, organizations, careers, curriculum, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the fire protection field.
FIP 124 Fire Prevention and Public Education 3 Credit Hours
This course introduces fire prevention concepts as they relate to community and industrial operations. Topics include the development and maintenance of fire prevention programs, educational programs, and inspection programs. Upon completion, students should be able to research, develop, and present a fire safety program to a citizens or industrial group, meeting NFPA 1021.