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Locations

UI College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: deanengr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

UI Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

UI Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

UI CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: UI Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach

Fire Protection Certificate

In this online certificate program, you will be able to work around your schedule to complete courses and experience engaging and interactive videos, discussion and activities with other professionals around the country. The courses have been designed to help students become familiar with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Fire Code (IFA) standards and codes.

Program Description

The Fire Protection Certificate will prepare the student for a career in the fire protection field. The certificate program requires 18 credit hours. Two courses are offered every semester making it possible to complete the certificate in three semesters.

Possible outcomes of the certificate programs may include professional development, training toward certification (such as NFPA Fire Protection Specialist, Certified Fire Protection Specialist or Fire Inspector) and/or industrial loss prevention specialist training.

Program faculty include certified fire inspectors, Fire Chiefs or other fire protection professionals with decades of combined experience.

About the Courses

Modules in this course will include:

  • Community Risk Reduction
  • Pre-Incident Planning
  • Use of the Fire Protection Handbook
  • Municipal Fire Protection
  • Emergency Preparedness

Modules in this course will include:

  • Fire Investigation
  • The Fire Inspector
  • Electrical Fires
  • HVAC Design and Fire Prevention
  • Fire Prevention and Hot Work
  • Fire Prevention and Industrial Processes

Modules in this course will include:

  • Fire Alarms - Overview and Design
  • Fire Alarms - Inspection and Commissioning
  • Municipal Water Supply
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Fire Suppression Systems in the Commercial Kitchen

Modules in this course will include:

  • Fire and Life Safety Codes Usage
  • Occupancy Identification and Evaluation
  • Fire Access Management
  • Egress Evaluation
  • Performing the fire inspection

Modules in this course will include:

  • Hazardous Materials
  • Explosives Handling and Storage
  • Flammable Liquids and Gas Storage
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
  • Loss Control and Deficiencies

Modules in this course will include:

  • Municipal Fire Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Apparatus
  • Fire Science and Growth
  • Reading and reviewing plans
  • Occupancy Safety and Evacuation Plans
  • Human Behavior

Lee Ostrom, Ph.D., CSP, CPE, CTM, CFI-1

Associate Dean, College of Engineering,
Director of Academic Programs,
Idaho Falls Center
ostrom@uidaho.edu
208-757-5427

Cheryl Wilhelmsen, Ph.D., CIE, CFI-1, CTM

Director, Industrial Technology Program
cherylw@uidaho.edu
208-757-5428

Debbie Caudle

Undergraduate Academic Advisor
debrac@uidaho.edu
208-757-5454

Locations

UI College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: deanengr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

UI Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

UI Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

UI CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: UI Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach