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Fire Fighter IB

FST 112

Fire Fighter IB

FST 112

Course Description

FST111 and FST 112 must be taken together. Continues to investigate the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council IFSTA curriculum and prepares a participant to test for MFFTC certification as Fire Fighter I. 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 responsibility in fire cause determination, fire prevention, and hazardous materials
  • 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