Public Education

Course Code: FRSE 243

Academic Year: 2021-2022

Students discuss the legislative responsibility to provide public education under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act (FPPA). They examine the tools and strategies on how to work with community stakeholders. Students employ public education initiatives including best practices related to various mediums of communication, Community Risk Assessment, mental health awareness, community partnership building and reaching out to diverse communities. In addition, they demonstrate the principles of adult learning and develop the basic skills essential to successful instruction. Finally, students interpret the Provincial Minimum Acceptable Model and the Three Lines of Defence. Students complete the eligibility requirements to the write provincial certification exam NFPA 1035 Public Fire and Life Safety Educator.