FIREFIGHTER I SPRING 2021 (Weeknight, Weekend)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021 --ORIENTATION (7:00 PM)
Classes run from Saturday, January 16 to Saturday, May 8, 2021.
TECHNIQUES FOR EFFECTIVE DEPARTMENT DRILLS
Monday, March 1, Thursday, March 4, Saturday, March 6
This course is designed to provide the participant with essential tools and skills to lead and execute effective company-level training drills.
RAPID INTERVENTION CREW (RIC) TECHNIQUES FOR THE INITIAL SUPPRESSION CREW
The firefighter working as a two-person or three-person team, equipped with tools normally used for fire suppression while wearing full PPE and SCBA shall successfully complete the following tasks: Drags, carries, harness conversion, Removal of a downed member thru the floor, Victim removal by stairs and/or windows, Emergency air, Mayday.
FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES INSTRUCTOR APRIL 2021
course is required by the NJ Division of Fire Safety for Firefighters who wish
to be certified as Level 1 fire service instructors. This course will provide the student with an
understanding of instructional planning, techniques and delivery as related to
the fire service. This program is
eligible for Pro Board and IFSAC certification.
AUTO EXTRICATION I
Thursday, April 15, Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18
This comprehensive 19-hour course will consist of both lecture and hands-on training. Participants will receive instruction and develop improved competency on all phases of auto extrication including: scene size-up, vehicle stabilization, removal of the vehicle from the entrapped patient, patient removal, etc.
AUTO EXTRICATION II
Saturday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 11
This course, mostly hands-on, continues where Auto Extrication I left off. Using numerous skill stations and multi crash scenarios, students will be able to demonstrate the key principles and practices of safe and effective vehicle extrication practices.
HEAVY VEHICLE RESCUE – LEVEL 1
Friday, June 4, Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6
The Heavy Vehicle Rescue program is a specialized program focusing on accidents involving large trucks and autos. The program eliminates time consumption of rescuers learning on the job. Precious minutes of the Golden Hour are saved thus reducing the mortality of those involved in accidents. Rescuers may apply these techniques immediately upon returning to their agency.