Introduction to Firefighting


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FIR002 - Introduction to Firefighting



This course provides an overview of basic components of fire ground operations within the structure of an incident management system. Content focuses on fire ground operations such as safety practices, search and rescue, and property conservation. Common techniques, tools, equipment and their use are incorporated. Specific knowledge, attitudes and skills of the firefighter are included. This course is divided into four sections: A. Firefighter Safety Practices. B. Firefighter Protective Clothing and Equipment. i. Protective Clothing ii.Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. C. Fire Apparatus i. Operate Emergency Vehicles ii. Application of Hydraulics iii. Pre and Post Incident Inspection D. General Rescue: Principles and Practices

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