2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRS 1423 - Firefighter Certification V

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, II, III, IV, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Prerequisite: None.
Course Outcomes
1 - Describe and demonstrate proper rescue techniques to include search, removal, and packing of victims
2 - Describe and demonstrate life safety, harnesses, repelling, and vehicle extrication
3 - Describe and demonstrate various parts of the rope, various knots, and their uses
4 - Identify definitions of hazardous materials and terrorism awareness as it relates to the fire service post 911