FIRS 1301 - Firefighter Certification I
3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Prerequisite: Admission to the program.
1 - Discuss core fire service subjects.
2 - Demonstrate the use of self contained breathing apparatus.
3 - Explain and identify fire service reports and records.
4 - Relate fire service subject matter to firefighting safety and survival.
5 - Demonstrate competencies, for subjects taught, set forth in the TCFP curriculum for Basic Fire Suppression.