- Describe different types of fires and fire protection.
- Explain how thick film and thin film intumescent coatings work.
- Define the role of the fireproofing inspector in regard to quality assurance and quality control.
- Recognize health and safety considerations for fireproofing projects.
- Recognize essential documents associated with the inspection of fireproofing projects.
- Explain the surface preparation and coating application processes for thick film and thin film intumescent coatings.
- Describe the products and equipment needed for surface preparation and coating application.
- Outline how to conduct and compile fireproofing survey reports.
- Identify factors that influence the required wet and dry film thicknesses of intumescent coatings.
- Recognize common application defects.
- Identify other forms of fire protection materials in addition to intumescent coatings.
- Thick film intumescent coatings
- Overview of passive fire protection
- Quality assurance and quality control
- Safety and the fire proofing inspector
- Fireproofing inspectors duties
- Principles of passive fire protection
- Conditional surveys and maintenance
- Thin film intumescent coatings
- Characteristics and quantity requirement
- Documentation, training, and application
- Dry film thickness
- Other forms of fire protection
This course is taken online and consists of three core modules: Thick Film Intumescent Coatings, Thin Film Intumescent Coatings, and Other Forms of Fire Protection. Each module is supplemented by quizzes. The course features units as a series of web pages that students can access whenever it is convenient to them. The written exam consists of 100, multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend all 8 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.