Classes and Courses

COURSE LIST: (Including Program Coordinators) – (Rev. 11/99, Std. 10/99)


BASIC FIREFIGHTING PROGRAM:
(Captain J. Mayo & Captain C. Beal, Basic Firefighting Coordinator)

Firefighter I

Firefighter I/II

Individual Sessions

  • FD Organization
  • Safety
  • Fire Alarm & Communications
  • Fire Behavior
  • Portable Extinguishers
  • PPE & SCBA
  • Forcible Entry
  • Ventilation
  • Ropes
  • Ladders Fire Hose
  • Nozzles, Appliances, Fire Streams, and Foam
  • Foam
  • Salvage, Overhaul
  • Rescue
  • Water Supply
  • Sprinklers, Stand Pipes, Fixed Systems
  • Haz Mat Awareness
  • Fire Prevention, Public Education, Cause Determination
  • Building Construction

IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM:

Firefighter Skill Sessions (FF 1-2 Level; 8 hours – 1 Day, or 2 Evening Sessions)

  • SCBA
  • Fireground Safety & Survival
  • Advancing Attack Hose Lines
  • Search & Rescue
  • FD Ground Ladders
  • Fire Behavior & Methods of Fire Attack
  • Ventilation
  • Basic Ladder Skills (Forcible Entry, Ventilation, Search & Rescue, Ladders)
  • Pump Operation & Fireground Hydraulics
  • ICS & Coordinating Firefighting Operations
  • Non-Structural Fires (Brush, Auto, Flammable Gases & Liquids, Electrical)
  • Auto Extrication – Basic / Awareness Level
  • Ropes & Knots
  • Rescue Ropes, Harnesses & Hardware
  • Rescue Operations – Awareness Level
  • Ice / Cold Water Rescue – Operational Level
  • Fire Streams, Nozzles and Foam
  • Building Construction & Hazards
  • Salvage, and Protecting Evidence
  • Fire Detection and Suppression Systems
  • Aerial Ladders I Towers
  • Rapid Intervention; 2 In /2 Out

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PROGRAM:

Awareness Level, 8Hours

  • Operational Level, 24 Hours
  • Haz Mat Decontamination, 8 Hours
  • Mobile Decontamination Unit, 8 Hours

ADVANCED FIREFIGHTING PROGRAM:

  • Flashover — 8 Hours
  • Structural Fire Attack — 16 Hours
  • Residential Search — 16 Hours
  • Rapid Intervention — 32 Hours
  • Coordinated Structural Firefighting Operations — 16 Hours
  • Pump  Operations — 16 Hours
  • Thermal Imaging — 8 Hours
  • Managing the Mayday — 6 Hours
  • Incident Safety Officer — 6 Hours
  • Accountability — 4 Hours

RESCUE TRAINING PROGRAM:
(TOM KENNEY, Rescue Training Coordinator)

All programs meet the requirements of NFPA 1670

“Operations & Training for Technical Rescue Incidents” at the designated level.

  • Extrication 1 — Awareness &  Operational Level, 16 Hours
  • Extrication 2 — (Trucks, Buses, Machinery) Technician Level, 16 Hours
  • Introduction to Ropes — Awareness Level , 16 Hours
  • Rope 1 — Operational Level, 24 Hours
  • Rope 2 — Technician Level, 24 Hours
  • Confined Space 1 — Awareness & Operational Level, 16 Hours
  • Confined Space 2 — Technician Level, 16 Hours
  • Structural Collapse Rescue 1 — Awareness & Operational Level, 24 Hours
  • Structural Collapse Rescue 2 — Technician Level, 24 Hours
  • Trench & Excavation Rescue 1 — Awareness & Operational Level, 16 Hours
  • Trench & Excavation Rescue 2 — Technician Level, 20 Hours
  • Water Rescue 1 — Awareness & Basic Operations Level, 16 Hours
  • Water Rescue 2 (Ocean, Surf, Fast Water) — Operations & Technician Levels, 40 Hours
  • Ice Rescue — Operations & Technician Level, 8 Hours
  • Search Operations (Lost or Missing Persons) — Awareness — Technician Levels, 16 Hours

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM:

  • Fire Instructor 1 (NFPA 1041), 40 Hours
  • Fire Officer 1 (NFPA 1021), 80 Hours
  • Fire Instructor 2 / Course Development (NFPA 1041) 40 Hours

MARINE FIREFIGHTING PROGRAM:
(Chief P. Burke & District Chief M. Dandurand, Marine Firefighting Coordinator)

  • Basic Marine Firefighting, 18 Hours
  • Advanced Marine Firefighting & Emergency Procedures, 42.5 Hours

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING PROGRAM:
(Lieutenant J. Pouliot & Inspector D. Campbell, Industrial Coordinator)

  • Portable Extinguishers, 3 Hours
  • Emergency Medical
  • CPR
  • 1ST Responder / First Aid
  • EMT
  • SCBA / Basic, 3 Hours
  • SCBA I Advanced, 8 Hours
  • Search & Rescue, 6 Hours
  • Flammable Gas Safety & Firefighting, 8 Hours
  • Confined Space Awareness, 3 Hours
  • Confined Space Entry, 6 Hours
  • Confined Space Rescue, 16 Hours
  • Confined Space Rescue Team Training, 40 Hours
  • Trench Safety & Shoring, 6 Hours
  • Hazardous Materials,
    • Awareness, 8 Hours
    • Operational, 24 Hours
    • Decontamination, 8 Hours
  • Fire Brigade Training Programs
    • Incipient Fire Brigade, 16 Hours
    • Fire Control Brigade, 24 Hours
  • Corrections Officer Fire Training
  • Nuclear Fire Brigade Training

SPECIAL PROGRAMS & PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT:

If your department or organization has a special training need, we will work with you and develop a training class or program that will meet your specific needs. Contact:
Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Academy
P.O. Box 746, Barnstable MA 02630
FAX: (508) 790-3082.

For questions about our programs call: (508) 771-5391