FPT 141 - Firefighter Core Competencies Update and Refresher I
This course is part of a three-course sequence which provides a systematic plan of study to assist firefighters to maintain their proficiency in core competencies and knowledge. Completion of the three-course sequence meets requirements for annual firefighter in-service training mandated by 19NYCR Part 426.7.
Prerequisite: FPT 113 or equivalent
Course Learning Outcomes
1.Operate with proficiency self-contained breathing apparatus and other personal protective equipment commonly used by firefighters in firefighting operations.
2.Participate as a member of a firefighting team without supervision by meeting commonly-held expectations of job performance in the field.
3.Demonstrate a variety of necessary skills required of firefighters to perform safely and effectively, which may include: ropes and knot tying, firefighting hand tools, ground ladder practices, forcible entry, selected rescue practices, or apparatus driving.
4.Explain various concepts common to firefighting, which may include: fire protection organization, fire behavior, personal safety and protective equipment, ventilation, areal ladders, or detection and preservation of evidence.
Course Offered Fall