Florida: 40-CEU’s awarded toward Fire Safety Inspector renewal
This 40-hour curriculum has been approved by the Florida State Fire College
This 40-hour classroom course is the first in a two-part Driver Operator Series. This curriculum focuses on delivering water to nozzles and apparatus at safe and effective pressures. Students will learn the six-principles of pressure, study the behavior of water that is at rest or in motion and will examine several mechanisms for moving it. Basic mathematical formulas will be presented and students will be required to perform calculations required to produce effective fire streams. This curriculum also analyzes fire pump theory, distribution of pressures in dynamic and static water systems, friction loss in hoses and pipes, and other factors that ultimately influence nozzle pressure. Students are also taught quick field-methods for estimating pressures on the fireground.
This course consists of three 25-question multiple choice quizzes and a 100-question multiple choice final exam. All quizzes and the final exam are cumulative. A passing score of 70% (average of all quizzes and the final exam) is required unless deemed higher by the Department or agency. Students who succusfully pass this class will have a thorough understanding on how effective fire streams are developed and shall be eligible to register for part-two of the Driver Operator Series: Fire Apparatus Operations (FFP1302).
Upon successful completion of both classes in the Driver Operator Series (FFP1301 and FFP1302), Florida students will be eligible to apply for the Florida State Pump Operator certification test at a regional testing site.
Keeping It Basic, Fire Training Incembraces the philosophy that all Firefighters, regardless of rank, must remain proficient in the fundamentals of firefighting by maintaining a basic level of competency and skills required for each rank. This belief is resonated throughout all of our programs as we aim to frequently reinforce the basics and fundamentals regardless of the level of the class.
Don’t see your class listed here? Keeping It Basic, Fire Training Incis routinely adding and updating new classes to the array of classes shown on our website. We will create and customize a fire training class, program or seminar based on your needs. Our handouts and presentations are individually customized to your Department’s/Agency’s Policies/SOG/SOP's and will showcase your apparatus and equipment! Night classes are available and classes can be arranged to accommodate a Firefighter’s a shift schedule.
We also specialize in creating customized Training Manuals, Brochures, PowerPoint presentations, Shift Calendars, and other types of print media.
Whether you are a rookie, veteran firefighter, studying for a promotional exam, we have a class for you.
As seen on Fire Engineering's DVD "The Science of Firefighting", journey to the "technological" side and look at firefighting through the eyes of science!
Students participate in demonstrations and witness the
expansion of steel when heated, determine the strongest way to butt a ladder, learn to
maximize torque using a halligan and so much more!
Great for both veteran and rookie Firefighters, this is a no frills “meat and potatoes” class. Students get their hands on the tools right away and learn the most current and proven forcible entry techniques. Using just the ax and halligan, students gain confidence through practicing the skills needed to effectively force the most common doors.
This State approved 40-hour course consists of both classroom and hands-on field exercises. The curriculum provides students with a thorough, in-depth understanding for the safe and efficient operation of aerial apparatus. The course curriculum can be designed around the requirements of the requesting fire department.
This curriculum focuses on the methods of delivering water to nozzles and apparatus at safe and effective pressures. Students will learn the principles of pressure, study the behavior of water when it is at rest or in motion, and will learn several basic math formulas, which are needed to produce effective fire streams.
This 40-hour curriculum offers students a hands-on perspective of fire apparatus and fire pumps which includes numerous simulated fireground evolutions that provide each student with realistic pump operator training.
This 8-hour course consists of both classroom and field exercises with a focus on establishing a water supply and supplying the FDC in a timely manner and at the proper pressures to produce effective fire streams.
Emphasis is placed on learning how to read terrain, tips for off-road driving,
how to avoid getting mired, recovery of brush trucks, basic pumping and drafting, float a
pump operations and foam operations are covered in this 8-hour curriculum.
The 6-hour curriculum provides students with an in-depth look at the properties of foam used in today’s fire service and the systems used to deliver it. The majority of this course involves classroom activities including numerous hands-on demonstrations that correspond with a PowerPoint presentation.
In a perfect world, drafting is a relatively simple operation, yet firefighters realize that during realistic fireground operations, mechanical mishaps and/or unskilled pump operators can produce dangerous results.