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Industrial Fire Protection Technician IFPT.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 14 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Effective as of Fall 2012

What is the program about?

This certificate provides the knowledge and skills required for the design, installation, operation and maintenance of automated sprinkler, fire detection, alarm and suppression systems. This certificate prepares the student to take the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies Level I, Fire Protection Examination.

Program Outcomes

  • Design fire detection and suppression systems for a variety of hazards and the inspection and installation of same.

Career Opportunities

More and more states are moving to National Institute of Certification of Engineering Technologies standards for employment in the fire protection systems field.


Course Title Credits
FST 1111 Fire Behavior & Combustion 3
FST 1113 Fire Prevention 3
FST 2201 Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply 3
FST 2204 Fire Protection Systems 5
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.