Firefighter I

Requires Medical Clearance
Must be submitted prior to the first class session.

Instructional Hours: 135.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely and effectively perform basic firefighting operations as part of a firefighting team. 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; and inspections, ladders, and rescue techniques.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are the fire department organization, communications, the incident command system, ropes and knots, fire behavior, safety, fire prevention, personal protective equipment, fire extinguishers, respiratory protection, ventilation, hoselines, forcible entry, search and rescue procedures, and ladder and sprinkler systems. 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 examinations.

*Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Firefighter I

Prerequisites

This course requires medical clearance.

Firefighter I

Instructional Hours: 135.00
Requires Medical Clearance  - Must be submitted prior to the first class session.
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
Start Date: 03-18-2024
End Date: 06-29-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 02-29-2024
Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-101-S047-2024
Registration is Closed.
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org

Baltimore County Fire Service Members Only

Saturday Sessions are 0800-1500 hrs.

Start Date: 04-16-2024
End Date: 07-16-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 05-17-2023
Registration Close: 03-27-2024
Hurlock Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-101-S002-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-101-S002-2024
Coordinated by: Lower Eastern Shore. For questions contact: lescontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 05-02-2024
End Date: 09-10-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 02-27-2024
Registration Close: 04-13-2024
MFRI Southern Maryland Regional Training Center
FIRE-101-S063-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-101-S063-2024
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 06-24-2024
End Date: 08-01-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 06-04-2024
MFRI North East Regional Training Center
FIRE-101-S048-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-101-S048-2024
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org