“This course is designed for the highly motivated, self-directed student with access to high speed Internet who can commit to a very aggressive training schedule in a compressed time format”.
Students will be expected to read three chapters, complete the respective on-line interactive slide shows and score 80% on three on-line chapter tests each week. Students will be monitored and assisted by an instructor through email and on-line course contact. Corresponding skills instruction and evaluation will occur at a training facility. Final written and skills evaluation will be performed at the end in person.
As the initial entry program for firefighting personnel, this combined course introduces firefighting concepts, practices and techniques necessary for the new member to become an interior structural firefighter who can perform under the direct supervision of a company officer.