Program Outcomes (FPET)

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Bob Traufler

Career Advisor


Location Central/Mohler Campus
Hours Mon - Fri, 7:15 a.m.  - 2:45 p.m.

At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Define fire detection and fire suppression systems.
  2. Differentiate between active and assive fire protection systems.
  3. Designs and drafts plans and estimates costs for installation of fire protection systems for facilities and structures, applying knowledge of drafting, physical science, engineering principles, and fire protection codes.
  4. Analyze blueprints and specifications prepared by architect to determine dimensions of system to meet fire protection codes.
  5. Determine design and size of system components, using calculator or computer.
  6. Draft detailed drawing of system to ensure conformance to specifications and applicable codes.
  7. Identify alarm system components and their operations.
  8. Interpret the protection system design for on-site installation, operation, and maintenance of fire protection systems.
  9. Design and diagram a wet and dry fire protection system.
  10. Analyze the causes of fire to determine extinguishing agents and methods.
  11. Define and use basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire. Demonstrate the importance of public education in relation to fire prevention.
  12. Identify the systems and equipment used in the control and suppression of fire. 
  13. Apply the theoretical principles of the chemistry and physics of fire, and hydraulics to define water supply demands.
  14. Write cogent reports and documention in appropriate formats.
  15. Understand the structural (static and dynamic) properties of buildings.

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking