F SC 111 Firefighter One Academy (11.5)
Lec-150, Lab-156, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Students trained to State Fire Training Firefighter One standards, National Fire Protection Association standards for Firefighter One. F SC 111 covers municipal and wildland firefighting, tactics and strategy, technical rescue and hazardous materials, firefighter safety, manipulative skills, and Homeland Security Incident Command System, that will meet all mandated requirements.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe and explain Fire Fighter I standard operating procedures and terminology.
- Outcome 2: Demonstrate operational use of the incident command system used in fire service incidents.
- Outcome 3: Compare and contrast the different classes of fire, fire behavior and combustion in different building types, and extinguishment and ventilation methods used in emergency fire situations, including urban and wildland fire environments.
- Outcome 4: Identify, safely operate, and maintain fire service apparatus, tools, equipment, and water supply systems appropriate to a variety of emergency fire situations, including technical rescue type incidents.
- Outcome 5: Compare and contrast fire prevention and fire investigation in the fire service, demonstrating how fire prevention programs work, and how fire origin and cause is determined in fire investigation processes.
- Outcome 6: Examine fire and life safety initiatives that support the fire department's mission to reduce firefighter line-of-duty injuries and fatalities.
- Outcome 7: Operate fire service communications equipment.
- Outcome 8: Describe the organization of a fire department as it relates to equal employment opportunities, harassment, diversity, and employee assistance programs.