CFPS Course

Certified Fire Protection Specialist courses are highly recognized certifications granted to experts in fire protection and prevention professions. As a reputed training institute, Arabian Infotech Training Institute offers a CFPS course in the UAE with a well-crafted syllabus to help you pass this certified examination. From basic fire regulations to professional-level fire safety training, CFPS certification programs will help the candidates ensure fire protection at their organization or company, following high-level fire safety standards. With flexible course timings and interactive sessions, make these fire safety training comprehensive and effective.

In order to attend the Certified Fire Protection Specialist program, the candidates need to fulfill certain criterias. Individuals with a bachelor's or master's degree in fire safety education or engineering fields from any accredited universities, along with a two-years’ working in fire protection are eligible. Associate-level degrees in fire protection or graduate/post-graduation in any other field with four years of relevant experience will make you eligible for this course. Lastly, candidates with high school diplomas and six-years of working in a fire safety-related profession can apply for this program.

Courses parameters

Duration 6 Weeks
Frequency Monthly
Days Weekend & Weekdays
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Our CFPS Course Syllabus

This highly acclaimed certification in-line with NFPA standards can be beneficial for fire safety officer, firefighter, fire inspectors, fire prevention officer, risk manager, and other top-level professionals. Here is our detailed syllabus structure:

Detection And Alarm

  • Understand operational characteristics of the modern fire alarm systems.
  • Understand operational characteristics and proper application of automatic fire detectors.
  • Understand the benefits and requirements of fire alarm systems interfaced to other systems.
  • Understand inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire alarm systems.

Water-Based Suppression

  • Evaluate need for water distribution systems.
  • Provide plans review for water-based systems.
  • Identify and understand water supply system requirements.
  • Identify and understand design criteria for hydraulics for fire protection.
  • Determine water supply adequacy.
  • Identify and understand the operating principles of stationary fire pumps.
  • Understand fine water mist systems and their applications.
  • Identify and understand the operating principles of automatic sprinkler systems.

Fire Suppression Without Water

  • Identify and understand halogen and direct halogen replacement agents and systems.
  • Provide plans review for non-water-based systems.
  • Identify and understand the properties, proper use/application, and the limitations of carbon dioxide extinguishing agents and application systems.
  • Identify and understand the properties, proper use/application, and the limitations of both dry and wet chemical extinguishing agents and application systems.
  • Identify and understand the basic characteristics and applications of various foam extinguishing agents and the methods for producing fire-fighting foam system.
  • Identify and understand proper use and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers.
  • Identify and understand the proper extinguishing agents and application techniques for combustible metal fires.
  • Care and maintenance of non-water-based extinguishing systems.

Fire Prevention

  • Develop policies, procedures, and training programs to inform and educate population in fire prevention principles and fire and life safety practices.
  • Understand proper design, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems and appliances.
  • Identify the components that, alone or in combination, form emergency and standby power systems.
  • Understand the dynamics of heating systems.
  • Identify basic components of and the hazards associated with ‘hot work’ and the following manufacturing processes.
  • Practice proper storage and handling procedures.
  • Identify the fire hazards of grinding processes.
  • Identify common types of refrigeration and associated hazards.
  • Identify the unique hazards of semiconductor manufacturing.
  • Identify fire prevention housekeeping basics.
  • Initiate and track corrective action for life safety and fire protection deficiencies and coordinate hazard abatement solutions with building managers, physical plant personnel, and engineering department.
  • Safety Control Systems (PLC Safety Controllers, Hardwired Interlock Systems) as it applies to:NFPA 70E, 79, 85 and 86 ANSI/ISA 84.00.01-2003 (IEC 61511) Safety Integrity Levels 1, 2 or 3.

Facility Fire Hazard Management

  • Possess knowledge of property fire insurance, building construction and/or field experience performing fire/property surveys involving detailed analyse.
  • Be able to observe, examine, inspect, gather data and describe all aspects of a property/building and business.
  • Conduct complex inspection surveys of commercial and residential properties to evaluate physical characteristics of a property and business.
  • Understand and apply related NFPA standards and company requirements and standards.
  • Possess knowledge of fire services, environmental hazards, and building construction.
  • Oversee acquisition, installation, operation, maintenance and disposition of building.
  • Manage the maintenance of building structures.
  • Evaluate code, law, and regulation compliance of a facility’s operations.
  • Develop and manage emergency preparedness procedures and assure all emergency and procedures are tested as planned.
  • Understand public protection class and municipal and private water systems.

Safety In The Built Environment

  • Identify challenges to safety in the built environment.
  • Apply fundamentals of safe building design.
  • Be familiar with the local and regional codes and standards for the built environment.

Basics Of Fire And Fire Science

  • Identify the chemistry and physics of fire.
  • Identify dynamics of fire growth.

Information And Analysis For Fire Protection

  • Conduct fire loss investigation.
  • Collect and use fire incident data and statistics.
  • Conduct fire analysis.
  • Apply data and analysis.

Human Behavior In Fire Emergencies

  • Identify principles of human behavior and fire.
  • Identify concepts of egress design.
  • Use calculation methods for egress prediction.

System Approaches To Property Classes

  • Assess life safety as it relates to:
    • Understand fire protection in special occupancies.
    • Understand fire protection in warehouse and storage operations.
    • Understand fire protection of electronic equipment.

Organizing For Fire And Rescue Services

  • Perform pre-incident planning for industrial and commercial facilities.
  • Understand operations of fire loss prevention and emergency organizations.
  • Understand operations of emergency medical services.
  • Understand municipal fire prevention and code enforcement operations.
  • Train fire and emergency services.
  • Understand operations of fire department facilities and fire training facilities.
  • Understand operations of public emergency services communication systems.
  • Understand fire department apparatus and equipment.
  • Understand the use and function of fire and emergency services protective clothing and protective equipment.
  • Evaluate fire department resources and the placement thereof.

Materials, Products And Environments

  • Understand the hazards of:
    • Understand explosion prevention and protection.
    • Understand the precautionary need for various types of air-moving equipment.
    • Selection, operation, and maintenance of materials-handling equipment.

Confining Fires

  • Understand building construction elements for fire protection.
  • Understand the following elements of confinement of fire in buildings.
  • Identify and describe the structural damage factors to be evaluated after a fire.
  • Identify fire hazards of construction, alteration and demolition of buildings.