FSF918 - Public Education

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Subject Title
Public Education

Subject Description
Conducting effective public fire and life safety education is an integral part of the job of a fire safety professional. This subject focuses on the management and delivery of public fire and life safety education programs both in the public and private sectors. Topics include basic learning theories, community-based programme development cycle, train-the-trainer, public relations, partnerships and high risk groups.

Credit Status
One credit toward the Fire Safety Certificate Program.

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

1. Describe the methods used in conducting a needs analysis and producing a fire and life safety concern profile for an organization or a local community.

2. Describe the teaching and training theories, strategies, methods, delivery evaluation and validation techniques for different target groups of trainees.

3. Given selected scenarios, plan, develop and implement appropriate public relations strategies.

4. Given selected scenarios, plan, develop and implement an appropriate fire and life safety programme for an organization or a local community.

5. Describe the steps in establishing and maintaining effective partnerships and fundraising in support of public fire and life safety education.

6. Perform as a trainer/facilitator/co-ordinator of public fire and life safety education events.

Academic Integrity
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Discrimination/Harassment
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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.