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Effective Term:
Summer 2019 through Fall 2022
Course Number:
FP 112
Course Title:
Fire Academy Part 2
Credit Hours:
8
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
160
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Covers 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.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is a core requirement for completion of the certificate in pre-employment fire protection and AAS degree in Fire Protection for the pre-2013 catalog.   This course is suitable as an elective for the post 2013 catalog Associate of Applied Science degree and is transferable to Eastern Oregon University for the Fire Service Administration program. 

  • Students must have successfully completed FP 111.
  • Students must be a minimum of 18 years old on the first scheduled day of class.
  •  Students will be required to attend a mandatory orientation before the first fire academy class.
  • Students are required to have a physician’s release to use respiratory protection equipment. 
  • If the student has circumstances that prevents them from completing Fire Academy Part I and Part II, the student must notify the program administrator before the beginning of the term. 
  • Students will be tested for claustrophobia, acrophobia, and fit tested for breathing apparatus face-mask.

Students entering the Fire Academy must have completed a physical ability assessment. Valid CPAT cards are accepted.

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

Various individual and/or group skill building activities such as role-playing scenario based problem solving activities, case studies, or other exercises geared toward critical analysis of course concepts.

Written assignments or oral reports designed to integrate course material into personal experience or experiences of other.

Quizzes and exams composed of objective questions and concepts.

Individual and /or team projects/s which require integration, application, and critical examination of course concepts, issues, and themes.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to overhaul a fire scene and ensure fire cause evidence is preserved.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to perform salvage/conserve property as a member of a team.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to attack a passenger vehicle fire, operating as a member of a team

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to operate fire department power supply and lighting equipment.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to extinguish Class A fires in materials, structures or storage containers that can be fought from the exterior.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to combat a ground cover fire, operating as a member of a team.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to attack an interior structure fire, operating as a member of a team.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to turn off building utilities so that the assignment is safely completed.

Demonstrate the ability to determine the need for command, organize and coordinate an incident management system until command is transferred, and function within an assigned role in an incident management system.

Complete a basic incident report, given the report forms, guidelines, and information so that all pertinent information if recorded and accurate, and the report is complete.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to extinguish an ignitable liquid fire, operating as a member of a team so that the correct type of foam concentrate is selected for the given fuel and conditions, a properly proportioned foam stream is applied to the surface of the fuel to create and maintain a foam blanket, fire is extinguished, reigniting is prevented, team protection is maintained with a foam stream, and hazard is faced until retreat to safe haven is reached.

Demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills needed to coordinate an interior attack line for a team’s accomplishment of an assignment in a structure fire so that crew integrity is established; attack techniques are selected and communicated to the attack teams for the given level of the fire; constant team coordination is maintained; fire growth and development is continuously evaluated; search, rescue, and ventilation requirements are communicated or managed; hazards are report to the attack teams; and incident commend is apprised of changing conditions.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to perform a fire safety survey in a private dwelling.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to present fire safety information to fire station visitors or small groups, given prepared materials.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to needed to control a flammable gas cylinder fire working as part of a team.

Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills to protect evidence of fire cause and origin so that the evidence is noted and protected from further disturbance.

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to extricate a victim entrapped in a motor vehicle as a team so that the vehicle is stabilized, the victim is disentangled without further injury, and hazards are managed.

Prepare a pre-incident survey so that all required occupancy information is recorded, items of concern are noted, and accurate sketches or diagrams are prepared.

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to maintain power plants, power tools, and lighting equipment so that equipment is clean and maintained according to manufacturer and departmental guidelines, maintenance is recorded, and equipment is placed in a ready state or reported otherwise.