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FSC 150 - Fire Fighter II Academy

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on placement exam or completion of PCS 021   with an ‘S’ and acceptance into course by Director of Fire Science. Prior to acceptance in program: students must be 18 years of age a time of application, application must be completed, participation in a competitive testing process, completion of a physician’s physical, drug screening, and criminal background check.

Description: This course is intended to introduce the student to the organization of the fire department, the role of the fire fighter in the organization, the fire department’s standard operating procedures and the role of other agencies as they relate to the fire department. The course is a combination of classroom and hands on skill application. The skills covered will include firefighter safety techniques, use of and care for personal protective equipment, hand and power tool operation, hose and water stream operations, fire extinguisher operations, fire ground communications and live fire operations. The student will be required to demonstrate proficiency of the skills and knowledge competencies required by the National Fire Protection Association, standard 1001.

Credits: (12)
Lecture Hours: 9
Lab Hours: 9

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