FSC 3345: Introduction to Fire Prevention


Provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention. Topics include the history and philosophy of fire prevention, organization and operations of a fire prevention bureau, use and application of codes and standards, plans review, fire inspections, fire and life safety education, and fire investigation.


  1. Explain the role of fire prevention in accordance with the national fire problem.
  2. Describe fire prevention organizations and associations.
  3. Relate fire prevention governance to jurisdiction authority.
  4. Define the functions of a fire prevention division.
  5. Describe inspection practices and procedures.
  6. Explain the standards for professional qualifications for personnel within the fire prevention division.
  7. Summarize opportunities in professional development for fire prevention personnel.
  8. Describe the historical development of fire prevention.


  1. FSC 2010


Principles of fire prevention (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2016)
Author: Diamantes, D.
ISBN: 9781284041866
Price: $97.79

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