- Course Number:
- FP 112
- Course Title:
- Fire Academy Part 2
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Course DescriptionCovers tools, procedures, techniques and safety precautions utilized by firefighters, during fire ground operations. Includes comprehensive training in firefighting skills related to fire company evolutions. Involves transfer of knowledge obtained from classroom instruction to drill ground application, during hands-on live fire training. Corequisites: FP 111.
Addendum to Course Description
This course is required for an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection and fulfills the requirements for the Fire Standards and Accreditation Board subjects for Level I Fire Fighter.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of FP 111 and FP 112; students will meet National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1001, Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 with the exception of the following:
- Operations Level Responders
- Section 6.6, Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control, of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
- Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II excluding the duty requirement.
Course Activities and Design
This course provides an opportunity to work with fire fighting tools and equipment used by the fire service. The material in this course will be presented in a lecture, demonstration, and practical application format.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discus the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria for assigning a course grade. A course syllabus will be provided. Assessment methods may include one or more of the following: examinations, quizzes, homework assignments, research papers, simulations, and drill ground demonstrations and evaluations.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
REQUIRED STUDENT COMPETENCIES:
- Demonstrate as an individual, and as a team member, basic hose evolutions.
- Describe preventative maintenance used for fire service ladders and demonstrate basic skills in the safe and proper methods for carrying and raising ladders.
- Describe salvage practices and demonstrate as an individual, and as a team member, salvage throws and the construction of catch-alls.
- Describe the importance of proper overhaul practices and how it relates to the total mission of fire suppression.
- Describe the importance of ventilation and how it relates to rescue and fire suppression activities.