Principals of Building Construction: Combustible (NFA)

NFA005 - 12.00 Hours

Description

NFA logoThis National Fire Academy (NFA) course introduces basic construction principles and the special characteristics of wood and ordinary construction as they relate to the fire service. The primary emphasis is on improving the officer's ability to ensure firefighter safety by recognizing common causes and indicators of failure and other hazards related to a building's construction or contents. You will be able to better predict the overall reaction of a building to fire conditions.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

NFA logoThis National Fire Academy (NFA) course introduces basic construction principles and the special characteristics of wood and ordinary construction as they relate to the fire service. The primary emphasis is on improving the officer's ability to ensure firefighter safety by recognizing common causes and indicators of failure and other hazards related to a building's construction or contents. You will be able to better predict the overall reaction of a building to fire conditions.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam. Exceptions may be discussed with lead instructor.

Topics

Collecting, formatting and retrieving information +Ordinary construction and alterations +Principles of construction +Wood construction

Suggested Audience

All emergency and crisis response personnel.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.

To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in the course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

All extension courses are classroom only.


Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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