This awareness-level course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course will cover the necessary basics as well as the use of the Emergency Response Guidebook. The course meets the federal regulations as set by OSHA 1910.12. Students have 14 days after enrollment to complete all class work.
This course provides information about the fire service's history, modern components of fire and emergency services, and careers within the industry. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the procedures for conducting fire inspections, given any occupancy; identify construction, alarm, detection, and suppression features and many other topics as they relate to fire protection.
This course offers clear, systematic guidance on how to take control of the fire ground - even under the most adverse conditions. This course identifies best practices to safely and effectively manage fires in residential dwellings, commercial building, high-rises, places of assembly, vehicles, and in the wild.