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UCC 141 FIRE PROTECTION INSPECTOR ICS – PART II

UCC 141 Fire Protection Inspector ICS – Part II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  UCC 141 Fire Protection Inspector ICS – Part II

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

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in UCC 140

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description:  This course covers techniques for plan review and field inspection of fire protection systems and electrical systems.  It is a detailed study of the New Jersey Uniform Code and the International Building Code, focusing on its relation to fire prevention.  It is part two 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.