Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Building Construction : 1-16 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

This class provides an understanding of construction types from fire resistive materials such as brick, block, concrete and steel, to wood frame structures. These typical single family and multifamily residential or business occupancies may be balloon frame, “stick built” with full dimensional lumber, or engineered components. The structural members of floor and roof systems are discussed as they relate to their intended purpose and what they do under live and dead loads while under the stress of fire and suppression activities. Openings such as windows, doors, skylights and ventilation shafts are discussed as they relate to the firefighting, search and rescue profile.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Building Construction.pdf

This course is part of the following Program

  • cornerstone

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



If you have specific questions about this course contact SEAN BURKE

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Upcoming Classes

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pekin Sat, Apr 21 2018 -
Sat, Apr 21 2018

effingham Sat, Apr 21 2018 -
Sat, Apr 21 2018

rockford Sat, Apr 28 2018 -
Sat, Apr 28 2018

marion Sat, May 5 2018 -
Sat, May 5 2018

genoa Mon, May 7 2018 -
Mon, May 7 2018

bartonville Tue, Jul 10 2018 -
Tue, Jul 10 2018

 
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