This course is designed to meet the NFPA 1001 standard for Fire Fighter 1. Course contents include: orientation, safety, fire behavior, building construction, protective clothing and SCBA, portable fire extinguishers, ropes & knots, building search and victim removal, forcible entry, construction and techniques, ground ladders, ventilation, and hose loads. Also included is instruction on operating as part of a team which includes: search and rescue, firefighter skills, interior firefighting, as well as dumpster and vehicle fire control.
The course uses IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting and Fire Department Operations, Sixth Edition, as text and is furnished by the student.
September 10, 2018 to November 21, 2018, Russell Fire Dept
September 20, 2018 to January 3, 2019, Colby Fire Dept
October 23, 2018 to January 31, 2019, Lecompton Fire Dept
November 19, 2018 to April 17, 2019, Geary Co Rural Fire Dept
November 20, 2018 to February 28, 2019, Valley Center Fire Dept
November 26, 2018 to March 4, 2019, Mulvane Fire Dept