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Fire Fighter IA

FST 111

Fire Fighter IA

FST 111

Course Description

FST 111 and FST112 must be taken together. Prepares a participant to test for MFFTC certification as Fire Fighter I based on the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council IFSTA curriculum. Contains an in-depth menu of information and exercises that meet the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 standard. (90-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and selected skills needed to prepare for Fire Fighter I certification testing and to perform effectively as fire service emergency responder

Objectives:

  • Meet the fire-related performance standards outlined in NFPA 1001
  • Predict probable fire behavior and the action necessary to change or prevent these behaviors
  • Describe the fundamentals of a water supply system, fire streams, extinguishing properties, and fire control
  • Recognize toxic atmospheres, don and doff protective clothing and equipment
  • Identify and safely use various rescue and extrication tools
  • Identify components of typical sprinkler and standpipe systems
  • Identify types of building construction, forcible entry and ventilation methods
  • Use fire service tools, equipment, and perform basic firefighter duties in a safe and conscientious manner