FPG012 - Pre-Graduate Experience

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:39:36.23
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:16:19.32


Subject Title
Pre-Graduate Experience

Subject Description
This subject provides the learner with the opportunity to experience directed participation in the fire department environment. In addition, the learner performs appropriate firefighter tasks/duties, which contribute to the learner's educational program outcomes in the areas of fire suppression and rescue, emergency patient care, fire prevention, public education and training. The majority of the practicum takes place in fire department environments supplemented with appropriate community experiences. During this experience, each learner works under the direction of a "preceptor". 

Credit Status
One credit in the Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training Ontario College Certificate 

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Ensure achievement of the overall program learning outcomes.
2. Successfully demonstrate the final outcomes of the graded practicum experience.
3. Prepare for OFM theory testing by reviewing curriculum learning outcomes and performance skills.
4. Practice critical thinking assessment and evaluation skills utilized by the firefighter.
5. Participate as appropriate in scenario-based training simulations. 

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
FIR001, FIR002, FIR003, FIR004, FIR005, FIR006, FIR007, FIR008, FIR009, FIR010, FIR011, FFF101 

Topic Outline
Hours for the Pre-Graduate Practicum Experience  172 hours

Mode of Instruction
Practical 

Prescribed Texts
None. 

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None. 

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
Completion of 172 hours of participation in the practical consolidation of skills including but not limited to mock interviews, critique and feedback, and OFM exam preparation.

Grading Policy:

80% attendance and successful completion of assignments and tests are required by the Office of the Fire Marshal to receive a SAT grade for this subject. 

Approved by: Sandra Noble