Fireproofing Inspector eCourse (FIRE INSP)
The Fireproofing Inspector eCourse is an online course that creates an increased awareness of fireproofing and proper inspection of applied protective coatings. This course is of benefit to individuals such as plant managers, asset owners, coating and fire protection suppliers.
- Describe different types of fires and fire protection.
- Explain how thick film and thin film intumescent coatings work.
- Define the role of the fireproofing inspector in regard to quality assurance and quality control.
- Recognize health and safety considerations for fireproofing projects.
- Recognize essential documents associated with the inspection of fireproofing projects.
- Explain the surface preparation and coating application processes for thick film and thin film intumescent coatings.
- Describe the products and equipment needed for surface preparation and coating application.
- Outline how to conduct and compile fireproofing survey reports.
- Identify factors that influence the required wet and dry film thicknesses of intumescent coatings.
- Recognize common application defects.
- Identify other forms of fire protection materials in addition to intumescent coatings.
- Thick film intumescent coatings
- Overview of passive fire protection
- Quality assurance and quality control
- Safety and the fire proofing inspector
- Fireproofing inspectors duties
- Principles of passive fire protection
- Conditional surveys and maintenance
- Thin film intumescent coatings
- Characteristics and quantity requirement
- Documentation, training, and application
- Dry film thickness
- Other forms of fire protection
This course is taken online and consists of three core modules: Thick Film Intumescent Coatings, Thin Film Intumescent Coatings, and Other Forms of Fire Protection. Each module is supplemented by quizzes. The course features units as a series of web pages that students can access whenever it is convenient to them.
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For information on attaining the Fireproofing Inspection Specialty, please visit the Fireproofing Specialty page.