Overview of the history and philosophy of fire prevention: organization and operation of a fire prevnetion bureau: use of fire codes for identification and correction of fire hazards: relationship of fire prevention to built-in fire protection systems; importance of fire investigation and fire safety education.  Prepares student for NFPA Fire Protection Specialist exam.  Three lecture.

Application of written and oral communication in the fire service.  Students write incident reports, daily logs, and investigation and personnel documents.  Training uses National Fie Academy's four steps: Preparation, Presentation, Application and Testing based on the NFPA 1041 Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I.