Fire Watch Orientation (ARSC)

Course Information

ARSC Fire Watch Orientation is the computer-based course designed to provide in-depth familiarization with the mechanics and importance of being a Fire Watch.

Some additional training may be necessary to meet actual site-specific or employer requirements.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel.


Course Content

This Course will review the following topics:

  • Hot Work,
  • OSHA & NFPA’s Welding
  • Cutting & Brazing Standards
  • Fire Triangle
  • Classification of Fire
  • When is a Fire Watch Attendant Required
  • Fire Extinguisher Symbols
  • OSHA Basic Precautions
  • Fire Watch
  • Responsibilities
  • Additional Equipment Requirements
  • Air Monitoring, Safety Requirements
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Aim



  • Computer training

    $40 Member / $45 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: A04FWA
Course Length (approx.): 45 Minutes + Test
Course Expiration: 1 year from class date
Passing Score Required: 80%
Retakes Allowed: Yes, and must pay for each retake 2xday
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: No
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo
Handouts: No
Course Exceptions: No verbal assistance or coaching allowed at testing


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): No
Social Security Verification (SSV): Yes
Background Screen: No
Medical Services: No


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