Students who wish to concentrate on meeting the requirements for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator for entry level employment in the fire service or promotional opportunities will develop the required knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator and in fire suppression, fire prevention, training and administration. Opportunities also exist with private industry safety programs, insurance companies and fire equipment manufacturing firms. Through the expertise of the faculty and the exposure to professional fire service personnel, students can expect to be trained in the latest theories and techniques in Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, fire technology, firefighting skills and emergency medical training.
40 -80 students annually.
Students completing this program will be able to identify and discuss the concepts and theories related to Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator in the fire service including its history and development, fire prevention techniques and protection equipment, fire behavior and chemistry and firefighter safety. Students will also be able to recognize the tools and equipment used in the fire service and demonstrate their safe and proper use. Students will also demonstrate the interpersonal and communication skills necessary to function within the fire service, as well as, display the values, ethics and professionalism required to be successful.
This certificate is designed to provide comprehensive occupational training in the skills and methods used for a Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator in the fire service. Students will be taught the manipulative skills and technical knowledge in Emergency Vehicle and Pump Operations required to qualify for employment and promotional positions with firefighting agencies. Additional opportunities also exist with private industry safety programs, insurance companies and fire equipment manufacturing firms.
|EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN 1 (REFRESHER)
|PRE-SERVICE FIRE ACADEMY
|FIRE APPARATUS/OPERATOR 1A/EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATIONS
|S-190 INTRODUCTION TO WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR
|HAZ MAT TECHNICIAN 1A BASIC CHEMISTRY
|DRIVER/OPERATOR AERIAL/TRUCK OPERATIONS
|TRENCH RESCUE TECHNICIAN
|I-200 BASIC INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM (ICS)
|CONFINED SPACE RESCUE AWARENESS
|HAZ MAT TECHNICIAN 1C INCIDENT CONSIDERATIONS
|HAZ MAT TECHNICIAN 1D TACTICAL FIELD OPERATIONS
|HAZ MAT SPECIALIST 1F SPECIALIZED MITIGATION TECHNIQUES
|HAZ MAT SPECIALIST 1G TACTICAL FIELD OPERATIONS
|INSTRUCTOR II INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
|FIRE PREVENTION 1 FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY INSPECTIONS FOR COMPANY OFFICER
|FIRE INVESTIGATION 1A FIRE ORIGIN AND DETERMINATION
|FIRE APPARATUS/OPERATOR 1B PUMP OPERATIONS
Diann Thursby · 03/08/21
Received regional recommendation at 3-8-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting.