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UCC 140 FIRE PROTECTION INSPECTOR ICS – PART I

UCC 140 Fire Protection Inspector ICS – Part I

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  UCC 140 Fire Protection Inspector ICS – Part I

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  4.0          Lecture:  4.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  None

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description:  This course is designed to satisfy the educational requirement for mastery of the Fire Protection Subcode for residential and small commercial structures.  The course is based on the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code and the (ICC) International Building Code.  It covers techniques for plan review, materials testing, field inspection, and report writing.  It is part one of a two-part 120-hour course required for licensure as Fire Protection Inspector ICS.

Course Goals:  Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the organization and content of the UCC and the fire protection subcode;
  2. identify, describe, and apply systems design and installation practices required by the UCC and/or its referenced standards for active and passive fire suppression to determine the adequacy of fire detection and fire alarm systems in plan review;
  3. demonstrate knowledge of basic fire protection requirements; and
  4. identify and describe information pertaining to the structural, architectural, mechanical, fire protection, and electrical features of a building that must be shown on the plans to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Uniform Construction Code.