Certified Firefighter Advanced Classes

Certified Firefighter Advanced Classes 
 

Indian River State College's National Preparedness Institute and Fire Academy offer multiple advanced fire courses in partnership with specialized companies. You must be a certified firefighter to take these courses.

FLUSAR Rope Rescue Operations
 
This advanced fire 40-hour course introduces the rescue professional to the skills and equipment necessary to safely and efficiently resolve situations that require the use of rope and related equipment. This course meets or exceeds the general requirements for NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents, Awareness and Operations Level for Rope Rescue. You must be a certified firefighter to take this course.
 
Offered in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants 
 
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FLUSAR Rope Rescue Technician 
 
This advanced fire 40-hour course is designed to train rescuers in high-angle rescue recovery. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 Chapters 5 & 6.2. The student will be trained in troubleshooting areas, rope systems, anchor systems, raise/lower techniques, stoke basket operations, high line operations, pick-off techniques, knot passing, and rope theory. Emphasis will be placed on safety, raising, lowing patient packaging, belay operations, as well as moving a victim in high-angle environments.
 
Offered in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants 
 
Pre-requisite: FLUSAR Rope Rescue Operations.
 
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FLUSAR Trench Rescue Ops & Tech
 
This advanced fire 40-hour course meets or exceeds the general requirements of NFPA 1670 "Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents," Trench Rescue, Awareness, Operations, and Technician Level. Regulations and standards outlined in OSHA 1926, and NFPA 1006, "Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications," Trench Rescue will be explained and applies. This program will address: Scene Management and implementation of trench rescue emergency action plan; collapse indicator recognition and scene safety surveys; atmospheric testing & monitoring, ventilation, and de-watering operations; shoring system construction and installation, including lumber screw-jacks, and pneumatic systems; construction of load stabilization systems; intersecting trench rescue operations; patient access, packaging, and extrication techniques.
 
Offered in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants 
 
Upcoming Classes:
April 12-15, 2021 - Class Full
Aerial Operations ATPC 703
 
This advanced fire course includes classroom lecture and plenty of practical exercises are conducted in the principles of hazards which may be present during aerial operations. This course will include exercises in the principles, safe use, and tactical placement of aerial apparatus.
 
Offered in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants 
 
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FFP 1301 - Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply
 
This advanced fire course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve water supply problems. In addition, the curriculum covers pump theory, pump rating, and pressure and vacuum gauges. You must be a certified firefighter to take this course.
 
Offered in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants 
 
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FFP 1302 - Apparatus Operations
 
This advanced fire course covers the laws, rules, and driving techniques for emergency vehicles. There will be a practical portion of this course that includes fire ground evolutions using pre-connected lines, tandems pumping, drafting, relays, and master streams. Students must bring gloves and proper attire for water pumping exercise. After successful completion of this course and FFP 1301, students will be eligible to take the State Pump Operator certification exam through the Florida State Fire College. You must be a certified firefighter to take this course.
 
Offered in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants 
 
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Advanced Rescue & Survival School
 
This advanced fire course is a three-day program designed for firefighters and company officers who desire a high paced, data-driven, and realistic training program focused on self-rescue, firefighter survival, aggressive and proactive RIT/RIC operations, maintaining situational awareness, and understanding the psychology and physiology of a firefighter mayday. You must be a certified firefighter to take this course.
 
Offered in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants 
 
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Hybrid Hazmat 160
 
This class details the planning, response, and mitigation of hazardous materials. This class will be customized to pay special attention to hazardous materials currently being manufactured and transported in your local communities. Students will be educated on equipment, chemicals, processes, and hazards associated with responding to hazmat incidents. The information contained in the lecture, presentation, and hands-on practicals is gained from first-hands, real-time knowledge encountered during the response to hazmat incidents. 
 
This hybrid course offers all of the same specifics as the standard 160 Hour Hazmat Technician Course while dividing the class into two parts: online and hands-on. You will find the online, lecture portion, a better fit for those with more demanding schedules. This convenience demands self-reliance for the number of tasks at hand to be completed at specified deadlines. This class meets all of the requirements to sit for the state of Florida's Hazardous Materials Technician exam. 
 
Pre-requisite: Operations Level Hazmat
 
Offered in partnership with Cutting Edge Planning and Training, Inc. 
 
Upcoming Classes:
Online Starts March 8th; Hands-on Class April 19-24 - Register Now