Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-503-193 061337 Fire Protection Systems
Outline of Instruction
|10-503-193 FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS ...provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire detection and suppression systems.|
Prior Learning Assessments
Describe various types and uses of fire protection systems.
Describe the basic elements of a public water supply system as it relates to fire protection.
Explain the benefits of fire protection systems in various types of structures.
Explain why water is a commonly used extinguishing agent.
Identify the different types and components of sprinkler, standpipe and foam systems.
Describe current residential and commercial sprinkler legislation.
Identify the different types of non-water based fire suppression systems.
Explain how the different types of detectors detect fire.
Describe the hazards of smoke
Identify the four factors that can influence smoke movement in a building.
Discuss the appropriate application of fire protection systems.
Explain the operation and appropriate application for the different types of portable fire protection systems.
Describe the basic elements of a public water supply system including sources, distribution networks, piping and hydrants.
Explain the basic components of a fire alarm system.