Firefighter Survival And Rescue
Instructional Hours: 18.00
Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to reduce the risk of death or injury by addressing concerns when operating at structural fires. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to recognize and analyze dangerous conditions and learn how to keep themselves out of trouble, perform self-rescue when they find themselves in trouble, and provide rescue for other firefighters in trouble.
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include firefighter safety, regulations and standards, survival and rescue mindset, rapid intervention teams, 2-in/2-out, drags and carries, ladder usage, self-rescue, wall breach, disentanglement, and large-area search. 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, and demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions.
MFRI Firefighter I (FIRE 101) or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Firefighter I certification. This course also requires medical clearance.