Sep 27, 2020  
2019-20 College Catalog 
2019-20 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

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FST 151 - Fire Fighter I

The Firefighter I Course is designed to give students the practical and cognitive training needed to operate safely and effectively on the fireground.  The course meets the training and education standards for Firefighter I as identified in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards, NFPA 1001, Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications, and is the minimum level of training recommended to function as a firefighter in the State of Ohio.  This entry-level firefighter training course focuses on an intense hands-on approach to firefighting, which promotes both skill competency and an understanding of the fireground.  

Successful completion of the course is required to be eligible to sit for the state examination to be certified at the Firefighter I level.

* NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Service Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition, requires that a student must have completed the Medical Requirements of NFPA 1582, Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments, PRIOR to admission into the course.

This course requires Department Chair Approval to enroll in this class.

Co-requisites:  None

Prerequisites:  Minimum of Heartsaver CPR/AED & First Aid

Credits: 5(Lec: 3 Lab: 7)

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