Firefighter I Orientation - Milton

Location:  Milton Fire Station 
When:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time: 1800 - 2200
Application Deadline:  Wednesday, August 29, 2017
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), Traffic Incident Management or equivalent training, Wildland Fire Control or equivalent training 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 I introduces firefighting concepts, practices and techniques necessary for safe operation and success within the fire service. Based on the Firefighter I objectives from NFPA Standard 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, this course develops knowledge, skills and abilities for the following topics: firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, self-contained breathing apparatus, communications, incident command system, traffic incident management, fire behavior, building construction, fire extinguishers, tools and equipment, ropes and knots, forcible entry, ladders, search and rescue, ventilation, water supply, fire attack and foam, firefighter survival, salvage and overhaul, wildland fires, fire suppression, and CPR and first aid.  This course also includes knowledge and skills based on the objectives of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials and student will gain Hazardous Materials Operations certification.
Approximate Course Length:  184 hours
Prerequisites:  Students must be 18 years of age by the start of the course in order to enroll.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (All day)