Firefighter I Certificate

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  • Course description
    This program is designed to prepare students to the level of Firefighter I. Students completing the program will be competent at the level expected of an entry level firefighter. The terminal events will be live fire training in Class A and B fires and National Certification testing for hazardous materials awareness and Firefighter I basic skill and knowledge.

    Program topics include: fire department organization, firefighter safety, fire behavior and prevention, search and rescue, water supplies and sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, ropes and hoisting practices, foam application, portable fire extinguishers, personal protective equipment, ladders, wildland firefighting and fire hose appliances and streams.

    A review and study of basic principles and methods utilizing fire department manpower equipment and apparatus. Emphasis will be on pre-planning, fire ground problems and related fire ground decisions as required of the company officer.

    A study of principles and methods with the fireground tactics and strategy of the multi-company officer or chief officer. The course emphasizes multi-company alarm handling disasters and major fire incidents of mutual aid and large-scale command. Includes principles of command,control and techniques required at the scene of an emergency. Prerequisite: MFP 1113.

    MFP 1147 EMT BASIC
    This course is designed to prepare students to the level of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) -Basic, so they will be both eligible for National Registry/Oklahoma Licensure as an EMT and competent at the level expected of an entry level EMT. The course develops skills in symptom recognition and in all emergency care procedures currently within the responsibilities of an EMT providing emergency medical care with an ambulance service or emergency medical service initial response agency. Lab: three hours per week. Prerequisite: standard OSU-Oklahoma City admission requirements.

    A study of how to plan and implement long range programs in relation to prevention, training, public relations, suppression and personnel with special emphasis on budget processes and the fire department’s relation to overall community service delivers. Prerequisite: consent of department head.

    Prepares students to the level of Firefighter I as defined by NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications 1001. Students completing the course with a grade of “C” or better will be eligible for certification by IFSAC(International Fire Service Accreditation Congress) and Oklahoma Fire Service Training as Firefighter I. Live fire training and certification testing will be conducted by Fire Service Training in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Lab: three hours per week. Prerequisites: medical release from a physician and MFP 1123 andMFP 1147 and MFP 2163.

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