This Course equals 0.8 CEUs.Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with instructor in primary language of the training. Audience:
The Construction Site Fire Safety Manager Training is designed to fulfill the training requirements for Fire Safety Manager under the new regulation, section 1401.1 of the NYC Fire Safety Department.
While there are no prerequisites to attend the training, it is recommended that students intending to apply for this certification review the experience guidelines outlined on the FDNY webpage under Notice of examination for the Co of F S-56. Course Description
In this course includes introduction to the Fire Code and Fire Department Rules, including their organization and terminology, Fire Code construction site provisions (FC Chapter 14 and 3 RCNY Chapter 14), Chapter 14, Section 1408., and all construction site fire safety requirements, as set forth in 3 RCNY 1401(c) Upon conclusion of training, all participants who successfully pass the course exam will receive a certificate of completion and verification letter for Construction Site Fire Safety Training from TSCTA.Learning Outcome
In order to apply to the Fire Department for the S-56 Certificate of Fitness, students must pass the school graduation test at the end of the day. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Methods of Instruction:
- Evaluate Fire Department reference material, including the S-56 Certificate of Fitness Study Guide, to stay current with the New York City Fire Code.
- Identify rules and regulations that were promulgated after serious fires in New York City.
- Determine New York City specific fire safety issues.
- Prescribe control measures for New York City fire safety issues.
- Choose safe work methods, including best practices for fire safety at their construction sites to prevent fires.
- Pass the school graduation test on the basis of having successfully completed the CSFSM course.
This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, and class discussion. Completion Requirements
100% attendance for the course and active participation in learning activities including hands-on exercises and the end exam is required. Students must receive a minimum passing score of 70% on the 50-question multiple-choice exam to pass the class and receive the course completion certificate and verification letter. Students are allotted 2-hous to complete the exam, which is not open book.
Students who do not pass the end-of-course test will be extended a second opportunity to take the exam. It is the students’ responsibility to contact TSCTA to schedule their retake exam within one week of the original class date.
Students who do not successfully pass the exam a second time will have the option of registering for another construction site fire safety manager training course at a reduced price of 50% of the original course fee. Students must contact TSCTA to schedule and pay for the retake class within 6 months following the original class date. After 6 months, students will be required to pay the full course fee.
Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Students who miss time from any individual session must reschedule and attend the full training course. For TSCTA’s full attendance and make-up time policies please refer to http://www.tscta.com or the Student Policy and Information Form.