Online Class: Basic Fire Safety


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  • 15
    Lessons
  • 17
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 10
    Hours
    average time
  • 1.0
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

Despite popular belief, fire is not always a bad thing. The evolution of fire, and its connection to mankind is one of the most important events to humankind. With education and proper action, you can utilize controlled fire to enhance ecosystems and return nutrients back to the earth. When you deal with fire, whether it involves a home, business, vehicle, or plot of land, at some point in your life, you will need to be prepared with knowledge on fire safety, prevention, fire control, and recovery, after experiencing an unforeseen wildfire or house fire. During this online course, we will look at many different ways in which to prevent, control, and stay safe from fire.

Take a closer look and see different ways a fire can start, the fire triangle, the fire behavior triangle, methods of heat transfer, the stages of a fire, the evolution of fire, fire weather, and fire behavior. We cover the various types of fire, fire survival strategies, and fire prevention for your property and yard. Need to know how to evacuate your home? Check out the quizzes!

Learn how to prepare your finances in preparation for a fire, evacuation, and recovery. What do you do if your clothes catch fire? The first twenty-four hours are the most important in recovering from a fire. Learn the crucial steps to secure your property, and inventory your losses after a fire. Also, we help you understand how to deal with the phycological and mental health issues related to fire events. Having crucial knowledge such as this can save property, lives, and aid in prevention of fires and injuries from fires. 

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Course Lessons

Lesson 1: Basics of Fire Behavior

In this lesson, we will take a closer look at how a fire starts, as well as the fire triangle, the fire behavior triangle, methods of heat transfer, the stages of a fire, fire weather, and fire behavior. Additional lesson topics: Understand Fire Behavior to Improve Your Situational Awareness; Fire Safety Facts; The Science of Fire 52 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: Introduce Yourself
  • Assessment: Quiz 1

Lesson 2: Types of Fire

There are different types of fuels that can react in many different ways, not all of them good. Additional lesson topics: Stages of Flashover; Types of Fire; The Several most common types of fire; Weather Elements that Affect Fire Behavior; Classes of Fire 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 2

Lesson 3: Surviving Strategies

This lesson will show you how fire affects not only humans and homes but also property, plants, and animals. Additional lesson topics: Survival strategies to help you escape a forest fire; How to Escape a Burning Building; Fire Survival: The Escape Plan to Save Your Life; Basic fire escape planning 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 3

Lesson 4: Fire Prevention for Your Property

If your property or neighboring properties have heavily forested areas, you should focus on how to prevent wildfire occurrences on your property. Additional lesson topics: Prepare for a Wildfire; Wildfire safety tips; Prepare your lawn and garden for fire season; Preventing Wildfires 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 4

Lesson 5: Fire Prevention and Evacuation for Your Home

Every year, thousands of people die from fire in the U.S. with most residential fire deaths occurring not from the flames but from smoke inhalation and toxic gases. Additional lesson topics: From people to property, fire doors protect your assets; Types of Smoke Alarms and Detectors; How Does a Smoke Vent Work and Make Your Building Safer?; Windows Play a Key Role in Home Safety 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 5

Lesson 6: Fire Prevention for Your Business

Businesses that prepare fire plans, train employees, and call for professional help immediately stand a much better chance of a full recovery from a serious fire. Additional lesson topics: Developing a comprehensive fire safety plan for businesses; Tips for Fire Prevention and Preparedness at the Office; Several Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems; It's Your Business: Fire Prevention and Recovery 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 6

Lesson 7: Evolution of Fire

In this lesson, we will discuss when we began using fire, the evolution of cooking, genetic mutation, smoke and disease, the importance of fire on humanity, and the medical applications of fire. Additional lesson topics: How Smoke from Fires Can Affect Your Health; The discovery of fire by humans: a long and convoluted process; The Importance Of Fire to Human Life; The Hidden Health Hazards of Smoke and Soot 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 7

Lesson 8: Active Fire Intervention Solutions

In this lesson, we will discuss various procedures and solutions to preventing, suppressing, and controlling fire within your own means. Additional lesson topics: The Basics of Passive Fire Protection; Community Risk Reduction; Community Wildfire Protection; Difference Between Passive and Active Fire Protection 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 8

Lesson 9: Preparing Your Finances for a Fire

In this lesson, we will discuss how to prepare financially for a house or business fire. Additional lesson topics: 8 Steps to Prepare For A Fire; Preparing Your Finances for a Flood, Fire or Other Disaster: Having a Plan; Wildfire Reality Check 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 9

Lesson 10: Fire Escape and Evacuation Planning

In this lesson, we will discuss the previously mentioned topics so that you are able to protect yourself, your family and pets, exotics, and livestock animals. Additional lesson topics: Emergency and Evacuation Planning Guide for Employers; Evacuation Plans and Procedures eTool; Several Ways Your Pet Could Start Your House on Fire; Pre-Evacuation Preparation Steps 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 10

Lesson 11: Procedures for When You are In a Fire

In the event of a fire within a structure such as your house, business, school, store, or corporate office it is best to have a solid evacuation plan in place, as well as proper alarms and fire exits. Additional lesson topics: Stop, Drop and Roll; Escape and Safety from Vehicle Fire; Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke; Vehicle safety tips 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 11

Lesson 12: Understanding Firefighter Procedures

In this lesson, we will discuss the Rules of Engagement for fires, the need for the Rules of Engagement, and the rules and procedures that firefighters must live by in order to keep themselves safe when conducting search and rescue operations. Additional lesson topics: Rules of Engagement for Structural Firefighting; Standard Operating Guidelines 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 12

Lesson 13: After a Fire

In this lesson, we will discuss the steps one typically takes to recovering and repairing life and home after a fire. Additional lesson topics: After the Fire or Disaster: Dealing with Your Insurance Company; Dealing with the Aftermath of a Fire; Insurance Claim Tips For Partial Loss Fires; What to do afterwards 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 13

Lesson 14: Psychological and Mental Health Issues

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the emotions that you, your family, your pets, exotics, and livestock animals are likely to go through, and steps you can take to start the process of recovering emotionally. Additional lesson topics: PTSD After House Fire; Common Emotional Reactions after a fire; What You Should Know about the Emotional Impact of Fires 50 Total Points
  • Assessment: Quiz 14

Lesson 15: Recovery and Restoration of Land and Property

In this lesson, we will summarize the best ways to recover and restore your land and property back to normal after fires. 500 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Assessment: Quiz 15
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
1202
Total Course Points
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe basics of fire behavior.
  • Describe types of fire.
  • Describe surviving strategies.
  • Summarize fire prevention for your property.
  • Summarize fire prevention and evacuation for your home.
  • Summarize fire prevention for your business.
  • Describe evolution of fire.
  • Prepare your finances for a fire.
  • Describe procedures for when you are in a fire.
  • Summarize firefighter procedures.
  • Describe recovery and restoration of land and property after a fire.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 

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Course Title: Basic Fire Safety
Course Number: 9770496
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Course Fee: $75.00 U.S. dollars

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