New York State is transitioning to a new Learning Management System. Beginning May 1, 2021 all registrations must be completed through the new system. If you have never taken a state class and need to request a new State ID number, or if you have not set up your account in the new Learning Management System, click here DHSES LMS Portal-New User Access Request or to ensure you are in the state system and able to register for a class when the new system starts.
This course prepares new firefighters to operate in the exterior or non-IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment, self contained breathing apparatus inspection and cylinder changing, fire department communications, building construction and fire behavior, modern fire control research, portable fire extinguishers, rope and knot tying, ground ladders, forcible entry, tactical ventilation theory, water supply, hose and fire streams, loss control, orientation to fire origin and cause determination, fire prevention and life safety initiatives, confined space awareness, overview of first aid and buddy care, and Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations.