Swift Water Technician 6/8 – 6/12/20 (963)
Course Description: Learn specific rescue techniques including: surface water-based operations, victim entrapment, rapid extrication of accessible victims, managing heat and cold stress, utilizing PPE, safe and effective use of victim packaging devices that could be employed for water rescue and transfer of victim information to emergency medical services. Many hands-on activities, case studies and group work. Meets requirements specified in NFPA 1670.
Firefighter Skills Refresher 5/8 – 5/10/20 (0962)
DESCRIPTION:This three day 24 hour course is designed for out of state Firefighters who are prepared to challenge the Florida Equivalency Exam or for those who failed their State Practical Exam and need a refresher before retaking it.
NOTE: THIS COURSE DOES NOT REVIEW IFSTA 6TH EDITION IN PREPARATION FOR THE WRITTEN TEST AT PEARSON VUE.
PREREQUISITES: Complete medical examination on State Form DFS-K4-1022. Must be dated within 1 year of your test date.
Live Fire Training Instructor – 3/10 – 3/13/2020 (0952)
This curriculum is designed to deliver a comprehensive live fire training program, within a safe and controlled environment, in accordance with NFPA 1402, NFPA 1403, and NFPA 1500. Both lecture and practical will be used allowing participants to apply knowledge of the above standards to training activities. Participants must have Fire Instructor I or greater certification prior to class.
Out of State Firefighters & DOD FF Equivalency 3/1 – 3/6/2019 (0951)
This course meets the requirements of 69A-37.055 Florida Administrative Code - Florida specific requirements for Out of State Firefighters or DOD Firefighters who desire to challenge the Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards Course Examination. This will be a 32 hour course with an additional 8 hours available for the field work for Forestry's S-130, S-190, L-180 for the students that do not have those classes. (Forestry's 32 hours for the above classes are available on-line) Structural Collapse Awareness (on-line), FEMA I-100 and I-700 must be done prior to the class and a copy of the successful completion handed in the first day. Statewide emergency response plan, thermal imaging, positive pressure ventilation, company evolutions, air monitoring, firefighter safety and survival and new challanges will be covered.