Principles of Building Construction Q0751

Curriculum: Fire Protection: Technical
Training Specialist

George Morgan
301-447-1407

Delivery type
Online
Continuing education units
0.6
ACE recommendation
There is no ACE credit recommendation for this course.

Upon completion of this interactive course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of cross-disciplinary cooperation among fire protection and design professionals.
  • Explain the elements of building construction as they apply to construction codes.
  • Describe the elements of building construction as they apply to firefighter safety.
  • Anticipate fire behavior based on structural elements of, and thermal effects on, each of the following types of construction:

            - Protected noncombustible building construction.

            - Unprotected noncombustible building construction.

            - Masonry construction.

            - Heavy timber construction.

            - Wood-frame construction.

  • Explain how design elements and emerging building methods and materials affect fire behavior and structural performance.

Estimated completion time: six hours.

Selection criteria

None

Prerequisites

None

Post-course requirements

None