Certified Firefighter Specialized Classes

Certified Firefighter Specialized Classes 
 

Indian River State College's National Preparedness Institute and Fire Academy offer multiple advanced and specialized fire courses in partnership with the National Rescue Consultants. 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.
 
Upcoming Classes:
November 16-19, 2020 - Class Full
 
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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.
 
Pre-requisite: FLUSAR Rope Rescue Operations.
 
Upcoming Classes:
January 12-15, 2021 - Register Now
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.
 
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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.
 
Upcoming Classes:
November 16-19, 2020 - Class Full
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.
 
Upcoming Classes:
January 6-8, 2021 - Register Now