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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

High Rise Inspection Training Program (FPR-201)

Course Category: 
210 hours (6 weeks).
9 Metro-tech Center, Brooklyn, NY.
September 1997 - September 2007.*
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to perform fire and safety inspections of high rise structures in accordance with New York City rules and regulations.


Major topics include: local laws relating to high rise office and hotel/motel fire safety; NYC Building Codes (1938 and 1968 editions); Fire Department codes, directives, bulletins, and rules; fire alarm systems/fire command systems, and related codes; building construction and fire behavior in high rise offices and hotel/motels; certificate of fitness requirements; records required to be kept by the Fire Safety Director; fire safety plans for high rise offices and hotel/motels; violations/referrals/summonses; on-site testing of offices, hospitals, hotel/motels; and annual inspections of office buildings and hotel/motels.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Fire Prevention and Inspection (9/02). *NOTE: Credit is recommended for individuals who completed this course between January 1995 and September 1997 if the individual has successfully completed a final course examination administered at any point after September 1997. The individual's transcript should indicate that eligibility to apply for college credit is based on this arrangement, should document the original dates of training, and should document the date that testing occurred after September 1997. NOTE: The instruction in this course is based on New York City rules and regulations.