Instructional Hours: 60.00
Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to become a firefighter. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand and apply the principles of fire behavior; building construction; water distribution systems; fixed fire protection systems; ventilation; hose streams; fire prevention; inspections; ladders; and rescue techniques.
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are incident command, building construction, ventilation, water distribution, hose streams, fixed fire protection systems, fire prevention, inspection pre-planning, ladders, and rescue procedures. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.
Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the written and practical examination. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Fighter II.
The prerequisites for this course are MFRI Firefighter I (FIRE 101)
MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, IFSAC or DOD/IFSAC Firefighter I certification.
A minimum of one year experience as a Firefighter I is suggested before enrolling.