Safety Codes Officer in the Fire Discipline

Add to your skill set and grow your career with safety code officer training.
 
Virtually every industry and public sector workplace needs a safety codes officer (SCO). Fire is one of 10 specific safety code disciplines. All ensure public safety by monitoring and inspecting structures and installations.
Safety Codes Council 
You'll do all theory courses online through the Safety Codes Council.
 
Practical courses are at the Emergency Training Centre.
 
For more information visit Alberta's Safety Codes Council.

Safety Codes Council
(SCO) online courses

Safety Codes Council (SCO) online courses

Fire Group A
  • 100140 Professional Communications Skills for Safety Codes Officers
  • 100115 Fire, Introduction to Written Communications for Fire SCOs
  • 100143 Fire, Basics of the Safety Codes Act in Alberta, AFC 2014
  • 100144 Fire, Introduction to the Alberta Fire and Building Codes, AFC 2014
  • 100141 Fire, Introduction to Fire Inspection, AFC 2014
  • 100142 Fire, Introduction to Fire Investigation, AFC 2014
 
Fire Group B Level 1 Inspector
  • 100116 Fire, Effective Writing Techniques
  • 100080M Introduction to the Safety Codes System in Alberta
  • 100166 Fire, Properties of Materials, AFC 2014
  • 100165 Fire, Building Construction & Protection Systems, AFC 2014
  • 100167 Fire, Inspection Procedures, AFC 2014
  •  Fire, Practical Evaluation for Inspector (Practicum)*
 
Fire Group B Level 2 Inspector
  • 100169 Fire, Courtroom & Legal Procedures, AFC 2014
  • 100170 Fire, Building Evaluation & Plan Reviews, AFC 2014
  • 100168 Fire, Evaluating Alternative Solutions, AFC 2014 1-AINSP
  • Fire, Applied Inspection (Practicum)*
 
Fire Group C Level 1 Investigator
  • 100116 Fire, Effective Writing Techniques for Fire SCOs
  • 100080M Introduction to the Safety Codes System in Alberta
  • 100165 Fire, Building Construction & Protection Systems, AFC 2014
  • 100166 Fire, Properties of Materials, AFC 2014
  • 100171 Fire, Cause Determination, AFC 2014
  • 100172 Fire, Investigation Procedures, AFC 2014
 
Fire Group C Level 2 Investigator
  • 100169 Fire, Courtroom & Legal Procedures, AFC 2014
  • 100170 Fire, Building Evaluation & Plan Reviews, AFC 2014
  • 100173 Fire, Advanced Investigation Procedures, AFC 2014
  • 1-AIPRA Fire, Applied Investigation (Practicum)*
 
* Practicums offered at LC ETC. See course information below.

 

Fire, Practical Evaluation
Inspector - Practicum

Fire, Practical Evaluation Inspector - Practicum

Course ID: #1-IPESC
Course Description:This practical evaluation for Fire Inspector Level I examines whether you have learned the inspection process taught in the Fire Inspector Level I courses.
Prerequisite(s):
  • 100116 Fire, Effective Writing Techniques
  • 100080M Introduction to the Safety Codes System in Alberta
  • 100166 Fire, Properties of Materials, AFC 2014
  • 100165 Fire, Building Construction & Protection Systems, AFC 2014
  • 100167 Fire, Inspection Procedures, AFC 2014
Evaluation: Practical evaluation
Cost: $725
Delivery options:
  • On-site schedule 2020: Jan 27 - 30 (Minimum of 4 Students Required)

Fire, Applied Inspection
Practicum

Fire, Applied Inspection Practicum

Course ID: # AINSP
Course Description: This course encompasses the practical application of the skills and knowledge acquired in Building Evaluation and Plans Review (1-BEPR) and Fire Protection Equipment and Water Supplies (1-FPEWS).
Prerequisite(s):
  • 100169 Fire, Courtroom & Legal Procedures, AFC 2014
  • 100170 Fire, Building Evaluation & Plan Reviews, AFC 2014
  • 100168 Fire, Evaluating Alternative Solutions, AFC 2014
Textbook: Students are required to supply their own copies of AFC and ABC. 
Evaluation: Practical evaluation 
Cost: $725
Delivery options:
  • Onsite schedule 2020 - Feb 10 - 13
 

Fire, Applied Investigation
Practicum

Fire, Applied Investigation Practicum

Course ID: # AIPRA
Course Description: Apply the skills and knowledge you learned to write a report, to justify the logic of your investigative process and findings.
Prerequisite(s):
  • 100116 Fire, Effective Writing Techniques for Fire SCOs
  • 100080M Introduction to the Safety Codes System in Alberta
  • 100165 Fire, Building Construction & Protection Systems, AFC 2014
  • 100166 Fire, Properties of Materials, AFC 2014
  • 100171 Fire, Cause Determination, AFC 2014
  • 100172 Fire, Investigation Procedures, AFC 2014
  • 100169 Fire, Courtroom & Legal Procedures, AFC 2014
  • 100170 Fire, Building Evaluation & Plan Reviews, AFC 2014
  • 100173 Fire, Advanced Investigation Procedures, AFC 2014
​Evaluation: Practical evaluation
Cost: $725
Delivery options:
  • On-site schedule 2020 - Mar 30 - Apr 2 (Minimum of 4 Students Required)









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