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Testing and Evaluation of Water Supplies for Fire Protection Q0218

Fundamental level course
Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Technical
Training Specialist

Keith Heckler

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

This interactive, fundamental level, computer-based course in the Fire Prevention: Technical curriculum not only offers the opportunity to understand the testing and evaluation of water supplies, but also provides reference resources and several printable graph forms. The course is interactive, self-paced and self-directed and combines graphics, text, narration, animation and video to promote implied learning objectives.

The course covers the following areas:

  • Testing and evaluation of available water supplies for water supply systems.
  • On-site storage systems, and rural areas not served by a water supply.
  • Determining water supply for automatic sprinklers, standpipe systems, and for fire suppression activities.

Also included is a mastery test.

The course emphasizes decision-making, predictions and responses by students consistent with the course materials presented. Students can perform and/or reinforce previously learned skills, concepts and behaviors.

The primary audience is fire suppression and training officers and code enforcement officials.

This course addresses the professional competency related to:

  • Firefighter II for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.
  • fire officers for NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.
  • fire inspector, plans examiner for NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner.
  • Training officers for NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, related to determining available fire flows for fire protection.

Estimated completion time: six hours.

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