Conducting Safe Live Fire Training Evolutions

Instructional Hours: 12.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely conduct fire training evolutions in accordance with Institute policies and procedures.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are the history of live fire training, legal considerations, and the impact of training-related line-of-duty deaths and serious injuries. In addition, there is discussion of various risk-reduction strategies including preventing heat stress, ensuring hydration, performing rehabilitation, and ensuring an effective rotation of instructors. Major focus is placed upon safe strategies for conducting training in gas-fired and non-gas fired structures, the use of non-structural fire training props, and acquired structures. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions, complete all required online and classroom activities and homework assignments, and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examinations.


MFRI Instructor I (MGMT 110), or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Fire Service Instructor I certification. It is recommended that students be active, MICRB certified emergency services instructors.

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Instructional Hours: 12.00
Start Date: 10-14-2020
End Date: 10-28-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 09-08-2020
Registration Close: 09-25-2020
Guardian Hose Company More →

Class will meet in person 10/14, 10/25 & 10/28; Class will be via Zoom 10/19, 10/21, 10/26

Class on Sunday 10/25 starts at 0800 hours; Evening classes are 1900-2200 hours

Start Date: 11-08-2020
End Date: 11-14-2020
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Saturday and Sunday
Registration Open: 06-23-2020
Registration Close: 10-19-2020
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Class will meet 11/8 and 11/14