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2014-15 Catalog

FIRE - FIRE SCIENCE 

FIRE A131: Firefighter I, Series I (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Special Fees.
Special Note: Successful completion of all four Firefighter I series will qualify/prepare the student to sit for Alaska State Fire Fighter I certification exam.  All students are required to wear a complete set of fire department approved protective clothing (turnout gear) during skills training. (Turnout gear provided)
Presents fundamental knowledge of fire behavior, fire organizations, types of fire equipment, emergency response services processes, and methods of their use. Includes orientation, safety, fire behavior, building construction, protective clothing, and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

FIRE A133: Firefighter I, Series II (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  2 + 2
Prerequisites: FIRE A131.
Special Fees.
Special Note: Successful completion of all four Firefighter I series will qualify/prepare the student to sit for Alaska State Fire Fighter I certification exam.  All students are required to wear a complete set of fire department approved protective clothing (turnout gear) during skills training. (Turnout gear provided)
Introduces the fundamental knowledge of fire behavior, fire organizations, types of fire equipment, emergency services processes and methods of their use.  Includes portable extinguishers, ropes and knots, building search, victim removal, forcible entry tools, construction, techniques, and ground ladders. 

FIRE A135: Firefighter I, Series III (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  2 + 2
Prerequisites: FIRE A133.
Special Fees.
Special Note: Successful completion of all four Firefighter I series will qualify/prepare the student to sit for Alaska State Fire Fighter I certification exam.  All students are required to wear a complete set of fire department approved protective clothing (turnout gear) during skills training. (Turnout gear provided)  
Provides fundamental knowledge of fire behavior, fire organizations, types of fire equipment, emergency response services processes, and methods of their use. Includes ventilation, water supply, hose rolling, coupling, loading, carrying, advancing, laying, and water fire streams. 

FIRE A137: Firefighter I, Series IV (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  3 + 1
Prerequisites: FIRE A135.
Special Fees. (Turnout gear provided)
Special Note: Successful completion of all four Firefighter I series will qualify/prepare the student to sit for Alaska State Fire Fighter I certification exam.  All students are required to wear a complete set of fire department approved protective clothing (turnout gear) during skills training. Provides fundamental knowledge of fire behavior, fire organizations, types of fire equipment, emergency response services processes, and methods of their use. Includes wild land fire control, classes of fire, vehicle fires, sprinkler systems, salvage, overhaul, fire cause, communications equipment and techniques, fire prevention, and public fire education. 

 
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