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Basic Course Information Course Content And Objectives Relationship To College Programs Articulation Information Supplemental Course Information Approval Status Approval Info. - New Or Added Courses Addendum Documents

Section I: BASIC COURSE INFORMATION 
ECD #: 48229

  

  Outline Status: Approved Course

  

 

   

1. COLLEGE:  

 

 

2. SUBJECT:  FIRE TECHNOLOGY  

 

3. COURSE NUMBER:  217  

 

 

4. COURSE TITLE:  FIRE APPARATUS  

 

 

5. UNITS:  3

 

 

6. CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

 

   

This course covers the principles of care, maintenance and operation of fire department vehicles. Subjects include internal combustion engines, power development and transmission, torque and horsepower, electrical and brake systems, carburation, engine tune-up and troubleshooting, characteristics of fuels and lubricants, and safe emergency and non-emergency driving procedures.
7. CLASS SCHEDULE COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

 

   

This course covers the principles of care, maintenance and operation of fire department vehicles. Subjects include internal combustion engines, power development and transmission, torque and horsepower, electrical and brake systems, carburation, engine tune-up and troubleshooting, characteristics of fuels and lubricants, and safe emergency and non-emergency driving procedures.
8. INITIAL COLLEGE APPROVAL DATE: 

 

   

9. LAST UPDATE DATE:   1/29/16

 

 

10. CLASS HOURS: 

 

     
 
  Standard Hrs Per Week (based On 18 weeks) Total Hs per Term (hrs per week x 18)  Units
Lecture:

 3  

 54

 3

Lab/Activity (w / homework):

 0 

 0

 0

Lab/Activity (w /o homework):

 0 

 0

 0

Totals:

Lecture:

 3

Lecture:

 54

Lecture:

 3

Lab:

 0 

Lab:

 0

Lab:

 0

Total:

 3

Total:

 54

Total:

 3

 

 

  

 

 

Totals In Protocol:

Lecture:

 3

Lecture:

 54

 

Lab:

 0 

Lab:

 0

 

Total:

 3

Total:

 54

Total:

 3
 
 
 
11. PREREQUISITES, COREQUISITES, ADVISORIES ON

 

  RECOMMENDED PREPARATION, and LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT

 
Note: The LACCD’s Policy on Prerequisites, Corequisites and Advisories requires that the curriculum committee take a separate action verifying that a course’s prerequisite, corequisite or advisory is an “appropriate and rational measure of a student’s readiness to enter the course or program” and that the prerequisite, corequisite or advisory meets the level of scrutiny delineated in the policy.

Prerequisites: Yes  

 

 

SubjectCourse #TitleUnitsApproval Date
 FIRE TECHNOLOGY201FIRE PROTECTION ORGANIZATION33/15/11
      

 

 

 

Corequisites: No  

 

   

SubjectCourse #TitleUnitsApproval Date
      

 

 

 

 Advisories: No  

 

   

SubjectCourse #TitleUnitsApproval Date
      

   

12. OTHER LIMITATIONS ON ENROLLMENT (see Title 5,   

 

  Section 58106 and Board Rule 8603 for policy on allowable limitations. Other appropriate statutory or regulatory requirements may also apply):  

 

   

 
     
Basic Course Information Course Content And Objectives Relationship To College Programs Articulation Information Supplemental Course Information Approval Status Approval Info. - New Or Added Courses Addendum Documents