Fire Protection Technology Course Descriptions

FRP150 Intro to Fire Protection
Introduces the philosophy and history of fire protection. Covers the history of loss of life and property in fire; responsibilities of fire departments in a community; organization and function of fire protection agencies and allied organizations; sources of professional literature; survey of professional career opportunities and requirements; and development of a resume. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP151 Fire Incident Rel Experience 1
Provides an introductory orientation to Fire Incident Related Experience that fulfills the requirements of OR-OSHA and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training for Entry-Level Firefighter. These standards must be met prior to an individual responding to emergency incidents. Prerequisite: Admission restricted to students chosen through an application process. Consent of instructor required. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP152 Fire Incident Rel Experience 2
Provides continuing information about large-diameter hose uses, attack hose procedures, ICS and passport information, firefighter responsibilities, and ISI SCBA procedures. Includes SCBA use under extreme working loads, refilling SCBA bottles, the use of cascade systems, live-fire attack practices, salvage operations, overhaul practices, fire cause investigation, the firefighter’s responsibility, district familiarization, map book use, radio procedures, driving laws and practices, power tool operation and maintenance, ventilation principles, and vertical ventilation. Includes a practicum for NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator certification and driving portions of NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump. Prerequisite: FRP151 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP153 Fire Incident Rel Experience 3
Introduces new skills and a practicum to function safely and effectively as an integral member of a firefighting team and successfully pass testing for Firefighter 1. Includes a practicum for NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump certification. Students completing the course will take written and task performance tests for NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator. Prerequisite: FRP152 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP154 Water Supply Operations
Covers the scope of water supply operations in the fire service. Includes pre-planning operations, water supply requirements, source options, delivery systems and options, and hydraulic calculations. Designed to meet the competencies as set forth by DPSST Firefighter II and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump. Prerequisite: FRP152 and MTH070, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP157 Hazardous Materials Operations
Provides knowledge and skills necessary to safely respond to and manage the defensive operations involved in a chemical emergency. Also provides skills to operate in offensive fashion for some common flammables (gasoline, propane, etc.). Corequisite: FRP150. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP158 Fire Pump Construct/Operation
Covers the theory of pump operation, types and features of various pumps, practical operation of fire pumps and accessories. Includes drafting, hydrant and tanker operations, and rule-of-thumb fire ground hydraulic calculations. Prerequisite: FRP151 and FRP152, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP160 Incident Safety Officer
Covers N.F.P.A. 1521 and OSHA regulations regarding utilization of an on-scene safety officer. Prepares officers and firefighters to work together to promote safety at every emergency scene. Offered as needed
1 Credits

FRP161 Fire Management Practices
Covers the concept of fire management including the role of departments and districts in local government, funding and selection methods for providing fire protection. Offered as needed
1 Credits

FRP162 Managing Fire Personnel
Introduces fire department human resource management techniques. Includes hiring, supervision and performance review procedures. Offered as needed
1 Credits

FRP163 Planning Fire Protection
Covers the tools needed to plan a community's fire protection system. Includes analyzing a community's fire risk, establishing types of protection, and developing implementation and evaluation plans. Offered as needed
1 Credits

FRP164 Fire Department Budgets
Covers the preparation, adoption and filing of public law, and management of a fire district budget. Includes district budget analysis methods, use of levies, budget management and appropriation of expenditures. Offered as needed
1 Credits

FRP165 Public Relation/Info/Education
Introduces the role of public relations, public information and public education as tools to provide and enhance awareness of public safety. Offered as needed
1 Credits

FRP166 Firefighter's Law
Covers the legal responsibilities of firefighters in driving, inspection, emergency operations, communication, fire prevention, and rights. Includes a firefighter's rights as a civil service employee. Offered as needed
1 Credits

FRP169 Fire Department Leadership
Emphasizes the role of fire service leaders in managing the daily operations of a fire company. Covers leadership concepts such as types of supervisors, including attitudes, cooperation, individual differences, motivation, communications and counseling as part of the management cycle. Prerequisite: FRP150 or ES172, either with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

FRP170 Fire Fighting Tactics/Strategy
Covers the development of systematic action plans for emergency situations. Includes recognizing and prioritizing emergency scene needs and developing related strategies, tactics and contingencies. Describes how resources should be deployed to implement those plans. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP171 Fire Prot Systems/Extinguisher
Covers types and uses of portable fire extinguishers, as well as care, inspection, and recharging procedures. Includes various types of sprinklers and special extinguishing systems, standpipe systems, and systems designed to detect and report fires. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP172 International Fire Codes
Interprets the International Building Codes, International Fire Code, State Fire Marshal Fire Safety Regulations and related Oregon revised statutes, N.F.P.A. and other codes relating to fire prevention and life safety. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP173 Law for Emergency Services
Covers Emergency Services' legal responsibilities related to driving, inspections, emergency operations, communications, fire prevention, and provision of ambulance services. Includes employee and member's rights, duties, liabilities and preparation for presentations in court. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP174 Fire Investigation
Emphasizes the importance of determining the cause of fire. Studies the burning characteristics of combustibles and the effects of fire on materials, interpreting burn patterns and isolating the area and point of origin, identifying incendiary indications, sources of ignition and materials ignited and preservation of fire scene and evidence. Prerequisite: FRP150 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
4 Credits

FRP179 Wildland Urban Interface
Studies causes, standard firefighting orders, urban interface problems, fire suppression methods, fireground management and structure triage. Designed to meet some of the competencies as set forth by DPSST for Wildland Interface Engine Boss. Prerequisite: FRP151, FRP152, and FRP153; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed.
3 Credits

FRP256 Emergency Svcs Rescue Practice
Presents technical information on various emergency services rescue situations. Covers tools and personal protective equipment, ropes and knots, trench rescue, confined space rescue, water rescue, building searches, outdoor searches, rescue in situations involving elevation differences, package patients, and vehicle extrication. Offered as needed
4 Credits

FRP257 Hazardous Materials/Inspectors
Covers how to handle inspections involving hazardous materials. Covers the requirements for handling, storing and reporting on various hazardous materials. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP259 Major Emergency Strat/Tactics
Covers major emergencies and applies principles relating to incident priorities, resource management, and tactical operations to make judgments about the management of major emergencies. Prerequisite: FRP150, FRP151, FRP152, FRP153, and FRP170; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP260 Fundamental of Fire Prevention
Covers the history and philosophy of fire protection through review of life and property loss statistics, case studies of fire protection agencies, current and future fire protection problems, and fire prevention laws and regulations. Develops an awareness of, and positive attitude toward, fire prevention as a method of accomplishing the fire department mission. Explores issues of difference, power, and responsibility in the workplace as it relates to early fire prevention efforts and workplace safety. Offered as needed; CLCT
3 Credits

FRP261 Fire Incident Rel Experience 4
Introduces additional skills and provides a practicum to function safely and effectively as an integral member of a firefighting team and successfully pass testing for NFPA Firefighter I. Includes a practicum NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump certifications. Students completing the course will take written and task performance tests for NFPA Firefighter I and NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator. Prerequisite: FRP153 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP261H Fire Incident Rel Exp/4 Honors
Introduces additional skills and provides a practicum to function safely and effectively as an integral member of a firefighting team and successfully pass testing for NFPA Firefighter I. Includes a practicum for NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump certifications. Students completing the course will take written and task performance tests for NFPA Firefighter I and NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator. Provides a practicum for leadership, supervisory, and management skills. Prerequisite: FRP153 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP262 Fire Incident Rel Experience 5
Introduces new skills and provides a practicum for NFPA Firefighter II, NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump certifications. Assists with entering the job market and in becoming more successful in competitive fire service entry processes. Prerequisite: FRP261 with a grade of C or better. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

FRP262H Fire Incident Rel Exp/5 Honors
Introduces new skills and provides a practicum for NFPA Firefighter II, NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump certifications. Assists with entering the job market and in becoming more successful in competitive fire service entry processes. Provides a practicum for leadership, supervisory, and management skills. Prerequisite: FRP261 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP263 Fire Incident Rel Experience 6
Offers additional skills and provides a practicum for NFPA Firefighter II, NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with fire Pump certifications. Prepares students for entering the job market and assists them in becoming more successful in competitive fire service entry processes. Introduces contemporary issues regarding the furnishing of emergency services. Students completing the course will take written and task performance tests for NFPA Firefighter II. Prerequisite: FRP262 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP263H Fire Incident Rel Exp/6 Honors
Offers additional skills and provides a practicum for NFPA Firefighter II, NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, and NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump certifications. Prepares students for entering the job market and assists them in becoming more successful in competitive fire service entry processes. Introduces contemporary issues regarding the furnishing of emergency services. Students completing the course will take written and task performance tests for NFPA Firefighter II. Provides a practicum for leadership, supervisory, and management skills. Prerequisite: FRP262 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP266 Bldg Construct/Fire Suppress
Focuses on fire problems inherent in structural elements of buildings. Includes inspection of various building types as a basis for applying effective extinguishment practices with adequate safeguards for personnel. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP272 International Fire Codes 2
Studies the International Fire Code, State Fire Marshal Fire Safety Regulations and related Oregon revised statutes, N.F.P.A., and other codes relating to fire prevention and life safety. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP277 NFPA Fire Instructor 1
Provides training to instructor candidates from multi-discipline activities found within Public Safety (fire, law enforcement, wildland, emergency medical services, etc.). Prepares the program participants for planning instruction, using a variety of instructional methods, teaching diverse learners, and evaluating course outcomes. Includes guidelines for addressing the critical issues of safety and the legal issues of training, and provides opportunities for participants to take part in application activities. This course meets the competency standards established by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Instructor I. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP278 NFPA Fire Instructor 2
Provides training to instructor candidates from multi-discipline activities found within Public Safety (fire, law enforcement, wildland, emergency medical services, etc.). Uses an intensive instructional methodology program to prepare the participant for planning and developing all aspects of course curriculum. Includes needs analysis, task analysis, course goals and objectives, lesson plan development, instructional support materials and evaluation instruments. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP280A Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
1 Credits

FRP280B Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
2 Credits

FRP280C Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
3 Credits

FRP280D Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
4 Credits

FRP280E Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
5 Credits

FRP280F Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
6 Credits

FRP280G Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
7 Credits

FRP280H Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
8 Credits

FRP280I Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
9 Credits

FRP280J Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
10 Credits

FRP280L Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
12 Credits

FRP281 Fire Prevention Inspection
Covers methods of contemporary fire prevention inspection practices. Includes preparation, pre-approach information, written inspection notices, relations with owners and occupants, and compliances. Prerequisite: FRP172, FRP260, and FRP266; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP282 Juvenile Fire Setter Intervent
Provides basic information regarding the purpose and scope of a juvenile fire setter intervention program and how it should be structured; legal aspects of dealing with juveniles; child development; the continuum of juvenile fire setting; effective communication, interviewing, and questioning techniques; screening juvenile fire setters; and education and referral intervention processes. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP284 Public Info for Fire Service
Provides students with the ability to identify public and proprietary information to form media releases and develop and maintain positive relations with media representatives. Prerequisite: FRP173 and FRP174, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP286 Adv Detection/Protection Sys
Provides training in the design of fire protection systems and the evaluation of existing systems with regard to fire codes, fire code standards and National Fire Protection Standards. Prerequisite: FRP171 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

FRP288 Fire Prevention Education Prog
Uses fire data to analyze the prevention needs in a community and to design a public fire education program directed to preventing or mitigating certain fires in that community. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

XFRP0970A Emergency Services Job Shadow
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
0 Non-Credit

XFRP9300A Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
.2 CEU

XFRP9300B Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
.4 CEU

XFRP9300C Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
.6 CEU

XFRP9300D Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
.8 CEU

XFRP9300E Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
1 CEU

XFRP9300F Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
1.2 CEU

XFRP9300G Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
1.4 CEU

XFRP9300H Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention and fire department leadership.
1.6 CEU

XFRP9300J Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
2.5 CEU

XFRP9300K Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
3 CEU

XFRP9300L Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
3.5 CEU

XFRP9300M Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
4 CEU

XFRP9300N Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
4.5 CEU

XFRP9300P Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
6.5 CEU

XFRP9300Q Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
9.5 CEU

XFRP9300R Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
12 CEU

XFRP9300S Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
20 CEU

XFRP9300T Fire Protection Accredited Sem
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and National Fire Protection Accreditation (NFPA) accredited training involving specified course content in firefighting skills, firefighter safety, fire prevention, and fire department leadership.
0 CEU

XFRP9300U Play Safe-Be Safe
Explores the nature and extent of children's fire play. Uses a review of children's cognitive skills to develop an understanding of the techniques needed to teach children fire safety. Presents statistics on the number of fires started by children each year, and the deaths, injuries, and property loss resulting from these fires. Links the Health Belief and Integrated Models of health behavior change to each workshop objective and exercise.
.4 CEU