FIRS 1407 - Firefighter Certification II
4 Credits (3 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 I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Prerequisite: None.
1 - Describe hose construction, care, maintenance, and testing.
2 - Demonstrate hose rolls, drags, carries, and loads.
3 - Identify the principles of ladder construction, care, and testing.
4 - Identify the types of water distribution systems and demonstrate proficiency in water supply operations.
5 - List the types of construction and building material hazards that affect firefighter safety.
6 - State the procedures of receiving alarms, and identify alarm devices, equipment, and radio procedures.