Firefighter II (PILOT)
Instructional Hours: 66.00
Objective: To provide the knowledge and skills needed to become a journeyman firefighter.
Learning Outcome: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand and apply the principles of fire behavior, building construction, water distribution systems, fixed fire protection systems, ventilation, hose streams; fire prevention, inspections, ladders and rescue techniques. (NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications) A score of 70% or better is required on the final written examination. Students must also successfully complete a team skills check off. The skills check off is pass/fail and is based on a standard checklist.
Course Content: Major topics covered in the course are incident command, building construction, ventilation, water distribution, hose streams, fixed fire protection systems, fire prevention, inspection preplanning, ladders, and rescue procedures.
Methods of Instruction: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, audio/visual material, practical skills graded, and a final examination.
The prerequisites for this course are MFRI Firefighter I
MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, IFSAC or DOD/IFSAC Firefighter I certification.
A minimum of one year experience as a Firefighter I is suggested before enrolling.