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The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) sets the standard for educational excellence. As a leader in continuing education for safety and health, UTA offers fire safety training and credentialing. UTA's fire safety training provides a safety and health focus for firefighters by combining the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Safety trained firefighters and emergency service personnel can effectively implement safety and health requirements at the fire department and firefighter levels. UTA provides professional education, technical assistance, and support services in fire safety. VIEW THE LIST OF FIRE SAFETY COURSES.

Upcoming Classes

BC1000 - Building Construction for the Fire Service
Monmouth County, NJ
April 27-29, 2015

FS710 - Blueprint Reading for the Fire Service
Monmouth County, NJ
April 30- May 1, 2015

FS1500 - Fire Safety & Health Mangement
Arlington, TX
April 27- May 1, 2015

LS108 - Life Safety for Industrial Storage
Arlington, TX
May 4-6, 2015

FS1500 - Fire Safety & Health Mangement
Austin, TX
May 4-8, 2015

FS860 - Applied Fire/Safety Protection & Emergency Analysis
Arlington, TX
May 18-22, 2015

LS104 - Life Safety for Ambulatory and Health Care
Arlington, TX
May 18-21, 2015

LS104 - Life Safety for Ambulatory and Health Care
San Antonio, TX
July 13-16, 2015

Now Offering...
FS 860 Applied Fire/Safety Protection & Emergency Analysis

Take your knowledge to the next level! The University of Texas at Arlington Center for Fire/Safety in Conjunction with the OSHA Education Center announces its new Applied Fire/Safety Protection and Emergency Analysis Course. Designed and Instructed by John Erichsen, Fire Chief of the Army (Retired). This 5 day training course is tailored for the Safety Professionals, Safety Risk Managers, Fire and Emergency Services Professionals, Emergency Management, Contractors, and Vendors wishing to expand their knowledge and education in Applied Fire/Safety Protection and Emergency Analysis. Course participants will be provided with a comprehensive working knowledge of fire protection and fire prevention as it pertains to life safety within the workplace. Starting with a historical background on the codes and standards, they will be provided information on legal and ethical authority, an introduction to fire safety, building construction, building occupancy classifications, means of egress, the features of fire protection, and tent fire safety code analysis, building rehabilitation, field inspections, and detailed information on the Incident Command System ICS 100, the basics for any organization’s coordination during emergent and nonemergent planning and operations. In addition to The University of Texas at Arlington Fire & Safety certificate, participants will also earn an OSHA certificate for OSHA 7105 - Evacuation and Emergency Planning. Click here to view downloadable PDF flyer.

Life Safety Specialist Training and Certification Program

The Life Safety Certificate provides detailed training to participants on the requirements found in the NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code and other applicable requirements. In this program you will gain the concept, structure, and technical knowledge necessary to apply the NFPA Life Safety Code to everyday issues affecting the fire service, industry, and your community. This training allows participants to identify basic life safety requirements and address those related to specific occupancies. It also maps the relationship to other safety and health requirements such as 29 Code of Federal Regulations 1910 and 1926. This program was specifically developed for Fire Officials, Fire Inspectors, Company and Department Officers, Facility Safety Managers, and all Environmental, Health and Safety professionals.

Fire Safety Specialist Training and Certification Program

Our Fire Safety Specialist Certification focuses on the safety and health skills and knowledge required to protect firefighters and emergency management service personnel, equipment, and facilities. You will master the 'know how' to analyze, implement, and manage an effective fire department occupational safety and health program. This training integrates NFPA, OSHA, and other applicable standards to improve overall safety in day-to-day activities as well as in emergency situations.

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Fire Safety Certifications

The public at-large today is demanding evidence of competency from professionals in their practice specialties. A certificate is an important credential that can help you to meet this need as well as position yourself for career advancement. Learn about certificate programs and professional certifications in fire safety.




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