F SC 110 Basic Fire Academy (7)
Lec-4, lab-9 (16 wks)
Credit, Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: Pass the Civil Service Examinatio for H-2 Fire- Fighter; pass the physical agility examination; pass the SFFD background history investigatin; pass the medical verification examination given by the SFFD physician.
This intensive 16 week course includes principles, procedures and techniques of fire fighting. Students will learn technical and manipulative skills necessary in basic concepts of fire control, fire behavior and tactics and strategy. Students will learn laws and regulations affecting the fire service, use of fire service tools and equipment, apparatus, hose, ladders, breathing apparatus, ropes, and medical skills and equipment for EMT certification. Meets state fire marshal requirements for Firefighter 1 certification.