This course provides the skills and knowledge needed for the firefighter to take on increased leadership roles and responsibilities pertaining to the fire department communications, fireground operations, rescue operations, and fire and life safety initiatives, preparedness, and maintenance.
Admission to the Firefighter II Academy is based on the following prerequisite skills:
1. Completion of FIRTC 64- Firefighter I Academy
Additionally, the Department recommendation (s) are as follows:
1. Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
2. Eligibility for MATH52.
3. Basic computer skills.
Student Learning Objectives:
1. Identify different levels in the firefighter certification track, the courses and requirements for certification and capstone testing process.
2. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the firefighter II.
3. Determine the need for command.
4. Develop and coordinate activities using the incident management system until command is transferred.
5. Complete a basic incident report.
6. Outline procedure and process for extinguishing an ignitable liquid fire.
7. Outline procedure and procedure for extinguishing a flammable gas cylinder fire.
8. Summarize how to coordinate an interior attack line for attic, grade level, and upper level and basement fires.
9. Outline steps necessary for protecting evidence of fire caused and origin.
10. Describe and discuss how to stabilize a vehicle and extricate victims trapped in a motor vehicle.
11. Generalize and describe the steps necessary to assist in a rope, trench, confined space, structural collapse, water and ice, wilderness and industrial machinery rescue or accident.
12. Outline procedure for performing a fire safety survey in a private dwelling.
13. Reframe how to present fire safety information to the public.
14. Discuss how to maintain power supply.
15. Outline the steps for performing annual hose service testing.
16. Demonstrate how to extinguish an ignitable liquid fire.
17. Demonstrate how to extinguish a flammable gas cylinder fire.
18. Demonstrate how to coordinate an interior line for attic, grade level, upper level and basement fires.
19. Apply and demonstrate vehicle stabilization and extrication techniques.
20. Demonstrate how to maintain power equipment.
21. Demonstrate how to perform annual hose service testing.
Sections Annually Annual Enrollment
These projections are based upon the number of students completing the Firefighter I academy and then immediately enrolling into the Firefighter II academy.
The goal of the Firefighter II Academy is to give students additional knowledge above the basic level which will make them more competitive in the regional job market.
Successful completion of the Firefighter I Academy is required to advance to the Firefighter II Academy. During this course students will learn advanced techniques which will make them more marketable when completing in the local job market.
Students will learn and pass physical skills tests and written exams based upon the following topics:
1. Fire II Certification Process.
2. General Knowledge Requirements.
3. Fire Department Communications.
4. Fireground Operations.
5. Rescue Operations.
6. Prevention, Preparedness, and Maintenance.
(Y1 or S1)
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