Firefighter Survival And Rescue (Requires Medical Clearance)
Old Course Code: FFSR
Medical Clearance Required Before Course Start
Instructional Hours: 18.00
Objective: To reduce firefighter death or injury by addressing concerns when operating at structural fires.
Learning Outcome: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to recognize and analyze dangerous conditions and learn how to keep themselves out of trouble, perform self-rescue when they find themselves in trouble, and provide rescue for other firefighters in trouble.
Course Content: Major topics covered in this course include firefighter safety, regulations and standards, survival and rescue mindset, rapid intervention teams, 2-in/2-out, drags and carries, ladder usage, self-rescue, wall breach, disentanglement, and large-area search.
Methods of Instruction: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercise, observations, checklist, and audio/visual material.
ACE Credit Recommendations:
Credit Recommendation: The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in the vocational certificate or the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science, Fire Technology, Fire Management or Fire Administration (2/09).
The prerequisite for this course is MFRI Firefighter I.
The student must complete all practical skills to the satisfaction of the instructor.