• About Firefighting I

    The Firefighter I course gives the students the basic skills and education to work safely and effectively as a member of a firefighting team. Topics include fire behavior, safety practices, use of self-contained breathing apparatus, personal protective equipment, use of fire-fighting appliances, hazardous materials first response at the awareness and operations level, and working as part of a fire-fighting team. Students will explore the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled and learn the components of building construction and how it relates to firefighters and life safety.  The course consists of a combination of classroom study, drill field practice, and training evolutions that will prepare the student to perform most fireground functions under the supervision of an officer or experienced firefighter. The Firefighter I course will cover the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) job performance requirements that students must master to become certified in Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations, and Firefighter I. 



  • Industry Based Certifications:

    IFSAC Hazmat Awareness

    IFSAC Hazmat Operations

    IFSAC Firefighter I

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