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21st Century Command

This hour-long presentation will cover the meaning of command and control on today’s firegrounds. The session will provide you tools, tips, and processes that will allow the incident commander and the company officer to better interact with each other to ensure tasks have been completed and information is shared on the fireground.

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 70 min

Advanced Communications

Communications is an important but often overlooked aspect of fire services. Well-managed communications are essential to achieving positive outcomes and avoiding lapses that put lives and property at risk. This module builds off the Fire Fighter I knowledge base established in “Fire Department Communications.” In this module, you will learn Fire Fighter II-level information about fire department communication and reporting procedures. Content in this module is aligned with the NFPA 1001 Standards for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter II: 5.2.1 and 5.2.2, “Fire Department Communications.”

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Advanced Fire Attack – Class B Fires

This module builds on lessons learned in the “Basic Fire Attack” module. Fire Fighter II-aligned concepts introduced here should guide you toward becoming a more experienced firefighter and advancing into the officer rank. In this module, you will learn how to decide which technique to employ as well as where and when, and how to carry them out without immediate supervision during Class B fires. Content in this module is aligned with the NFPA 1001, Standards for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter I: 4.3.10 and 4.3.12: “Fireground Operations;” and Fire Fighter II: 5.3.1, 5.3.2, and 5.3.3: “Fire and Life Safety Initiatives, Preparedness, and Maintenance.”

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Advanced Fire Attack – Commercial Occupancies

This module builds on lessons learned in the “Basic Fire Attack” module. Fire Fighter II-aligned concepts introduced here should guide you toward becoming a more experienced firefighter and advancing into the officer rank. In this module, you will learn how to decide which technique to employ as well as where and when, and how to carry them out without immediate supervision during commercial occupancy fires. Content in this module is aligned with the NFPA 1001, Standards for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter I: 4.3.10 and 4.3.12: “Fireground Operations;” and Fire Fighter II: 5.3.1, 5.3.2, and 5.3.3: “Fire and Life Safety Initiatives, Preparedness, and Maintenance.”

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Advanced Fire Attack – Residential Occupancies

This module builds on lessons learned in the “Basic Fire Attack” module. Fire Fighter II-aligned concepts introduced here should guide you toward becoming a more experienced firefighter and advancing into the officer rank. In this module, you will learn how to decide which technique to employ as well as where and when, and how to carry them out without immediate supervision during residential occupancy fires. Content in this module is aligned with the NFPA 1001, Standards for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter I: 4.3.10 and 4.3.12: “Fireground Operations;” and Fire Fighter II: 5.3.1, 5.3.2, and 5.3.3: “Fire and Life Safety Initiatives, Preparedness, and Maintenance.”

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Aerial Apparatus 101

Lou Sclafani discusses the basic ins and outs of modern aerial apparatus, how they differ from past trucks, terminology, and what to know before purchasing or riding on one for the next call.

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Basic Fire Attack

While not every task a firefighter performs may be as dramatic as rescuing a child or being on a nozzle and knocking down a rapidly spreading fire, every task at a fire is critical to overall success. Your proficiency in carrying out your assigned tasks will directly affect the outcome of the fire attack. This module will review fighting structural vs. non-structural fires, choosing a successful fire attack method, and coordinating the tactical elements of a fire attack. Content in this module is aligned with the NFPA 1001, Standards for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter I: 4.3.5, 4.3.8, 4.3.10, 4.3.11, 4.3.12, 4.3.19, “Fireground Operations,” and 4.5.1, “Preparedness and Maintenance.”

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Building Construction

As long as there have been buildings, firefighters have been called upon to extinguish fires within them. This module covers building construction elements firefighters need to know to conduct safe and efficient fireground operations. Content in this module is aligned with the NFPA 1001 Standards for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter I: 4.3.4, 4.3.10, and 4.3.12; and Fire Fighter II: 5.3.2, “Fireground Operations.”

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

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