Firefighting Services II

Course Number: 
FSC 1022
Fire Science (FSC)

Firefighting Services II continues the study of fire service nomenclature; specific firefighting techniques and functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; fire protection systems; and understanding fire strategy and tactics. Students will learn and practice basic fire suppression, rescue, and extrication skills. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to apply for Vermont certification as Firefighter I & II. This procedure includes passing a written exam, proficiency skill based testing, and participation in a live burn exercise at a Vermont Fire Academy training site. This certification is through the Vermont Fire Academy and is subject to their schedule. Students are responsible for providing NFPA-approved gloves and hood. Non-credit version is CED 0013.

4 hours of lecture per week, some weekend training required