Firefighter II Orientation - Rutland Town
Location: Rutland Town Fire Station (Center Rutland)
When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time: 1800 - 2200
Application Deadline: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - classes will be held on Tuesday evenings
Course Minimum: 15 students
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above.
NEW THIS YEAR: All ICS 100 certifications and CPR with AED with First Aid or equivalent training (required for Firefighter I Certification) and ICS 200 certification (required for Firefighter II Certification) are due with your general admission application. If you do not provide these certificates at the time of application, then you must attend the class when it is offered within the program.
Firefighter II introduces firefighting concepts, practices and techniques necessary for safe operation and success within the fire service. Based on the Firefighter II objectives from NFPA Standard 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, this course builds upon the knowledge and skills obtained during Firefighter I. In addition to expanding upon the Firefighter I skill set, students will develop knowledge, skills and abilities for the following: incident reporting, foam and flammable liquids fires, pre-incident planning, fire prevention and public education, vehicle rescue and extrication, assisting special rescue teams, fire protection systems, fire cause determination awareness, and coordinated fire attack. Students will participate in live fire exercises focusing on flammable liquid fire suppression, flammable gas fire suppression, and coordinated structure fire attack.
Prerequisites: Current Firefighter I and Hazardous Materials Operations Certification
Approximate Course Length: 92 hours