Two Day Classes:
September 28, 29 2019 Schedule:
6:00 - 7:30 am - Registration
7:30 - 8:00 Opening Assembly
8:00 - 11:30 am: Morning Training Session
11:30-1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 pm: Afternoon Training Session
TWO DAY CLASSES
7. Under-staffed Engine Company Operations Still have openings
This primarily hands-on class addresses engine company operations with realistic staffing, improving individual and team-based skills. A morning lecture on day 1 discusses engine company operations, including riding positions, water supply, hose selection, stretching and operating the 1st line and when to rely on “the Big Line”. The remainder of this 16-hour class includes practical skills sessions building up to realistic, applicable scenarios.
Prerequisites: SCBA Qualified • Equipment needs: Full Structural PPE, including SCBA and (1) spare SCBA cylinder Instructor: Stephen Petit and Northeast Emergency Training Solutions • Saturday and Sunday Class • Class Limit: 24 • Class Minimum: 12
8. Rookie Course Still have openings
This course is designed for new firefighters and cadets. This course will help prepare the candidate to assist on the fire ground and at the station, through classroom instruction and hands-on field training. Areas covered in the course will be a brief history, organization, and common apparatus of the fire service. The proper care, use, and donning of Personal Protective Equipment, including Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. The course will also cover small tools, hose handling and ground ladders. Prerequisites: A good attitude and willingness to participate in classroom discussions and field exercises is necessary. Students will need to be clean shaven to meet NFPA 1500 and OSHA 1910.4 Respiratory Protection Standards (29CFR). Equipment Needs: Full (structural) PPE and SCBA with spare bottle if available Instructor: Ed Webster, Sr. • Saturday and Sunday Class • Class Limit: 20 (MIN Age:14)
9. Hazardous Materials OP’s & Air Monitoring Refresher Still have openings
This Course will provide a review of the hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Level training and review specifically Air Monitoring at Hazmat incidents. Course will have both Classroom and Practical activities. If the time permits, one of the VT.Hazmat Trucks will set up for a static display for show and tell.
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Operation Level • Equipment Needs: If possible bring Meters or use meters provided by the team • Instructor: Todd Cosgrove • Saturday and Sunday Class. • Class Limit: 20
11. Aerial Operations Still have openings
Two Day Program will discuss aerial design, construction and testing through classroom and practical exercises students will cover positioning, Stabilization setup,rescue, aerial operations and elevated streams.
Prerequisites: EVT & FF1 • Equipment needs: PPE Instructor:State • Saturday and Sunday Class • Class Limit: 15 • Class Minimum: 6
12. Basic Pumps Still have openings
This course is an introduction to pump operations. Building on basic theory, the course will introduce firefighters to basic pump operation and maintenance. Priming and drafting will be explored in depth using classroom theory and practical application. Pump problem troubleshooting and preventive maintenance will be covered. Practical sessions will include work with both portable and main fire pumps. Prerequisites: None • Equipment Needs: PPE • Instructor: Stephen Drowney • Saturday and Sunday Class. • Class Limit: 20
13. Ventilation Still have openings
This course explains the purpose and importance of ventilation. It describes when to perform ventilation, where to ventilate, and how to perform ventilation operations, and stresses the importance of coordinating ventilation with other fire suppression activities. Topics include fire behavior and building construction as it relates to ventilation, how to perform the various types of ventilation within a structure, and the effects of ventilation on heat, smoke, toxic gasses, and fire development. This course includes skills practice including negative-pressure ventilation, positive-pressure ventilation, hydraulic ventilation, roof ventilation with a power saw, and performing readiness checks on power saws.
Prerequisites: None 18 years of age • Equipment Needs: PPE & SCBA • Instructor: State • Saturday only • Class Limit: 25 • Class Minimum: 15