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FPT 143 - Firefighter Core Competencies Update and Refresher III

2 Credits

This course is the third 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.Participate as a member of a firefighting team without supervision by meeting commonly-held expectations of job performance in the field.
2.Operate with proficiency self-contained breathing apparatus and other personal protective equipment commonly used by firefighters in firefighting operations.
3.Demonstrate a variety of necessary skills required of firefighters to perform safely and effectively, which may include: firefighting hand tools, ground ladder practices, accident victim extrication, communications, foam application, first aid, or fire apparatus.
4.Explain various concepts common to firefighting, which may include: personal safety and protective equipment, specific rescue practices, communications, fire streams and hydraulics, hazardous materials and radiation, fire protection organization, fire behavior, fire extinguishers, fire prevention, emergency response and scene safety, ventilation, forcible entry, salvage and overhaul, or accident victim extrication.

Course Offered Fall

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Fall Semester 2023