Fire Inspector


This training is for anyone with responsibility for loss prevention, facilities planning and management in industrial, institutional and municipal settings. It emphasizes codes and legislation, planning, advanced fire behavior and advanced elements of building construction.

Copies of the ABC and AFC can be purchased from the following:

http://www.qp.alberta.ca/570.cfm?frm_isbn=0660196379&search_by=link
http://www.qp.alberta.ca/570.cfm?frm_isbn=0660196395&search_by=link

Copies of the Safety Codes Act and Regulations can be purchased from the Alberta Queens Printer - http://www.qp.alberta.ca/ 

Note: Students who are located outside of Alberta and taking these courses via distance learning still must use the ABC/AFC as references, however, they should also become familiar with the codes in their jurisdiction.


Level I:

• Introduction to the Safety Codes System in Alberta (offered by SCC)
• Building Construction and Protection Systems (ID#1-BCPS)
• Properties of Materials (ID#1-PMSC)
• Communication Skills (offered by SCC)
• Fire Service Familiarization (ID#1-FSFSC)
• Alberta Codes and Standards (ID#1-ASCSS)
• Inspection Procedures (ID#1-IPSC)
• Inspector Practical Evaluation (ID#1-IPESC)

Level II:

• Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire SCO (ID#1-CLPSC)
• Building Evaluation and Plans Review (ID#1-BEPR)
• Fire Protection Equipment and Water Supplies (ID#1-FPEWS)
• Applied Inspection Practical (ID#1-AINSP)

Introduction to the Safety Codes System in Alberta (previously Law for Fire Safety Codes Officers)

This course is offered through the Safety Codes Council. To register for this course contact the SCC toll-free at 1 888 413 0099.

Note
: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.

This course is offered through the Safety Codes Council. To register for this course contact the SCC toll-free at 1 888 413 0099.

Note
: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.


Building Construction and Protection Systems
ID #1-BCPS

This course teaches the fundamentals of building construction and fire protection systems. It focuses on the elements of building construction and fire suppression that manage the impact of fire.

Evaluation: proctored written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.
Correspondence, Client-hosted $545
ID #1-BCPS

This course teaches the fundamentals of building construction and fire protection systems. It focuses on the elements of building construction and fire suppression that manage the impact of fire.

Evaluation: proctored written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.


Alternative delivery method: Correspondence, Client-hosted
Course Cost: $545
Properties of Materials
ID #1-PMSC

This course covers the physical and chemical characteristics that affect or determine the degree of hazard associated with flammable and combustible liquids, metals and dusts, and compressed and liquefied gases. Learn the classification of dangerous goods and the regulations governing their storage and handling. Also learn to apply the Alberta Fire Code to the inspection and enforcement tasks required of a safety codes officer.

Evaluation: proctored written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.
Correspondence, Client-hosted $545
ID #1-PMSC

This course covers the physical and chemical characteristics that affect or determine the degree of hazard associated with flammable and combustible liquids, metals and dusts, and compressed and liquefied gases. Learn the classification of dangerous goods and the regulations governing their storage and handling. Also learn to apply the Alberta Fire Code to the inspection and enforcement tasks required of a safety codes officer.

Evaluation: proctored written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.


Alternative delivery method: Correspondence, Client-hosted
Course Cost: $545
Clearly Communicating & Written Communications for the 21st Century
ID #1-CSSC

This course is offered through the Safety Codes Council. To register for this course contact the SCC toll-free at 1 888 413 0099.
ID #1-CSSC

This course is offered through the Safety Codes Council. To register for this course contact the SCC toll-free at 1 888 413 0099.

Fire Service Familiarization
ID #1-FSFSC

This course is for anyone interested in becoming a safety codes officer in the fire discipline, but who doesn’t have experience or knowledge of the fire service. Learn the basic terminology, equipment, and operating procedures used in the fire service. However, it will not provide you with the competencies of a firefighter.

Evaluation: practical evaluation, proctored written exam

This course is not scheduled.  If you are interested in taking it, please contact the Office of the Registrar toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8633 $545
ID #1-FSFSC

This course is for anyone interested in becoming a safety codes officer in the fire discipline, but who doesn’t have experience or knowledge of the fire service. Learn the basic terminology, equipment, and operating procedures used in the fire service. However, it will not provide you with the competencies of a firefighter.

Evaluation: practical evaluation, proctored written exam

This course is not scheduled.  If you are interested in taking it, please contact the Office of the Registrar toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8633

Course Cost: $545
Alberta Codes and Standards
ID #1-ASCSS

In this course learn and apply the Alberta Fire Code, the Alberta Building Code and referenced standards in a complementary and coordinated way.

Evaluation: proctored written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.
Introduction to the Safety Codes Officers (previously Law for the Fire Safety Codes Officers)
ID #1-BCPS Building Construction and Protection Systems
ID #1-PMSC Properties of Materials
ID #1-CSSC Communication Skills
ID #FSFSC Fire Service Familiarization or one year experience as a firefighter Correspondence, Client-hosted $545
ID #1-ASCSS

In this course learn and apply the Alberta Fire Code, the Alberta Building Code and referenced standards in a complementary and coordinated way.

Evaluation: proctored written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.


Prerequisite: Introduction to the Safety Codes Officers (previously Law for the Fire Safety Codes Officers)
ID #1-BCPS Building Construction and Protection Systems
ID #1-PMSC Properties of Materials
ID #1-CSSC Communication Skills
ID #FSFSC Fire Service Familiarization or one year experience as a firefighter
Alternative delivery method: Correspondence, Client-hosted
Course Cost: $545
Inspection Procedures
ID #1-IPSC

In this course learn about the authority and need for an inspection program within your jurisdiction including the requirements for a quality management plan. Examine tank storage of flammable and combustible liquids and the requirements in the Alberta Fire Code for all classes of occupancy, calculate occupant loads and conduct inspections of small or medium size commercial or public occupancies.

Evaluation: proctered written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.
ID #1-ASCSS Alberta Codes and Standards Correspondence, Client-hosted $545
ID #1-IPSC

In this course learn about the authority and need for an inspection program within your jurisdiction including the requirements for a quality management plan. Examine tank storage of flammable and combustible liquids and the requirements in the Alberta Fire Code for all classes of occupancy, calculate occupant loads and conduct inspections of small or medium size commercial or public occupancies.

Evaluation: proctered written exam

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.


Prerequisite: ID #1-ASCSS Alberta Codes and Standards
Alternative delivery method: Correspondence, Client-hosted
Course Cost: $545
Inspector Practical Evaluation
ID #IPESC This practical evaluation for Fire Inspector Level I is designed to examine whether you have learned the inspection process taught in the Fire Inspector Level I courses.

Evaluation: practical evaluation All other NFPA 1031 Level I courses. $545 Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2017
ID #IPESC
This practical evaluation for Fire Inspector Level I is designed to examine whether you have learned the inspection process taught in the Fire Inspector Level I courses.

Evaluation: practical evaluation

Prerequisite: All other NFPA 1031 Level I courses.
Course Cost: $545
Scheduled: Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2017
Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire SCO
ID #1-CLPSC

In this course learn to operate effectively within a civil or criminal/quasi-criminal (regulatory) court setting. The course will expose you to the theoretical basis for legal process and to practical experience with the judicial process (both civil and regulatory) leading up to the trial and throughout the trial process itself.

Evaluation: proctored written exam
NFPA 1031 Level I $545 Feb 6 - 10, 2017
ID #1-CLPSC

In this course learn to operate effectively within a civil or criminal/quasi-criminal (regulatory) court setting. The course will expose you to the theoretical basis for legal process and to practical experience with the judicial process (both civil and regulatory) leading up to the trial and throughout the trial process itself.

Evaluation: proctored written exam


Prerequisite: NFPA 1031 Level I
Course Cost: $545
Scheduled: Feb 6 - 10, 2017
Building Evaluation and Plans Review
ID #1-BEPR

In this course learn to apply codes and standards to plans review and building evaluation so you can identify, document and address all deficiencies. You will also learn to modify existing codes and standards and to recommend policies and procedures for the delivery of inspection services.

Evaluation: assignment (practical evaluation)
ID #1-CLPSC Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire Safety Codes Officers $545 Feb 13 - 17, 2017
ID #1-BEPR

In this course learn to apply codes and standards to plans review and building evaluation so you can identify, document and address all deficiencies. You will also learn to modify existing codes and standards and to recommend policies and procedures for the delivery of inspection services.

Evaluation: assignment (practical evaluation)


Prerequisite: ID #1-CLPSC Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire Safety Codes Officers
Course Cost: $545
Scheduled: Feb 13 - 17, 2017
Fire Protection Equipment and Water Supplies
ID #1-FPEWS

In this course learn to apply codes and standards to plans review and building evaluation, with a focus on fire protection equipment and water supplies, to identify, document and address all deficiencies.

Evaluation: proctored written exam
ID #1-BEPR Building Evaluation and Plans Review
ID #1-CLPSC Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire Safety Codes Officers $545
ID #1-FPEWS

In this course learn to apply codes and standards to plans review and building evaluation, with a focus on fire protection equipment and water supplies, to identify, document and address all deficiencies.

Evaluation: proctored written exam


Prerequisite: ID #1-BEPR Building Evaluation and Plans Review
ID #1-CLPSC Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire Safety Codes Officers
Course Cost: $545
Applied Inspection Practical
ID #1-AINSP

This 32-hour course encompasses the practical application of the skills and knowledge acquired in Building Evaluation and Plans Review (1-BEPR) and Fire Protection Equipment and Water Supplies (1-FPEWS).

Evaluation: practical evaluation with assigned pre-course work

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.
ID #1-BEPR, Building Evaluation and Plans Review
ID #1-CLPSC Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire Safety Codes Officers
ID #1-FPEWS Fire Protection Equipment and Water Supplies
NFPA 1031 Level 1 $545
ID #1-AINSP

This 32-hour course encompasses the practical application of the skills and knowledge acquired in Building Evaluation and Plans Review (1-BEPR) and Fire Protection Equipment and Water Supplies (1-FPEWS).

Evaluation: practical evaluation with assigned pre-course work

Note: Students are required to provide their own most recent copies of the Alberta Fire Code and the Alberta Building Code.


Prerequisite: ID #1-BEPR, Building Evaluation and Plans Review
ID #1-CLPSC Courtroom and Legal Procedures for Fire Safety Codes Officers
ID #1-FPEWS Fire Protection Equipment and Water Supplies
NFPA 1031 Level 1
Course Cost: $545