• This course is based on objectives from NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator and offers knowledge and skills essential to pump operation.
  • The student will be provided with the training to support firefighting activities that arise before, during and after fire attack with respect to their exterior only classification.
  • Provides specialized training in the realm of building collapse rescue, a threat in every community.  Content will include warning signs, collapse causes, void identification, safety precautions, search techniques, team operations, building construction a
    wareness, and initial fire department operations.  Several case studies will be discussed and a table top exercise is included.  Prerequisites: None
  • Provides identification and awareness information to allow students to make reasonable judgments in confined space rescue situations.  It includes topics such as regulations, response, planning, hazard types, personal protective equipment, retrieval equip
    ment, and air quality.  Case histories and student exercises provide opportunities to practice planning skills for confined space rescue response, as well as evaluate past incidents. A test will be given at the end of the class. Prerequisites: None
  • This program provides the firefighter with in-depth information on the functions of a fire department engine company.  Subject areas covered include: a historical review of an engine/hose company, various hose loads for effective fire suppression; water s
    upply set-up, staff assignments and recommendations on how to meet accepted performance objectives for an engine company.  The prerequisite for the course is Firefighter 1.  Pre-registration is not necessary.
  • Provides vehicle operators with a better understanding of the seriousness of emergency vehicle operation. This course stimulates the thought processes to make students aware of the potential for tragedy and financial loss. 
  • This second course in the Fire Officer series continues to examine the transition from firefighter to supervisor, further addressing the Fire Officer I job performance requirements of NFPA 1021. Topics include dynamics, information management and budgets
    , company level training, public education, community relations and labor relations, pre-incident planning, crew resource management, and strategy and tactics for multiple company operations.
  • This course trains fire police to perform their duties more effectively. It includes defining and interpreting terms, oath of office, relation to regular police officers, general duties,and various laws of interest to the fire service.
  • As the initial entry program for firefighting personnel, Firefighter I introduces firefighting concepts, practices and techniques necessary for success within the fire service.
  • Designed as the last step for interior structural firefighters, Firefighter II is based on performance objectives from NFPA Standard 1001, Firefighter Level II.
  • This course provides the student with the specialized skills required during heavy rescue operations. The program is both classroom lecture and hands-on training.  
  • This course provides the student with further instruction in the specialized skills required during heavy rescue operations.  The program is both classroom lecture and hands-on training.  It covers the use of meters, heavy rigging equipment and torches as
    well as elevator emergencies and industrial accidents.
  • Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents for Operational First Responder:  This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently using the Incident Command System (ICS) in supervisory roles on expanding or Type 3 incidents. 
  • This course enables students to identify and analyze health and safety aspects that affect the Fire Department, Ambulance and other Emergency responder in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • This course enables students to identify and analyze health and safety aspects that affect the Fire Department, Ambulance and other Emergency responder in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Topics covered in this course include an overview of Ladder Company functions at private dwelling fires and at commercial buildings, and introduction to basic aerial devices and the proper use of them at various types of occupancies.  The prerequisite for
    the course is Firefighter 1.  Pre-registration is not necessary.
  • This program is designed to provide the background knowledge necessary to perform rescue operations at a structural collapse incident.  The course includes instruction on: structural construction considerations such as types of construction, construction
    techniques, terminology and mechanism of collapse based on structure type; detailed concepts of structural shoring systems; void search and rescue operations in structural collapse incidents; structural collapse team organization and operations concepts.  Students will also participate in a hands-on component where emergency collapse shoring as well as basic collapse shoring construction will be introduced.  This is a 12 hour course which will be delivered over 2 sessions. Prerequisites: Basic Structural Collapse Operations
  • This two-day program will familiarize the student with the tools used in structural and excavation collapse related incidents.  This is an intensive hands-on course and students will be evaluated on proper use of the tools provided. This is a 16 hour cour
    se which will be delivered over 2 sessions. Prerequisites: Basic Structural Collapse Operations and Trench Rescue Awareness
  • This two-day program will thoroughly familiarize the student with the exterior shoring techniques needed to safely construct all the types of exterior shores generally needed to conduct safe rescue operations and stabilize the exterior of the structure. S
    tudents in this intensive hands-on course will be tested on the proper construction of the various shores needed to accomplish this task. This is a 16-hour course delivered over 2 sessions. Prerequisites:  Rescue Technician Basic, Basic Structural Collapse Operations, Medium Level Structural Collapse Concepts, and Medium Structural Collapse Operations: Tools  
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