We have been developing our Firefighting courses to meet your training needs.

FIREFIGHTING COURSES

Engine Company Operations

Hose work is the foundation of the fire service and is often the determining factor on successful fireground operations. Our basic engine class examines the primary role of the engine company and teaches students various techniques on stretching & advancing hose lines.

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Standpipe Operations

For many departments, fires in buildings equipped with a standpipe system are a low frequency high risk operation. This class will provide students with a greater understanding of standpipe systems, hydraulic theory, and typical fire conditions, and provide them with the skills to operate effectively when faced with a standpipe operation.

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Ladder Company Operations

This class will introduce students to the various fireground functions encompassing "Truck Work" Topics covered will include Inward/Outward forcible entry, Primary Search techniques from the camera to the can, Ground laddering, Venting & VEIS, as well as vertical ventilation with both flat & peaked roof ops.

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Forcible Entry Training

Our basic, advanced, and power saw forcible entry classes are both hands on and challenging.

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Developing Ladder Co. Priorities

This is an all encompassing class focused on teaching the basics of truck work for structural firefighting. Students will learn the skills nesecary to accomplish critical functions on the fireground. Basic forcible entry, ventilation, V.E.S., ground laddering, and aerial operations will all be covered extensively.

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Vent Enter Search (V.E.S.)

This class will provide students with the critical skills needed to perform coordinated ventilation, as well as entry and search at structural fires. Through a classroom session and practical skill stations students will learn the tactical principles associated with the Outside Vent position (O.V.)

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Ventilation

This class will focus on developing skills performing vertical ventilation on both peaked and flat roofs. Students will review and perform various options for accessing the roof, safe operations while on the roof, as well as identifying natural openings to be vented at a fire.

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R.I.T. / Survival

Students begin by reviewing case studies of historic fatal fires to identify the root causes of exactly what went wrong. Factual accounts, through the use of audio & video are used to describe the sequence of events leading up to the May Day, and the actions of the rescue teams are examined and their successes and failures are discussed.

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We have been developing our Technical Rescue Courses to meet your training needs.

TECHNICAL RESCUE COURSES

Airbags

Students are introduced to the basics of high and & low pressure airbag systems. Topics include bag construction, system set up, capabilities & limitations, safe operating techniques and developing an understanding of rated capacity and the diminishing power curve.

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Basic Stabilization

This class is the introductory class in the lifting & stabilization series that can be offered as a standalone delivery or as part of the Principles of Lifting & Stabilization. The focus of this class is on the basic principles of stabilization using wooden cribbing.

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Advanced Stabilization

This class is designed to challenge the students with technically involved stabilization scenarios in order to build upon their skill set using strut & jack systems. Students will be introduced to the latest, most advanced equipment such as Res-q-jacks, Paratech Gold Struts, Rescue 42 and more as they deal with evolutions involving both light & heavy vehicles in compromising positions.

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Vehicle Extrication

This class will focus on the basic principles of vehicle extrication and with an emphasis on safe tool operations in and around the rescue scene. Students will learn about basic hydraulics, power plant operation, system set-up, and proper spreading & cutting techniques.

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The Principles of Lifting & Stabilization

Stabilizing, lifting & capturing are the 3 vital components associated with a successful lifting operation. Remove any one of these and the results could be disastrous for the victim & rescuers. This class is designed to provide students with a better understanding of the lifting & stabilization equipment typically used in the fire service.

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School Bus Operations

This dynamic 1 day class covers lifting, stabilization, and extrication techniques on a full size school bus. During a brief classroom discussion students will learn about school bus anatomy and basic safety features in and around the vehicle.

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Basic Firefighter Rigging & Rescue

 

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