HS-001 Fire Protection: 6 PDH
Description of the course / activity content:
The Fire Protection online PDH course is a part of the Health and Safety category of courses. This course provides guidance on basic fire protection issues related to the safeguarding of life and property against fire loss. It describes the fundamental principles of fire science and of the dynamic of fire growth in buildings and demonstrates how a sound understanding of these is necessary before viable fire protection measures can be implemented.
The course develops an engineering appreciation of standard practices and regulations related to the prevention, detection and suppression of fires.
This course is based on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services document “Fire Protection”.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have increased understanding of fall protection requirements and systems used in the construction industry.
This course is intended for use by all architects, engineers, land surveyors, design and construction professionals, health and safety officers, students and others interested in learning about fire protection in construction.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain fire hazards and general fire performance of various materials
- Explain the fundamentals of fire science such as fire as a chemical reaction, fire fuels, flaming combustion and ignition sources
- Describe in details the dynamics of fire
- Outline the basic principles of fire protection: preventing fire ignition and managing fire impact
- Explain principles of fire detection through aerosol, heat, gas, infrared and UV detectors
- Describe the theory of fire suppression
- Categorize suppression systems with compatible fire hazards
- List and explain different fire suppression systems (water, foam, chemical)
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Health and Safety category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 6 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 6 PDH online course, you will need to take a 30 question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 6 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self