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Traffic Incident Management System  -  Class is Full
Traffic incident management is the process of coordinating the resources of a number of different partner agencies and private sector companies to detect, respond to, and clear traffic incidents as quickly as possible to reduce the impacts of incidents on safety and congestion, while protecting the safety of on-scene responders and the traveling public.
Starting Date:  May 1, 2018
Location:  Barneveld Fire Department
Instructor:  Brendan Dunn


Apparatus Operator - Pump
Offers knowledge and skills essential to pump operation.  Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 3, this course includes responsibilities of pump operators, hydraulics and friction loss, pump controls and accessories, fire streams, pumper practices, pumping from draft and pump evolutions, and using the fire pump at the fire hydrant.
Demonstrations and practice sessions are included.
Starting Date:  May 2, 2018
Location:  Yorkville Fire Department
Instructor:  Brendan Dunn
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Principles of Instruction
An introductory course for individuals who will be conducting training at the company level. Topics include: qualities of a good instructor, job performance requirements, components of a lesson plan, cognitive and psychomotor lesson plans, dealing with adult learners, meeting individual learning needs, factors that affect learning, the instructor’s role in safety, new technologies in course delivery, and learning characteristics of different generations.
Starting Date:  May 14, 2018
Location:  New Hartford Fire Department
Instructor:  William Wren
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Fire Officer I
Fire Officer I is the second course in a new series addressing command and management in today’s fire service and is designed to meet the officer training requirements of the NFPA 1021 Standard. Building on the skills learned Introduction to Fire Officer (45), students begin to examine the transition from firefighter to supervisor. Topics include management and supervision, group dynamics, company level training, community relations, fire department relations, information management, accident/injury investigation, pre-planning and strategy/tactics fro multiple company operations.
Starting Date:  June 5, 2018
Location:  Willowvale Fire Department
Instructor:  William Wren
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Fire Police
Trains fire police to perform their duties more effectively. It includes defining and interpreting terms, oath of office, relation to regular police officers, general duties, maintaining safe conditions at an emergency traffic direction and control, preplanning, and various laws of interest to the fire service. Under the provision of General Municipal Law, Section 209-c, this course, when approved by OFPC, must be completed by every fire Police Officer who was appointed after September 1, 1980.
Starting Date:  September 13, 2018
Location:  McConnellsville Fire Department
Instructor:  William Wren

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On-Scene Rehabilitation for Emergency Responders (OREO)
This course explains the why, when and how of rehabilitation for emergency responders (firefighters, hazardous materials, EMS, technical rescue, ice and water rescue, etc.). The course shows how and when to meet the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1500 Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Chapter 6-6, NFPA 1561 Emergency Services Incident Management System Chapters 2-8 and 9.
Designed for: Incident commanders, safety officers and emergency service personnel
Starting Date:  October 17, 2018
Location:  Maynard Fire Department
Instructor:  William Wren

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