Two Day Classes:
September 25& 26, 2021 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
5. 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)
6. 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
7. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Still have openings
Using classroom, hands on orientation and practical exercises students will receive
orientation and training in the safe operation, maintenance and use of Self-Contained
Breathing apparatus. This course will entail strenuous physical activity. The chief of department must sign off
on the students’ ability to do the activities required of a user of SCBA.
Prerequisites: None • Equipment Needs: PPE & SCBA. • Instructor: GREEN MOUNTAIN CATAMOUNT - Mike Galas •
Saturday and Sunday Class. •
8. Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Still have openings
This course was developed to teach the emergency vehicle operator proper driving technique, the mental as well as the physical aspects of the driving task. The course points out the long term impact of an accident involving an emergency vehicle on the operator, the emergency service organization and the community in which they serve. Includes both classroom and practical driving course. This course has been enhanced to meet the driver-operator job performance requirements necessary to Pump and Aerial Apparatus Driver-Operator Certification.
Prerequisites: Minimum of 18 years of age with a valid vehicle operator’s license • Equipment Needs: Students are required to bring apparatus to the practical session with arrangements being made with their department Chief in advance.
• Instructor: State • Saturday and Sunday Class. • Class Limit:15-20
9. Flammable Gas Control Still have openings
This course discusses the physical properties of flammable gases and the handling flammable gas emergencies. This course will provide the knowledge and skills to successfully mitigate flammable gas leaks and fires by discussing fire suppression and vapor control techniques and providing a familiarization to different gas system components. Students will gain a knowledge base in the classroom and then conclude the course by participating in several live fire exercises. All students must meet the prerequisites for live fire training as outlined in NFPA 1403.
Prerequisites: All Students must meet the prerequisites for live fire training as outlined in NFPA 1403 and hold a recognized Hazardous Materials Operations Certification.
• Equipment Needs: PPE & SCBA • Instructor: State • Saturday and Sunday Class. • Class Limit: 15-24