Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 20, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

Fire Service Community Risk Reduction Certificate

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The Fire Service Community Risk Reduction certificate is designed for those interested in training in the area of risk management with a fire prevention emphasis.

Credit Hours Required: 22

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Fire Service Community Risk Reduction Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify various hazardous materials and their potential dangers.
  2. Explain issues related to fire prevention and the components and steps of inspection and enforcement.
  3. Discuss the legal issues and concerns affecting emergency services.
  4. Explain the basic elements of fire dynamics, construction, and fire protection systems as to how they affect origin and cause determination.
  5. Describe the function and purpose of fire protection systems.
  6. Determine factors and principles related to fire resistance, building codes and fire suppression issues.
  7. Use basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire.