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TRAINING COURSES

Fire Officer I - Module #5 - Fireground Strategy & Tactics for First Arriving Companies
Each module is part of Fire Officer 1 and that all modules must be completed within 2 years to complete Fire Officer 1.
Starting Date:  May 13, 2019
Location:  SPTC - Oriskany, NY
Instructor:  William Wren
Will be rescheduled - new dates will be announced at a later time

Firefighter Survival
Based on Chief John Salka’s “Get Out Alive” program, this program is designed for self-rescue and rescue of trapped firefighters. Course content will enable firefighters to recognize the types of events encountered on the fire ground that contribute to firefighter disorientation and/or entrapment, to have knowledge of what is necessary to ensure their safety and that of their partners or crew members, and to perform self-rescue techniques when disoriented, separated, or needing to exit a structure in an emergency.  This course requires students to perform a number of practical evolutions with self-contained breathing apparatus. (SCBA)
Starting Date:  May 20, 2019
Location:  Stittville Fire Department
Instructor:  Michael Wusik
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Firefighter Assist and Search Team (FAST)
The firefighter as a member of a FAST operation will identify the tools and staffing requirements for a FAST operation develop a rescue plan for a missing, lost or trapped firefighter; demonstrate rope search techniques, and demonstrate removing firefighter/victim up a stairwell, up or down through a hole in a floor/roof, moving a downed firefighter out of a window, and lowering a firefighter down a ladder. This course requires students to perform a number of practical evolutions with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
Starting Date:  June 6, 2019
Location:  Stittville Fire Department
Instructor:  Michael Wusik
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Tactical Fireground Simulations
This course provides students the ability to practice initial command functions on a fire emergency scene utilizing real time computer based scenarios. It is not intended to teach command functions, but rather reinforce previously learned theories while giving students the opportunity to practice in the command role. Through a series of computer simulations, students will serve as both company officer and initial incident commander.
Starting Date:  June 12, 2019
Location:  SPTC - Oriskany, NY
Instructor:  William Wren
Will be rescheduled - new dates will be announced at a later time

Basic Exterior FF Operations (BEFO)
This course prepares new firefighters to operate under direct supervision in the exterior or non-IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in training covering firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus inspection and cylinder changing, fire department communications, building construction and fire behavior, modern fire control research, portable fire extinguishers, rope and knot tying, ground ladders, forcible entry, tactical ventilation theory, water supply, hose and fire streams, loss control, orientation to fire origin and cause determination, fire prevention and life safety initiatives, confined space awareness, overview of first aid and buddy care, and Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations. Graduates should be committed to exterior firefighting operations only. This course will not place the student in IDLH or contaminated atmospheres.
Starting Date:  August 13, 2019
Location:  New Hartford Fire Department
Instructor:  Brendan Dunn
Class is Full