Fauquier County Department of Fire Rescue           & Emergency Management                                    

62 Culpeper Street                                                                                                                       Warrenton, Virginia 20186                                                                                                                    
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Fire Academy #2017-28 (Night)

  • 06 Sep 2017
  • 18:30
  • 09 Apr 2018
  • 22:30
  • Fire Rescue Training Center, 210 Hospital Dr., Warrenton
  • 10

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Fire Academy #2017-28

Course Description: The Fire Academy delivers the Commonwealth of Virginia certified Firefighter Level I and Level II, Hazardous Materials Operations.  Firefighter I-(9/6/2017) An entry level course for new firefighters. Course consists of a combination of classroom study, scenarios and modular practical experiences that will prepare the firefighter to carry out most fireground functions under the direct supervision of an officer or experienced firefighter. The scenarios are designed to train the student in realistic fireground operations. Firefighter II – (2/14/2018) A course designed for the Firefighter I who is prepared to assume more of a leadership role in a department. Course consists primarily of classes designed to give the student more knowledge of fireground situations so that he or she can make basic evaluations of safety problems and assume leadership roles in carrying out interior attack and search operations. Hazardous Materials Operations is required to prepare the students to participate in defensive leak and spill control operations.


Prerequisites: Students must be at least 16 years of age in order to complete all aspects of the course. Junior Firefighters must comply with all Junior Firefighters pre-requisites as defined by Department of Labor and Industry standards. If you are under the age of 18 by the start of class you and your guardian must complete a Parent Guardian consent form to be turned in before the class starts on 9/06/2017. Students who do not complete the Parent Guardian consent form will be denied access to the course. To obtain a copy of the Parent guardian consent form please go to: Parental Consent


Equipment Required: Full turnout gear including SCBA.

DATES:   First Class is for FFI is Sept.6 , 2017.  Mondays, Wednesdays and EVERY OTHER Saturday (starts Saturday, 09/09/2017– 09:00-17:00)

TIMES:  18:30 – 22:30 hours,             Monday & Wednesday evenings and every other Saturday 0900-1700 hours

TEXT:      

Jones and Bartlett

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills 3rd Edition

books can be purchased at a discounted rate from the Virginia department of Fire programs' Online bookstore

See the training advisory for a link to this text. 

 

Books must be purchased by 09/07/2016.

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