FPP693 - Fire Prevention Office Career Preparation

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Subject Title
Fire Prevention Office Career Preparation

Subject Description
This course has been designed to provide guidance to individuals embarking on a career as a Municipal or Private Fire Prevention Officer.  The course gives student the tools necessary to be top competitors in these challenging and rewarding careers.  Students will receive comprehensive preparation through training and support that will ensure success in passing initial academic and interview testing. 

Students will have a unique opportunity to learn various hiring processes of Municipal Fire Departments and learn what it takes to be successful in the recruitment process.

Seneca's Fire Protection Engineering Technology Programs provide students with comprehensive fire protection education combining both practical and theoretical components. These classes will provide participants with a program overview and additional fire protection industry knowledge that is expected in today?s ever changing fire protection workforce.

Credit Status
One college subject credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Analysis and comprehend Fire Protection Technology industry. 
  2.  Understand various hiring processes and applicant requirements for Municipal Fire Departments and Private Corporations that require Fire Prevention Inspector / Officers. 
  3. Evaluate and practice sample Fire Prevention Officer Entry Exams.
  4. Apply interviewing techniques in a mocked up Fire Service style interview. 
  5. Demonstrate your understanding of the Fire Industry via a presentation.
  6. Analysis and practice independent decision-making, code interpretation and relevant communications skills for effective achievement of fire safety through inspection and enforcement.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.