CFPS : Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)

CFPS : Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)

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  • course description:

    The 2-volume Fire Protection Handbook serves as the body of knowledge for the CFPS examination. The CFPS Primer, while not a test prep classroom training, does offer practical instruction that will help participants quickly locate specific facts within the encyclopedic handbook. If participants are serious about their career in fire protection, the CFPS credential serves as a distinguished mark of achievement within the profession.

  • course learning outcomes:

    - The purpose of the Certified Fire Protection Specialist credential is to recognize, through certification, qualified individuals who are dedicated to curtailing fire loss, both physical and financial, and who have acquired a level of professionalism through applied work experiences and related education opportunities, and through successful completion of a certification examination.
    - The goal of the CFPS program is to promote the discipline of fire protection and prevention. A specific degree is not mandatory for obtaining your CFPS designation. The credential is a balance of education and experience and provides an opportunity for the fire protection specialist to achieve professional recognition. The National Fire Protection Association maintains certification and recertification criteria as related to fire protection specialists.
    - CFPS certification provides two distinct opportunities for candidates. First, the process provides the individual with a period of self-assessment and self-improvement during the process of preparing for the examination and documenting professional experience. Second, achievement of certification provides the individual with recognition by his or her peers and employers or potential employers.

  • Course outlines:

    - Safety in the Built Environment.
    - Basics of Fire and Fire Science.
    - Information and Analysis for Fire Protection.
    - Human Behavior in Fire Emergencies.
    - Fire Prevention.
    - Facility Fire Hazard Management.
    - System Approaches to Property Classes.
    - Organizing for Fire and Rescue Services.
    - Materials, Products and Environments.
    - Detection and Alarm.
    - Water-Based Suppression.
    - Fire Suppression without Water.
    - Confining Fires.

  • practical aspects of the course:


  • who should attend?

    - Those people planning to take the CFPS certification examination, as well as facility managers, asset managers, architects, safety personnel, fire service professionals, code officials, fire protection engineers, operations managers, and loss prevention specialists

  • duration:

    4 Days Seminar, 5th day Written Certification Exam


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