Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


FSA-102 - Principle of Emergency Services (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
Provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/ service; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service, fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to tactics and strategy.


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