Fire Protection (FIP)

Courses

FIP 7120. Response to Hazardous Materials (Level I). 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the awareness level material to the student. It is based on the NFPA 472 standard on hazardous materials.

FIP 7124. Fire Fighter Recruit Training. 0.0 Hours. Class-112.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will meet the requirements to comply with the 1997 edition of NFPA 1403 Interior Live Burn Standard. The course will cover the 8 8 different subjects that are required for a firefighter to participate in a live fire training event.

FIP 7125. Hazardous Materials Awareness & Terrorism Level I. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is an awareness course designed to cover basic response objectives expected of a person certified at the Awareness Level. Course topics include recognizing the presence of a hazardous material, isolating the area to protect the public and responders, and identifying the material using various methods available to a responder. The course will also include elements of terrorism and it's potential impact and relationship to hazardous materials incidents. This course meets all the competencies required by OSHA 1910.120 and NFPA 472 1997 edition.

FIP 7126. Sprinkers. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course deals with the value of sprinkler systems, the identification and use of sprinkler systems and fire department support of automatic sprinkler systems. This course will also explain the value and benefits of residential Sprinkler systems.

FIP 7127. Ventilation. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the firefighter candidate with the principles of ventilation, the types of ventilation and tools needed to perform ventilation to various types of roofs.

FIP 7128. Ropes. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow firefighter candidates to demonstrate their ability to tie varied knots and hitches, and hoist an array of equipment and identify the proper use of rope for lifelines.

FIP 7129. Vehicle Extrication. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The firefighter candidate will be presented with design features, stabilization procedures, procedures for gaining access, hazards and disentanglement procedures, access and egress points and other hazards associated with extrication procedures. The student will be exposed to new technologies, construction, design, materials, crumple zones, bumper systems, air bags and side impact protection systems.

FIP 7130. L/P Gas Emergencies. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course deals with the properties of liquified petroleum gasses, leak control procedures, and extinguishment of fires involving LPG. The student will become familiar with flammable ranges, vapor density and toxicity ranges of liquified petroleum gasses. The student will gain a working knowledge of the hazards and corrective procedures for handling incidents related to LPG and natural gas.

FIP 7131. Salvage. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the firefighter candidate to demonstrate various folds, rolls, deployment of salvage covers, and the construction and use of water chutes and catch all. In addition, the course will cover the maintenance of and other uses for salvage covers.

FIP 7132. Overhaul. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The material presented in this course will deal with the purpose of overhaul, how to recognize the location of hidden fires and how to expose them, and present the duties of the firefighters left at the fire scene for security.

FIP 7133. Personal Protective Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The firefighter candidate will be presented the function of each article of protective equipment, the leading causes of death of firefighters, and the hazardous environments requiring use of protective equipment. In addition, there is a great deal of information covering the SCBA and its use.

FIP 7134. Emergency Vehicle Driver Safety. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The student will be presented minimum standards for persons who drive and operate emergency vehicles. Drivers license requirements for driving emergency vehicles will be covered. The student will be presented with vehicle weights, characteristics and dynamics as they relate to emergency vehicles. This course will involve extensive practical training which will be conducted under non-emergency conditions.

FIP 7135. Portable Fire Extinguishers. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the firefighter candidate with the proper use of portable extinguishers and the demonstration of the actual extinguishment of a Class A and B fire.

FIP 7136. Forcible Entry. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable firefighter candidates to demonstrate their ability to force entry into a structure using varied tools and the maintenance of this equipment.

FIP 7137. Fire Service Ladders. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the firefighter candidate with the different types of ladders and the use of each of these ladders.

FIP 7138. Fire Hose Practices. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the firefighter candidate to demonstrate the use of hoses and nozzles, adaptors and appliances and the information needed to conduct an annual service test of fire hose.

FIP 7139. Water Supplies. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The firefighter candidate will be presented material during this course that will enable him/her to demonstrate both forward and reverse hose lays from the use of a pressurized hydrant and the use of mobile water supplies.

FIP 7140. Managing the MayDay. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will facilitate interaction between Incident Commanders and Telecommunicators, as well as lecture and discussion on how to successfully maintain command and control of a working incident while at the same time managing a May Day transmission on the fire ground. Course emphasis will be placed on the following: Incident command and control Incident accountability Rapid intervention team deployment Case studies both locally and nationally which address these type incidents.

FIP 7141. Technology in the Fire Service. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will discuss the various developments and concepts as they apply to various types of technology for fire ground use. Thermal Imaging, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, gas detection and other cutting edge technology will be discussed with an eye to what the future may hold.

FIP 7142. Fire Behavior. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course integrates a discussion of physical science in the context of combustion and fire dynamics. This knowledge will assist in interpreting what is observed on the fire ground and recognize potential hazards, and it provides a basis for understanding fire control and ventilation tactical operations. The student will also be exposed to basic concepts related to combustion and fire development in structures. The same scientific principles and physical laws apply equally to other types of fire situations.

FIP 7143. Fire Prevention Standard Inspection Level I. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills for basic fire prevention code enforcement. This course follows the guidelines set by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board. Lecture, demonstration, and skills evaluation are the principal methods of instruction. Specific training areas include: rules of building code enforcement, fire code as it relates to other building codes, use of the fire prevention code, and technical provisions. Prerequisite none.

FIP 7144. Fire Prevention Standard Inspection Level II. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills for advanced fire prevention code enforcement. This course follows the guidelines set by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board. Lecture, demonstration, and skills evaluation are the principal methods of instruction. Specific training areas include: rules of building code enforcement, fire code as it relates to other building codes, use of the fire prevention code, and technical provisions. Prerequisite: completion of Fire Prevention Level I or job experience approved by the qualification board.

FIP 7145. Fire Prevention Standard Inspection Level III. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills for advanced fire prevention code enforcement. This course follows the guidelines set by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board. Lecture, demonstration, and skills evaluation are the principal methods of instruction. Specific training areas include rules of building code enforcement, fire code as it relates to other building codes, use of fire prevention code, and technical provisions. Prerequisites: completion of Fire Prevention Level II or job experience approved by the qualification board.

FIP 7146. Leadership I - Strategies for Company Success. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to meet the needs of the company officer, this course of leadership provides the participant with basic skills and tools needed to perform effectively as a leader in the fire service environment. This course addresses ethics, use and abuse of power at the company officer level, creativity in the fire service environment, and managing the multiple roles of the company officer.

FIP 7148. Leadership III - Strategies for Supervisory Success. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides the Company Officer with the basic leadership skills and tools to perform effectively in the fire service environment. The course covers when and how to delegate to subordinates, assess personal leadership styles through situational leadership, discipline subordinates, and apply coaching/ motivating techniques.

FIP 7149. Swift Water Rescue Technician - Advanced. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course integrates techniques learned in SRT-I, taking the students beyond the emphasis on self-rescue to concentrate on victim rescue. This course includes classroom instruction, followed by extensive hands-on skill development. Topics covered will include: Understanding the role and utilization of various line systems, to search class I to Class III swift water, and in some instances, class IV to VI (hydraulics and waterfalls). Managing the raising and lowering of litters with patients, tending a litter, belaying of rescuers, basic rappelling, and high line systems. Managing and conducting a night or low visibility river rescue.

FIP 7150. Leadership & Team Building. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the company officer with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire service environment. This course includes techniques and approaches to problem-solving, ways to identify and assess the needs of the company officers subordinates, methods for running meeting effectively in the fire service environment, and decision making skills for the company officer. This course addresses ethics, use and abuse of power at the company officer level, creativity in the fire service environment, and management of the multiple roles of the company officer. The final element of this course covers when and how to delegate to subordinates, assess personal leadership styles through situational leadership, discipline subordinates, and apply coaching/motivating techniques.

FIP 7151. Fire Management for New Officers. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to acquaint officer candidates with the many interpersonal and administrative duties of a company officer. Interpersonal topics covered include communications, public relations and education, and dealing with public inquiries and concerns. Emphasis is placed on human resources and the performance review and development process. Administrative topics covered include the Charlotte Fire Department Operations Manual, the Charlotte Fire Department Strategic Plan, the Charlotte Fire Department Annual Report, budget management, employee benefits, leave time, payroll, fire department information technology, computer-aided dispatch, and records management. Students will review basic code enforcement information and fire cause determination.

FIP 7152. Firefighting Foam. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to cover the uses of firefighting foam. Firefighting foam can be used to fight multiple types of fires and to prevent the ignition of materials that could be involved in a fire. The student will be exposed to new types of foams and efficient systems for applying foam. Demonstrations will show the use in neutralizing hazardous materials and decontamination.

FIP 7153. Radiation Preparedness and Response. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will provide an overview of Radiological Emergency Preparedness for first responder agencies responding to a nuclear/radiological incident in Mecklenburg County. It will also cover ways to help manage when dealing with Weapons of Mass Destruction. Students will review various methods on detecting radiation, equipment used, decontamination procedures and overall safety working at radiological incidents. For fire personnel, this program will discuss response, operations and decontamination at radiological incidents. For law enforcement personnel, this program will discuss radiological awareness, traffic control points/security and decontamination procedures.

FIP 7154. Public Safety Diver. 0.0 Hours. Class-60.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Public Safety Diver (PSD) standardizes non-divers and open-water divers as PSDs. A PSD certification combines the fundamentals taught in an open-water class with an emphasis on the exacting skills required to successfully dive in a rescue/recovery operation. The Public Safety Diver programs meet or exceed all the requirements set forth by the Recreational Scuba Training Council. PSD students are taught basic skills, proper use of Scuba equipment & maintenance, dive related injuries, diving physics, physiology, and dive planning using the US Navy Dive Tables. All these topics are covered with classroom lecture, pool & open-water skill sessions. The student is required to pass a written final exam with a minimum score of 80%, the IADRS swims test - min score of 12, and successful completion of all scuba skills in an open-water environment.

FIP 7155. Dive Rescue 1. 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Learn the fundamentals of dive operations from scene evaluation through incident debriefing. Public safety divers and surface-support personnel are prepared to respond effectively to a water-incident scene. Topics include: overview of public safety drowning accidents; selecting, training, and equipping dive teams; family media and other agencies relations; search pattern fundamentals; victim retrieval tactics; responding to vehicle accidents; accident scene documentation; and an introduction to specialized equipment. Programs are presented in a classroom, a pool, and at an open-water training site.

FIP 7156. Water Rescue Equipment - Dry Suites. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Dry Suit Diving addresses the proper precautions needed when diving in potentially hazards conditions. Without proper protection from your potentially hazardous diving environment, your rescue/recovery operation may be hindered or halted. One of the first steps to preparing for contaminated water or ice diving is learning how to dive in a dry suit. Dry suit diving topics include: history of the dry suit, suit types, accessories, sizing, custom adjustments, emergency procedures, repairs, and maintenance.

FIP 7161. Personal Protective Equipment/Search. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The firefighter candidate will be presented the function of each article of protective clothing, leading causes if firefighter deaths and the hazardous environments requiring use of personal protective equipment, including training and use of self-contained breathing apparatus.

FIP 7162. Ladders. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the firefighter candidate with the different types of ladders and the use of each ladder presented, including safety, standards, limitations and maintenance.

FIP 7163. Hazardous Materials Meters 101. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover various subjects as needed to provide annual upgrade and refresher training for personnel toward recertification for Hazardous Materials certification in North Carolina.

FIP 7164. Physical Forces of Emergency Vehicles. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The student will be presented with the minimum standards for persons who drive and operate emergency vehicles. Students will be presented with vehicle weights, characteristics, and dynamics.

FIP 7165. Fire Chief 101. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will satisfy the 9s inspection criteria as specified by the North Carolina Administrative Code. The primary objective of the course is to inform current and future chief officers of the various aspects and complexities surrounding the operations and organization of North Carolina fire departments. Upon completion of the course students will be better equipped to meet the challenges of the chief officer position.

FIP 7166. Fire Chief 101 Update. 0.0 Hours. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is the current Chief 101 update course approved by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission to meet NC Administrative Code requirements for those who have previously taken the Chief 101 course. Course content, which is revised at least every five years, must align with the currently approved update course managed by the NC Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal(OSFM), and instructors must be specifically approved.This is a NC Fire and Rescue Commission certification course; however, this course will not transfer electronically to OSFM. Per Commission rules, instructors will be responsible for submitting student information to OSFM directly.

FIP 7167. Traffic Incident Management. 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to establish the foundation for and promote consistent training of all responders to achieve the three objectives of the Traffic Incident Management (TIM) National Unified Goal: responder safety, safety, quick clearance from incidents, and a prompt, reliable, interoperable communications.This course will familiarize fire and rescue personnel with the purpose of the Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP2) and the National (TIM) Responder Training Program and how it relates specifically to North Carolina. Participants will learn to recognize and identify the dangers encountered by emergency responders working in or near traffic.

FIP 7168. Basic Ladder Company Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to reinforce and strengthen the existing skills of firefighters. This course covers functions and operations carried out by ladder companies.This course is designed to challenge department members to look outside the box and use different methods to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

FIP 7169. Basic Engine Company Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to reinforce and strengthen the existing skills of firefighters. It covers functions and operations carried out by engine companies.This course is designed to challenge department members to think outside the box and use different methods to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

FIP 7170. Fire Officer I. 0.0 Hours. Class-36.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the knowledge, skills, and requirements referenced in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1021 for Fire Officer I training. Topics include officer roles and responsibilities, budgets, fire cause determination, inspections, education, leadership, management, public relations, and other requirements included in the NFPA standard. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of relevant NFPA standards as required for State Fire Officer I-II certification.This is a NC Fire and Rescue Commission Certification.

FIP 7171. Fire Officer II. 0.0 Hours. Class-28.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the knowledge, skills,and requirements referenced in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1021 for Fire Officer II training. Topics include officer roles and responsibilities, budgets, fire cause determination, inspections, education, leadership, management, public relations, and other requirements included in the NFPA standard. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of relevant NFPA standards as required for state Fire Officer I and II certification. This is a NC Fire and Rescue Commission certification course.

FIP 7173. Fire Officer III. 0.0 Hours. Class-96.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the Fire Officer candidate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications. This course is designed to meet the needs of an executive management position. The course involves study in the areas of human resource management, fire department administration, community relations, budget preparation, and records management.

FIP 7174. Apparatus and Hydraulics Refresher. 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Apparatus and Hydraulics-Driver/Operator Pumps refresher is designed to refresh all candidates who drive and operate fire apparatus during both emergency and non-emergency situations. The course seeks to establish a minimum level of skill and efficiency with apparatus handling and pump operation. Upon completion of the course the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate practical knowledge and application in driving a fire apparatus and establishing and maintaining various pumping operations.

FIP 7176. Emergency Vehicle Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The student will be presented with minimum standards for persons who drive and operate emergency vehicles. Drivers license requirements for driving emergency vehicles will be covered. The student will be presented with vehicle weights, characteristics and dynamics as they relate to emergency vehicles. This course will involve extensive practical training which will be conducted under non-emergency conditions.

FIP 7177. Nuclear Awareness. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents a WMD radiological/ nuclear overview for first responders and other personnel who, in the course of their normal duties, are likely to be the first to arrive of the scene of a radiological/ nuclear incident. It focuses on the basics of radiation, possible health effects, hazard identification, proper notification procedures and the radiological/ nuclear threat.

FIP 7178. Fire Instructor -Level I. 0.0 Hours. Class-26.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to train others in fire service operations. Topics include planning, presenting, and evaluating lesson plans, learning styles, use of media, communications, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the requirements of Fire Instructor Level I objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041. This is a NC Fire and Rescue Commission certification course.

FIP 7179. Fire Instructor II. 0.0 Hours. Class-38.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to train others in fire service operations. Topics include planning, presenting, and evaluating lesson plans, learning styles, use of media, communication, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the requirements of the Fire Instructor Level II objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041. This is a NC Fire and Rescue Commission certification course.

FIP 7181. Communications Unit Leader. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed for all local, regional, tribal, and state/territory emergency response professionals and for support personnel with a communications background. It is designed to familiarize the professionals with the roles and responsibilities of a Communications Unit Leader. Under the NIMS-ICS structure the COM-L is the focal point within the Communications Unit. This course provides DHS approved and NIMS compliant instruction to ensure that every locality has trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response or planned event.

FIP 7182. Communications Technician. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course delivers introductory and refresher training for the ICS Communications Technician position. It introduces public safety professionals and support staff to various communications concepts and technologies. This includes state-of-the-art interoperable communications solutions, Land Mobile Radio communications, satellite, telephone, computer and data technologies used in incident response and planned events. This course addresses all responsibilities appropriate to a COM-T operating on a local, regional, tribal or state/territory level within the Incident Management Team.

FIP 7183. Radio Operator\Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed for all local, regional, tribal, and state/territory emergency response professionals and for support personnel with a communications background. It is designed to familiarize the professionals with the roles and responsibilities of a Radio Operator and Emergency Response Telecommunicator. This class will provide students with the information and skills necessary complete the RADO position task book and provide RADO or TERT services on public safety events.

FIP 7184. Health & Wellness. 0.0 Hours. Class-8.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course will present the firefighter candidate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of Chapter 5 & 6 of NFPA 1001; Standard For Firefighter Professional Qualifications. This course is designed to educate first responders on the importance of maintaining high levels of fitness and wellness in order to perform their assigned duties efficiently and safely. This course is a part of the NC Firefighter Certification program approved by the NC Fire / Rescue Commission as of January 1, 2015.

FIP 7185. Safety & Survival. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification related course presents the firefighter candidate with the knowlwdge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of chapter 5 & 6 of NFPA 1001; Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications.

FIP 7186. Mayday. 0.0 Hours. Class-8.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification related course will present the firefighter candidate with the knowledge, skills, and abulity to satisfy the requirements of chapter 5 & 6 of NFPA 1001; Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications.

FIP 7187. Live Burn- Orientation and Preparation. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will familiarize the students with the live burn standard adopted by the N.C. Fire Rescue Commission. All areas of NFPA 1403 will be covered in this class. Pre-burn plans, water supplies, safety mandates, and the necessary documentation required to conducting live burns.

FIP 7188. Forcible Entry for Law Enforcement Personnel. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

ThThis course will present the students with the knowledge, skills and ability to possess a basic understanding of Chapters 5 and 6 of NFPA 1001. The course is designed to teach the students different methods of performing Forcible Entry into structures using different principles and practices. This class is designed primarily for Law Enforcement Personnel and does not carry any type of certification.

FIP 7189. Thermal Imaging Cameras. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will cover Thermal Imaging technology, operational terms, uses, and limitations, as well as hands on training designed to present the student with opportunities to learn how to use thermal imagers on a variety of emergency situations.

FIP 7190. NC Fire Prevention School - Basic. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will offer general information on the survival of a fire inspection. Course work includes building construction, using the fire codes with other codes, electrical hazards, flammable and combustible liquids and other general precautions.Upon completion the novice inspector or the experienced inspector will have updated their fire prevention information.

FIP 7191. NC Fire Prevention School- Intermediate. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will offer the student a mixture of general and technical information. Course work includes information from the code and will address materials used daily by the inspector. Topics include: Fire protection systems, Means of egress, Fire alarm systems, Application of flammable finishes, Emergency planning. Upon completion of the course the student will have updated fire prevention material and information.

Prerequisites: Take FIP 7190 Minimum grade S

FIP 7194. Ventilation Practices. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the students with the principles of ventilation, the types of ventilation and tools needed to perform to various roof types.

FIP 7195. Chief Fire Officer - Exec. Development - Level I. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an educational experience that helps Chief Officers and prospective Chief Officers recognize what effective leadership is, understand the difference between leadership styles, and develop the skills required to select the most appropriate style for them and the situation. In addition to a pre-course assignment that must be completed prior to the first day of class, the course consists of lectures and group activities.

FIP 7196. Chief Officer - Exec. Development - Level II. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course defines situational awareness and its implications on the emergency scene. The challenges of transforming from mid-level supervisor to an executive officer will be explained. Multi-Generational management will be explained with strategies to address management of each generational workforce sector.

FIP 7197. Forcible Entry Practices. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the students to explain different methods of forcing entry into a building and the tools necessary to perform the task.

FIP 7198. Preparation for Initial Company Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed for company officers, acting company officers, or senior firefighters responsible for the management of a single fire company on a relief basis. This course will develop better understanding of the roles and responsibilities needed to prepare a fire company incident operations. The course will also expand upon the responsibilities for company readiness, personnel safety, and leadership as it relates to company operation.

FIP 7199. Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop the management skills needed to define and accomplish tactics at structure fires by company officers, acting company officers, or senior firefighters who command a fire company on a relief basis. Students completing this course will be able to make use of the Communications Model and the Quick Access Pre-fire Plan in tactical incidents. Among the many topics presented during the course, the relationship between incident priorities, strategy, tactics and implementation will be discussed relating to the command sequence. Consideration of risk versus benefit, and the use of the Tactical Action Model based on incident assessment will be accomplished through the use of many table-top presentations.

FIP 7203. Fire Alarms & Communications (Level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Course provides for the defining of the policies and procedures concerning the ordering and transmitting of multiple alarms and the action to be taken upon receipt of these signals.

FIP 7204. Fire Behavior (Level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-4.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Enable the firefighter candiate to demonstrate his/Her knowledte in the terminology used in the area of fire behavior, the hazards of different fuels and the types of heat sources.

FIP 7205. Ventilation (Level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

With the use of and need for automatic venting devices, the methods for ventilating basements, the use of foreced ventilation and the considerations that must be made when ventilating a structure.

FIP 7207. Fire Hose, Appliances & Streams (level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the firefighter candidate to demonstrate the use of hoses and nozzles, adaptors and appliances and the information needed to conduct an annual service test of fire hose.

FIP 7209. Fire Control (Level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-21.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Deals with the extinguishment of a multitude of different fires and the use of varied tools and extinguishing agents.

FIP 7210. Overhaul (Level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover the indicatior of structural instability and the firefighters role in the perserving of evidence of fire cause and origin.

FIP 7211. Rescue (Level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Will present the firefighter candiate with techniques and safety procedures to be used during a number of rescue activities and the proper use of rescue tools and the extrication of entrapped victims from motor vehicles.

FIP 7212. Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the firefighter candidate with techniques and safety procedures to be used during a number of rescue activities and the proper use of rescue tools and the extrication of entrapped victims from motor vehicles.

FIP 7213. Sprinklers (Level II). 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the various types of sprinkler systems as well as their conponents and the reliablity of automatic sprinkler systems.

FIP 7225. Hazardous Materials Operations & Terrorism Level II. 0.0 Hours. Class-27.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to cover responding to hazardous materials incidents in a defensive manner. Course topics include advanced recognition and identification procedures. Various defensive actions to limit the harm of an incident of this type will be demonstrated. The course also includes understanding the elements of terrorism and it's potential impact and relationship to a hazardous materials incident. This class meets all the competencies required by OSHA 1910.120 and NEPA 472 1997 edition.

FIP 7226. NC Association of Fire Chiefs- Training Manager Program. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course targets those individuals who have leadership, management, and supervisory responsibility for the organization's training function.Topics addressed in the program are: managing delivery, design and development, program evaluation, financial management, legal issues and risk management, personnel management, training facility design, maintenance, planning, alternative learning, external relations, and strategic leadership in training.

FIP 7278. Engine Company Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to reinforce and strengthen the existing skills of firefighters. The curriculum consist of three sections which will cover operations carried out by engine companies, hose deployment, and fire attack.This course is designed to challenge members to look "outside the box" and use different methods to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

FIP 7279. Ladder Company Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to reinforce and strenghten the existing skills of firefighters. The curriculum consist of five sections which cover operations carried out by ladder companies within the department. The course is also designed to challenge department members to look outside the box and use different methods to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

FIP 7300. Fire Fighter I & II (level I & II). 0.0 Hours. Class-500.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

FIP 7301. Fire Dept Organization (Level I-II). 0.0 Hours. Class-21.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the student to complete the objectives for Firefighter I & II related to fd organization they will become aware of the mission and purpose of the fire department rules and regulations and the components of an incident command system.

FIP 7303. Fire Alarms & Communications. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow for the student to complete objectives related to fire alarms and communications for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7304. Fire Behavior. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete the objectives related to fire behavior for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7305. Portable Extinguishers. 0.0 Hours. Class-8.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete the objectives related to portable fire extinguishers for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7306. Personal Protective Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-20.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete the objectives related to personal protective equipment for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7307. Forcible Entry. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover all the related objectives to the subject of forcible entry for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7308. Ventilation I & II (Level I & II). 0.0 Hours. Class-20.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the firefighter candidate with the principles of ventilation, types of ventilation and tools needed to perform ventilation. Student will be shown automatic ventilation devices, methods for ventilating basements, the use of forced ventilation, and considerations that must be made when ventilating a structure.

FIP 7309. Ropes. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete all objectives relative to ropes for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7310. Ladders. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete the related objectives for ladders for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7311. Fire Hose, Streams & Appliances. 0.0 Hours. Class-20.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train the student in all objectives related to fire hose, appliances, and streams in compliance with Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7312. Foam Fire Streams. 0.0 Hours. Class-8.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will detail all objective related to use of foam as it relates to fire streams for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7313. Fire Control. 0.0 Hours. Class-36.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover all objectives related to Fire control for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7314. Loss Control. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover objectives related to Salvage and Overhaul for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7315. Overhaul (Level I & II). 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover all objectives related to overhaul for firefighter i & II.

FIP 7317. Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-20.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover the objectives related to rescue as it pertains to Firefighter Levels Certification.

FIP 7318. Water Supplies (level I & Ii). 0.0 Hours. Class-18.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course meets all the requirements for firefighter level i & II for water supplies objevtives.

FIP 7319. Sprinklers. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train students in all objectives related to sprinkles for Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7320. Response to Hazardous Materials (Level I & II). 0.0 Hours. Class-36.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Response to hazardous materials - awareness/Operation this course will cover all objectives related to the aware- ness and operations level for both firefighter i and II levels.

FIP 7321. Fire & Life Safety Preparedness. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover all objectives related to fire prevention,fire hazards,fire inspections and fire prevention education for NC Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7322. Building Construction. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover all objectives related to building construction as related to Firefighter Certification.

FIP 7323. Fire Department Orientation II). 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the firefighter to become aware of the basic and advanced operations of the department and understand their position in the organization from a basic and advanced detailed perspective. Course topics will also include the review of basic and advanced safety regulations and the firefighter responsibility to comply with those regulations, the review of the elements of a basic and advanced departmental safety program and a review of the basic and advanced hazards related to fire protection.

FIP 7325. Hazardous Materials Awareness/ Operations & Terrorism (Level I & II). 0.0 Hours. Class-36.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course combines both the Haz Mat Awareness and the Operations into one program. Course topics include recognition, isolation, identification, and various defensive control options available to the Haz Mat Operations level responder. The course also includes elements of terrorism and it's potential impact and relationship to a hazardous materials incident. This class meets all the competencies required by OSHA 1910.120 and NFPA 472 2008 edition.

FIP 7400. Fire Fighter Recertification Training. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will provide training towards the 30-hour annual standards-based training requirement of the NC Fire Rescue Commission. The content of this course may change based upon local need and must be based upon NFPA Standards.

FIP 7401. Firefighter Recertificaion. 0.0 Hours. Class-30.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides students with information and training on a variety of basic subjects related to Firefighter I and II. This material will go towards meeting the annual requirement of a minimum of 30 hours of standard based training.

FIP 7402. FireFighter Cadet Training Program. 0.0 Hours. Class-500.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the firefighter to become FFI and FFII certified according to the North Carolina State Fire and Rescue Commission. This course will cover all topics in the certification.

FIP 7403. Strategy & Tactics. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to help officers think at emergency scenes so that they can more readily and accurately contend with the two main questions frequently confronting them. What is the problem and how is the problem solved.

FIP 7404. Urban Search and Rescue - Indoctrination. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will introduce the first responder to different methods used in locating and extricating victims from structural collapse due to natural or terrorist acts.

FIP 7406. Fire Service Advanced Saw Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Increasingly Fire Departments are being called to assist in storm damage that results in trees being down in various circumstances. This hands on course will explore the many different considerations asthey relate to removing trees from houses where victims may be trapped, trees fallen on vehicles, and other similar scenarios.

FIP 7407. Hands On Training- Forcible Entry. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will provide the students with hands on training in a variety of forcible entry problems to include conventional forcible entry on inward and outward opening doors on both training props and acquired structures. Students will get hands on training on through-the-lock techniques and problems encountered in commercial structures.

FIP 7408. North Carolina Response Rating System. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will review the latest information and factors that go into the make-up of the public protection rating of cities and fire districts. The system continues to evaluate three major categories of fire suppression; Fire Department, Emergency Communications, and Water Supply. The course also includes the Community Risk Section that recognizes community efforts to reduce losses through fire prevention, public fire safety, and fire investigation.

FIP 7409. Line of Duty Death. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

During this program the fire department members will discuss the Line Of Duty Death, what a department can expect after a LODD, and present how that department continues to recover. Actual video and audio will be presented during this class.

FIP 7410. Live Fire Burn Liability. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will share a recent experience that a North Carolina Fire Department had regarding an OSHA decision on a live burn training exercise that will impact your training. Discussion of this topic will help Chiefs and Training Officers understand why it is important to follow the NFPA 1403 Standard for Live Fire Exercises, document training, and emphasize the importance of firefighter rehabilitation. Proposed changes to the NFPA 1403 standard will also be reviewed.

FIP 7411. Qualification Indoctrination. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to teach candidates seeking fire and rescue subject qualifications. This Course is required by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission to be completed prior to attending a NC Qualification Class. Topics will include NC Fire and Rescue Commission Policies and Procedures, Policy for Testing, Instructor Responsibilities, Delivery Agency Responsibilities, Instructor Consequences, OSFM Website Navigation, Accreditation, NFPA Standards, NC Lesson Plans, NC Practical Skills, and Testing Procedures for Written and Practical Testing.

FIP 7412. Prioritizing The Fireground. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to assist chief and line officers of volunteer, combination,and career fire departments to prioritize fireground tasks based on identifying rescue potential, the building, fire volume, equipment, and available personnel. Many times there are not enough firefighters at the beginning of the incident to accomplish all the necessary tasks on the fireground. effectiveness is lost and firefighter safety is compromised because on scene personnel try to perform too many tasks rather than prioritize and complete them. The practices and concepts taught in this class are based on nationally recognized fireground priorities.

FIP 7413. Elevator Emergencies. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to give the first arriving responders the necessary skill set to handle most elevator emergencies. The course covers response, size-up, decision making ( when to extricate/ when to wait on a technician), and techniques for removing occupants from stalled elevators.

FIP 7414. Estimating The Initial Hose Stretch. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will address pre-connected and made-up hose lines. Pre-connected lines, on occassion, are lot long enough to reach the fire. It will address advancing hose lines across parking lots, through courtyards, and up stairways. It will show the importance of a correct estimation the first time, therefore eliminating the necessity of extending lines.

FIP 7415. Alternative Fueld Vehicles. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover the various types of fuel used in motor vehicles. Fuels to be discussed are; gasoline, propane, natural gas, and electricity.

FIP 7416. Rapid Intervention - Review. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will provide an in-depth review of Rapid Intervention. The Asheville Fire Department has conducted extensive studies into the mechanics of a firefighter down needing extrication. This program will review their findings and present solutions.

FIP 7417. North Carolina State Firemen's Association- Updated. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will be a series of updates on issues affecting our programs and membership. Included in the discussions will be: changes in legislation, changes to the Firefighter's Relief Fund; new programs and or benefits as well as any changes in benefits; future changes that may be coming that involves the membership.

FIP 7418. A Profile of Todays Fire Service. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will show that your attitude has a profound impact on your life. attitudes impact the success of organizations. This course combines a step up to leadership concept with the reality of what is really going on in your fire station.

FIP 7420. New Company Officer. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover the multitude of challenges that the New Company Officer may face while leading firefighters. In many instances the new company officer is not given any formal leadership training and guidance to help them succeed. lack of leadership results in dissention within the department and failure on the fireground. This course will will provide the new company officer with tools and tips to assist them build and lead their firefighters to success both on and off the fireground.

FIP 7421. Using Social Media. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course partners a Fire Department Public Information Officer with a veteran News Reporter in a co\presentation and discussion on the importance of using social media to engage and inform your customers (residents, visitors, government leaders, and sister agencies) Using examples of real time posting and reporting; both experts will discuss the importance of keeping your audience via social media.

FIP 7422. North Carolina State Firemen's Association 101. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is an overview of the requirements and benefits of being a member of the North Carolina State Firemen's Association. This course covers support, benefits, and advocacy.The requirements for membership and membership rosters will be discussed. Specific benefits for members will be discussed giving the students a full review of all that can be expected as a member of the association.

FIP 7424. Hands On Training - Ventilation. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Hands On Ventilation will provide the students with hands on experience in residential ventilation tactics. This course is applicable for small and large fire departments. This course will give the confidence and tactical advantage needed to perform effective ventilation on the fire ground.

FIP 7425. Fire Instructor - Level III. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is based on NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, and may lead to IFSAC and Pro Board certifications. This course is intended for the instructor who is ready to assume a leadership role by moving into the upper management level of his\her department and wants to develop the knowledge and ability to develop comprehensive training curricula and programs for use by single or mulitple organizations; conduct organized needs analysis; and develop training goals and implementation strategies.

FIP 7426. All-Haz Logistic Section Chief. 0.0 Hours. Class-32.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class helps attendees establish the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the supply unit leader in an all-hazards incident. By requiring attendees to bring jurisdictional- specific information to the instruction, this course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills of an SPUL, organized by fundamental steps of the ordering process. Attendees identify information required for ordering, as well as complete required forms and documentation related to ordering, and anticipate ordering and supply needs for the incident.In addition to the ordering process, this course covers mobilization, setting up and managing the supply unit and demobilization.

FIP 7427. All Hazards - Planning Section Chief. 0.0 Hours. Class-32.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to provide local and state level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief on an all hazards incident management team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) Managing the planning cycle; and 2) tracking resources and incident status. Exercises, simulations, discussions and a final exam enable students to process and apply new knowledge.

FIP 7500. National Fire Academy Courses. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a series of course that have been developed by the national fire academy for delivery at the state and local fip 3500 shoul be used only fi a nfa cours is not listed as a current course.

FIP 7600. Driver Operator Speciality. 0.0 Hours. Class-20.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This collection of course will allow the individaual to be- come certified nc driver operation specialty.

FIP 7601. Fire Apparatus: Emergency Vehicle Driver. 0.0 Hours. Class-20.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course deals with the safe operation of emergency ve- hicles, driving skills, legal implications of emergency driv ing and departmental standard operating procedures. This course is one of three required for driver operator certifi- cation (need fip 3602 & 3603).

FIP 7611. Driver Operator/Basic Pump Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will review and explain basic elements of pump operations including priming, lift drafting, pumping form a hydrant, setting engine pressure & calculating friction loss.

FIP 7615. Driver Operator/Pump Service Testing. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will explain and demonstrate the proper methods and procedures used to test fire service pumping apparatus for service testing. Underwriter's laboratory certification, a three-hour service test, the acceptance test and other testing and priming tests required for fire service pumps.

FIP 7616. Driver Operator- Pumps Water. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will review and discuss the methods by which water supply is obtained and maintained during an emergency operation. It will detail water main systems and will describe how to identify and determine flow in such systems. It will also detail mobile water supply systems and how they operate. It will describe and explain quick dump mobile water supply operations and detail methods for relaying water to a pumper.

FIP 7620. Driver Operator - Testing Fire Service Aerial Apparatus. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will list and demonstrate the methods and proceduress to follow to test key aspects of aerials devices as specified in the NPFA standard. It will included service testing of ladders, specify required tests and review records that are required to be maintained for testing procedures.

FIP 7621. Driver Operator-Basic Aerial Apparatus Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will review the application and use of various types of aerials including articulating booms, telescoping booms, elevated platforms, and aerial ladders. It will detail tip loads and uses of master streams from aerial devices.

FIP 7622. Driver Operator - Aerial Maintenance & Testing. 0.0 Hours. Class-30.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will detail all portions of prevenative maintenance on aerial apparatus. It also covers proper record keeping procedures and the proper method to clean and maintain all equipment carried on aerial apparatus. Concept covered include; inspection and preventive maintenance of aerial device components, identification of malfunction, documentation and record keeping, required tests and testing procedures for aerial devices.

FIP 7623. Driver Operator/Introduction to Pumps. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will explain and identify job or individual requirements for pump operators and will detail safe operation of the vehicle. It will also detail the safe operation as well as the basic aspects of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps.

Prerequisites: take FIP 7601 minimum grade s

FIP 7624. Driver Operator/Pump Maintenance & Testing. 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification related course will detail all portions of preventative maintenance on various pumps. It will also cover proper recording, keeping procedures and the proper methods to clean and maintain nozzles, appliances, and SCBA equipment on a pumper. Concepts covered ; inspection of engine, chassis, pump, and drive systems, preventive maintenance, operational testing and annual service testing procedures.

Prerequisites: take FIP 7601 minimum grade S

FIP 7625. Driver Operator/Sprinklers & Sandpipes. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will discuss and detail operations regarding set up and supply operations for pump operations for sprinkler systems and wet and dry standpipe systems. It will include a review of control valves, pressure settings and operations procedures.

Prerequisites: take FIP 7601 minimum grade S

FIP 7626. Driver Operator/ Pump Hydraulics. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will detail vacuum pressure, normal operating pressure, residual, head and static pressure as it relates to the operation of a fire pumper during emergency operation. It will describe factors related to friction loss and detail measures to reduce friction loss. It will also review nozzle reaction force and show methods to calculate this course. Finally, a review of mathematical calculations utilized in fire service hydraulics will be reviewed and discussed.

Prerequisites: take FIP 7601 minimum grade S

FIP 7627. Driver Operator - Introduction to Fire Department Aerial Apparatus. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to introduce personnel to various types of aerial fire apparatus and their applications to emergency operations. It will include job and individual performance issues; how to identify various types of aerial apparatus, features of the design and application of aerials and elevating platforms. It will also review unsafe acts as it relates to weather and terrain in placement and use of aerials. It will also review unsafe acts as it relates to driver operator errors.

FIP 7700. Fire Officer Speciality I. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a speciality course for fire officers related to command, management, and supervision.

FIP 7705. Fire Officer Qualification. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course number may be used to report any occupational extension course that is funded with receipts, and that will not generate budget FTE.

FIP 7802. Instructor (Level Il). 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover all aspect of the NFPA 1041 Level II standard. Upon successful completion, the student will be qualified to be a Level II fire instructor.

FIP 7903. Industrial Fire Brigade: OSHA Comp. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will detail methods and procedures related to fire safety industry relative to osha standards.

FIP 7910. Ventilation I&II. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the firefighter candidate with the principles of ventilation, the types of ventilation and tools needed to perform ventilation on various types of roofs.

FIP 7911. Incident Command Systems. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow students to be exposed to new and emerging issues in fire and rescue as well as broaden your awareness of the Incident Command System.

FIP 8000. Wildlands Fire Protection Speciality. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a series of courses dealing with speciality training in wildland fire protection.

FIP 8001. Wildland Fire Suppression. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Designed for the rural fire department firefighter as a sup- plement to their regular training program as outlined in nf pa pamphlet 1001. DESIGNED for both the firefighter with lit- tle esperience and the firefighter with experience in wild- land fires, who are not fulltime wildland firefighters and are limited to small unit initial attack units.

FIP 8004. Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Fighting. 0.0 Hours. Class-28.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Tis course will cover aspects related to the mix of struct- ures and woodland and train rural fire personnel in methods and tactics related to fires in the interface.

FIP 8104. Fire Behavior. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete the objectives related to fire behavior for Firefighter I and II.

FIP 8105. Mountain Rescue Unit V Portable Extinguishers (Level 1). 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Will present the firefighter candidate with the proper use of portable extinguishers and the demonstration of the actual extinguishment of a Class A and B fire.

FIP 8106. Water Rescue and Recovery. 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train personnel on methods and procedures used for rescue operations in various bodies of water. It will also detail methods of body recovery.

FIP 8109. Water Rescue & Recovery. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will assist personnel on methods and procedures used for rescue operations in various bodies of water. It will also detail methods of body recovery.

FIP 8112. Trench Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The course will train personnel in methods and operations related to trench collapses and rescue operations.

FIP 8113. Confined Space. 0.0 Hours. Class-32.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train personnel in methods and operations related to rescue in confined space situations. It will also cover OSHA related standards.

FIP 8115. Agricultural MacHinery Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

FIP 8116. Bus Rescue Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

FIP 8117. Managing the Search Function. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

FIP 8118. Search Management: Man Tracking. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

FIP 8123. Underwater Search and Recovery. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to teach intermediate and advanced skills in underwater search and recovery. Participants will use SCUBA, SCUBA with surface communication and surface supplied air communication. Participants will work from a surface support boat and will be expected to work at varying water depths. Participants must be certified by a nationally recognized agency to the Advanced Open Water Level or above. The student must also request and complete the medical and liability release forms prior to participation. Required equipment: mask, fins, snorkel, wet suit, BCD, regulator with SBG, depth gauge, alternate air source, weights, dive knife, cylinder, minimum size 72 cu. ft.

FIP 8124. Boat Water Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-60.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Water rescue boatcrew member will learn physical fitness and personnel survival equipment, seamanship (line handling) and ground tackle, underway operations and watches, personnel rescue and evacuation operations, basic piloting and navigation, boat communication, towing and assistance operations, firefighting operations, and first aid.

FIP 8132. Aircraft Rescue: Medium to Large Fixed Wing. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

FIP 8136. Underwater Search & Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to teach intermediate and advanced skills in underwater search and recovery. Participants will use SCUBA, SCUBA with surface communication and surface supplied air communication. Participants will work from a surface support boat and will be expected to work at varying water depths. Participants must be certified by a nationally recognized agency to the Advanced Open Water Level or above. The student must also request and complete the medical and liability release forms prior to participation. Required equipment: mask, fins, snorkel, wet suit, BCD, regulator with SBG, depth gauge, alternate air source, weights, dive knife, cylinder, minimum size 72 cu. ft.

FIP 8137. Trench Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The course will train personnel in methods and operations related to trench collapses and rescue operations.

FIP 8138. Confined Space. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train personnel in methods and operations related to rescue in confined space situations. It will also cover OSHA related standards.

FIP 8139. Emergency Medical Care (Level I & II). 0.0 Hours. Class-14.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train the student in the objectives related to emergency medical care for both Firefighter I and II levels.

FIP 8143. Emergency Vehicle Driver Safety. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The student will be presented minimum standards for persons who drive and operate emergency vehicles. Drivers license requirements for driving emergency vehicles will be covered. The student will be presented with vehicle weights, characteristics and dynamics as they relate to emergency vehicles. This course will involve extensive practical training which will be conducted under non-emergency conditions.

FIP 8209. Clandestine Drug Labs and Fire Service. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course offers firefghters and rescue personnel informa- tion necessary in the recognition, impact and response to situations involving clandestine drug labs and detonation of bombs. Class will include procedures for responding to in- cidents involving both clandestine drug labs and bombs.

FIP 8214. Forcible Entry Tools. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Enable the firefighter candidate to demonstrate their ability to force entry into a structure using varied tools and the maintenance of this equipment.

FIP 8304. Chief Officer Development: Fire Ops Target Hazards. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an educational experience that will help company officers or chief officers to apply techniques learned in Command and Control of Incident Operations, in controlling incidents involving target hazards in an urban Fire Department. The four-day session will utilize simulations exercises.

FIP 8317. Company Officer I - Basic Company Officer. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Basic Company Officer course is designed to lay a foundation of understanding the basic functions and duties of the Company Officer. This session consists of three pre-course assignments which must be completed prior to the students arrival on the first day of class. The four day session consists of lecture and group activities addressing the following topics.

FIP 8318. Company Officer II Advanced Company Officer. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Advanced Company Officer is designed to instruct Officer Candidates in the more challenging areas of company management. This session consists of 4 pre- course assignments which must be completed prior to the student's arrival on the first day of class. The four day session consists of lecture, group activities, and role playing exercises.

FIP 8319. Company Officer III - Company Tng & Preparedness. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Company Training and Preparedness course is designed to instruct Officer candidates on the importance of company readiness and training at the company level. This session consists of 2 pre-course assignments which must be completed prior to the students arrival on the first day of class. This four day session consists of individual presentations, lecture and group activities.

FIP 8320. Company Officer IV Firefighting Strategy & Tactics. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Firefighting Strategy and Tactics is designed to instruct Officer Candidates on sound emergency incident decision making and firefighting strategy and tactics. This session consists of two pre course assignments.

FIP 8330. Building Construction. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the principles and practices related to various types of building construction, including residential and commercial, as impacted by fire conditions.Topics include types of construction and related elements, fire resistive aspects of construction materials, building codes, collapse and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and recognize various types of construction and their positive or negative aspects as related too fire conditions, meeting NFPA 1021.

FIP 8331. Fire Hose, Streams, Appliance and Foam. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the principles of fire streams, types, design, operation, nozzle pressures, effects, flow, open, close, adjust various nozzles, flow patterns, multiple fire attacks and capabilities. Deploy and operate various types of hose, connecting to various water supplies, including fire department pumpers, deploy various foam applications, clean, inspect and return hose to service, and perform hose testing procedures, including test results.

FIP 8332. Fire Control. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the methods that firefighters most frequently use to attack and extinguish various types of fires. Fire suppression refers to all tactics and tasks performed on the fire scene to achieve extinguishment of fire, including wild fires, ground fires, structure fires, vehicle fires and gas or liquid fires. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to identify various types of fire, deploy correct suppression methods and use tactics to achieve extinguishment.

FIP 8351. Company Officer I - Basic Company Officer. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Basic Company Officer course is designed to lay a foundation of understanding the basic functions and duties of the Company Officer. The sessions consists of thre pre-course assignments which must be completed prior to the student's arrival on the first day of class. The four day sessions consist of lecture and group activities. Upon completion of the course the successful student should be able to master basic fire company operations.

FIP 8352. Company Officer II - Advanced Company Officer. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Advanced Company Officer course is designed to instruct Officer Candidates in the more challenging areas of company management. The sessions consist of four pre-course assignments which must be completed prior to the student's arrival on the first day of class. The four day class consists of lecture, group activities and role playing. Upon completion of the class the sucessful student should be able to master the more complex issues facing a Company Officer.

FIP 8353. Company Officer III - Company Training and Readiness. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Company Officer and Preparedness course is designed to instruct Officer Candidates on the importance of company readiness and training at the Company level. The sessions consist of two pre-course assignments which must be completed prior to the student's arrival on the first day of class.The four day session consists of lecture, individual presentations and group activities. Upon completion of the course the successful student should be able to master company readiness issues.

FIP 8354. Company Officer IV - Firefighting Strategy and Tactics. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Firefighting Strategy and Tactics course is designed to instruct Officer Candidates on sound emergency incident decision-making and firefighting strategy and tactics. This session consists of two pre-course assignments which must be completed prior to the student's arrival on the first day of class. The four day class consists of lecture group activities and emergency incident simulations.

FIP 8361. Chief Officer Development I - Leadership. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an educational experience that helps Company Officers or Chief Officers to recognize what effective leadership is, understand the difference between leadership styles and develop skills required to select the most appropriate leadership style for given situations. In addition to pre-course assignments which must be completed to the student's arrival on the first day, the four day session consists of lecture and group activities.

FIP 8362. Chief Officer II - Human Resource Development and Community Risk Reduction. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to aid the Chief Officer Candidate in developing skills and knowledge to effectively manage and develop the human resources in their command. Also, the Candidate will study ways of managing risk reduction responsibilities at the Battalion Chief level and its effect on the overall risk reduction mission of the Charlotte Fire Department. There are required pre-course assignments in addition to the four day classroom sessions, consisting of lecture, group activities and discussion. Upon completion of the course, the successful Chief Officer Candidate should be able to effectively manage both personnel and risks under their command.

FIP 8363. Chief Officer III - Command and Control of Incident Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to prepare the Chief Officer Candidate to perform as the primary decision-maker at all types of emergency incidents. The candidate will focus on the application of the Incident Command System (ICS). The four day session will consist of lecture, group activities and incident simulations. Upon completion of the course, the candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully handle command and control of complex incidents.

FIP 8364. Chief Officer IV - Fire Department Operations at Target Hazards. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Chief Officer IV course provides an educational experience that will help either Company Officers or Chief Officers to apply techniques learned in Command and Control of Incident Operations, FIP-8363. Objectives include controlling incidents involving target hazards in an urban setting. The four day course utilizes virtual simulations of various urban incidents. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to master the necessary operations required for a successful outcome of complex incidents in the urban environment.

FIP 8371. Apparatus and Hydraulics - Driver/ Operator Pumps. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Apparatus and Hydraulics-Driver/Operator Pumps course is designed to prepare the candidate to drive and operate fire apparatus during both emergency and non-emergency situations. The course seeks to establish a minimum level of skill and efficiency with apparatus handling and pump operation. Upon completion of the course the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate practical knowledge and application in driving a fire apparatus and establishing and maintaining various pumping operations.

FIP 8372. Apparatus and Hydraulics - Driver/ Operator Aerial. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Apparatus and Hydraulics-Driver/Operator Aerial course is designed to prepare the candidate to drive and operate fire apparatus during both emergency and non-emergency situations. The course seeks to establish a minimum level of skill and efficiency with apparatus handling and aerial operation. Upon completion of the course the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate practical knowledge and application in driving a fire apparatus and effective aerial operation and placement.

FIP 8380. Hazardous Materials Awarenss, Operations and Terrorism. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) course is designed to give the candidate the knowledge needed to identify an incident involving hazardous materials and the skills required to perform limited hazardous materials response operations effectively and safely.The course also includes elements of terrorism and it's relationship to a hazardous materials incident, including it's potential impact to both the community and environment.Upon completion of the the course the successful student should be able to identify and respond to a variety of incidents involving hazardous materials.

FIP 8533. Nc Emergency Management Incident Command System. 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Emergency Management Incident Command System course is designed to provide the student with basic information about incident command systems consisting of primary functions, management by objectives, unity and chain of command, transfer of command, organizational flexibility, unified command, span of control, common terminology, personnel accountability, integrated communications, resource management and charting action plans.

FIP 8535. Swift Water Rescue Technician - Unit I. 0.0 Hours. Class-30.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is an intensive 30-hour course, designed to cover fundamental water rescue information as well as technical rope applications. Certification will be given by Rescue 3 International and meets NFPA 1670. This course will be recognized by the NC Fire/Rescue Commission/Office of State Fire Marshal toward Rescue Technician Certification, water rescue section, provided the test for Rescue Technician Water Rescue is given and passed.

FIP 8550. Urban Search and Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a 100 hr. nationally recognized class for qualification Urban Search and Rescue to include but not limited to: search of live victims from collapsed buildings, trapped in automobiles, buses, high rise structures, and in residences. Participant skills to include the gaining of expertise in extrication, cribbing, stabilization and moving of large concrete debris using hand labor, using of specialized tools. Participants must be capable of using heavy tools and lifting heavy loads. They also must be able to don and wear personal protective clothing during simulated rescue training.

FIP 8551. Urban Search and Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-100.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to provide training in the skills and techniques required for Urban Search and Rescue (USAR). Course topics may include but are not limited to: search for live victims trapped in collapsed buildings, high rise structures and residences and in automobiles, buses and other vehicles. Participants will gain expertise in the skills required for use in extrication, cribbing, stabilization, moving large concrete debris using hand labor, and use of specialized tools. Participants must be capable of using heavy tools, lifting heavy loads and be able to don and wear personal protective clothing during simulated rescue training. Note: For this course to meet certification requirements it must be taught by FEMA qualified instructors.

FIP 8552. Fire Department Orientation. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable the firefighter to become aware of the basic and advanced operations of the department and understand their position in the organization from a basic and advanced detailed perspective. Course topics will also include the review of basic and advanced safety regulations and the firefighter responsibility to comply with those regulations, the review of the elements of a basic and advanced departmental safety program and a review of the basic and advanced hazards related to fire protection.

FIP 8554. Fire Behavior. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete the objectives related to fire behavior for Firefighter I and II.

FIP 8555. Portable Fire Extinguishers. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the firefighter candidate with the proper use of portable extinguishers and the demonstration of the actual extinguishment of a Class A and B fire.

FIP 8556. Personal Protective Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The firefighter candidate will be presented the function of each article of protective equipment, the leading causes of death of firefighters, and the hazardous environments requiring use of protective equipment. In addition, there is a great deal of information covering the SCBA and its use.

FIP 8557. Forcible Entry. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will enable firefighter candidates to demonstrate their ability to force entry into a structure using varied tools and the maintenance of this equipment.

FIP 8558. Ventilation. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to complete all objectives relative to ventilation for Firefighter Levels I and II.

FIP 8560. Ladders. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course presents the firefighter candidate with the different types of ladders and the use of each of these ladders.

FIP 8561. Fire Hose, Appliances and Streams. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train the student in all objectives related to fire hose, appliances, and streams in compliance with Firefigther Levels I and II.

FIP 8565. Overhaul. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will cover all objectives related to overhaul for Firefighter I and II.

FIP 8568. Water Supplies. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course meets all requirements for Firefighter Levels I and II for water supplies objectives.

FIP 8628. Rescue Equipment - Torches. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow the student to be exposed to both new and existing torches used in cutting and specialized rescue operations. Emerging new technology and techniques in the field of rescue cutting torch use will be discussed and displayed. Upon completion of the course the student should be able to identify and operate different types of rescue cutting torches to a high degree of proficiency as required in rescue operations.

FIP 8701. Initial Airport Firefighter Training. 0.0 Hours. Class-52.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This program provides indepth aircraft rescue and firefighting training in preparation for assignment to an airport fire department. Program satisfies needs of far 139. 319.

FIP 8705. Area Fire/Rescue School I. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a 2-day fire rescue course program for training at the area or regional level. Content varies according to local need and requests.

FIP 8711. Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. 0.0 Hours. Class-42.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a specialist class designed to allow the student to be a specialist in the area of SCBA. This is an advanced course.

FIP 8714. Live Structural Burn Training. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class involves the student participating in a live burn of a structure for realistic fire service training. All training should be conducted in accordance with NFPA 1403.

FIP 8715. First Responder (Medical) Certification. 0.0 Hours. Class-54.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is an extensive course which allows for the fire department personnel to be qualified as a first responder. This course is approved by NC OEMS and the local county EMS director.

FIP 8716. Telecommunicatior Certification Training. 0.0 Hours. Class-40.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is a course designed to train emergency dispatch person nel on proper methods and procedures to obtain ceritifcation as a telecommunicator.

FIP 8717. Preparing for an ISO Inspection Fire Service. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will review all the factors in the ISO Public Protection. Rating for cities and fire districts. This course will allow you to improve the representation of the department for maximum credit, possibly lowering insurance premiums for property owners.

FIP 8725. Mobile Water Supply I. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will detail all aspects of the provision of mobile water supply to rural fire departments.

FIP 8727. Fire Operations and High Rise Buildings. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will review special problems and challenges encountered during high rise fire operations.

FIP 8728. Special Topics: Fire and Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow students to be exposed to new and emerging issues in fire and rescue.

FIP 8729. General Practices: Fire and Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This training will consist of general fire and rescue training dealing with basic fire and rescue principles of operations. This course would serve as introductory and/or refresher training. This course would not lead to any fire or rescue certification.

FIP 8815. Technical Rescuer - General. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the Technical Rescuer with knowledge, skills and ability to perform rescues in various types of environments and implement technical rescue skills to effect a rescue. Topics include rescue situations in structural and wilderness settings. Upon completion of the course, successful students should be proficient in the operations necessary to mitigate various rescue scenarios.

FIP 8816. Technical Rescuer - Vehicle and Machinery Rescue. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the Technical Rescuer with the knowledge, skills and ability to perform rescues in various types of environments and implement technical procedures to effect a rescue. Topics include types of entrapments, mechanisms of injury, potential hazards, successful strategies and firefighter safety. Upon completion of the course, successful students should be proficient in the operations necessary to mitigate various rescue scenarios.

FIP 8817. Technical Rescuer-Ropes. 0.0 Hours. Class-75.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the Technical Rescuer with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (Ropes) of NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Professional Qualifications. Classes included in this course are: Rescue Operations for Rope, Anchors, Mechanical Advantage Systems, Fixed Rope Systems, Lower and Raises, High Lines, and Victim Management.

FIP 8819. Technical Rescuer - Ropes. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present the Technical Rescuer with knowledge, skills and ability to perform rescues in various types of environments and implement technical rescue procedures to effect a rescue. Topics include rescue operations, ropes, knots, anchors, raises and lowers, victim management and scene safety. Upon completion of the course, successful students should be proficient in the operations necessary to mitigate various rescue scenarios.

FIP 8828. Flammable Liquid Fire Fighting. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course deals with preparing the firefighter to respond and contain flammable liquid fires such as hydrocarbons.

FIP 8831. Helicopter Landing Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-10.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will train fire and rescue personnel in the pro- per methods and procedures to be used to properly support and conduct safe landings of helicopters for casualty evacua tions, diaster flyovers, and emergency situations.

FIP 8863. Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Protection. 0.0 Hours. Class-20.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course expose students to urban interface fire protection, fire organization and behavior, suppression methods, strategies and tactics, and safety concepts in forest fire suppression situations encountered by initial attack units.

FIP 8881. Technical Rescuer-General-Rescue Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with the requirements for proper site operations, victim management, and maintenance for all of the rescue disciplines which include rope rescue, confined space rescue, trench rescue, structural collapse, vehicle and machinery rescue, surface water, swift water rescue, and wilderness rescue.

FIP 8882. Technical Rescuer-General-Personal Protective Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will introduce to the Technical Rescuer the need for and use of personal protective equipment to enable the rescuer to perform his/her duties in a safe and responsible manner. Physical characteristics of rescuers, stress, endurance, and the limitations of equipment will be discussed.

FIP 8883. Technical Rescuer-General-Rescue Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will introduce the Technical Rescuer to the operation and function of various tools and equipment commonly used in rescue operations. This course will also present procedures for care, inspection, and maintenance of personal protective equipment, tactical equipment, and apparatus. The value of periodic inspection and maintenance to reduce the chances of unexpected equipment failure, performance failure, disabling injuries, and fatalities will be discussed.

FIP 8884. Technical Rescuer- General Helicopter Transport. 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present to the Technical Rescuer general operating and safety guidelines when working with helicopters at emergency scenes for the protection of on scene emergency providers, flight crews, and the civilian population.

FIP 8885. Technical Rescuer-General-Rescue Rigging. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will present to the Technical Rescuer the proper use of ropes and other related rescue rigging equipment used during rescue operations. This course will involve the setup of various ladder and timber configuration for technical rescues.

FIP 8886. Technical Rescuer-General-Ropes. 0.0 Hours. Class-21.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present to the Technical Rescuer safe and effective methods of rescue in elevated and below grade environments using ropes, knots, and rope related equipment. Mechanical advantage, anchors, anchoring techniques, and stress loads will be covered.

FIP 8887. Technical Rescuer-General-Victim Management. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present to the Technical Rescuer the proper method for the safe movement of patients from a hazardous situation to one of safety. Various lifts, carries, drags, and stretchers will be discussed with the safety and well being of patients and rescuers given priority. This class will also introduce various search methods used for the rescue of individuals in situations of being lost.

FIP 8888. Vehicle & MacHinery Rescue - Rescue Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer the hazards of vehicle rescue operations, ICS, access, disentanglement, extrication, and the post rescue phases of vehicle rescue.

FIP 8889. Vehicle & MacHinery Rescue - Vehicle Anatomy. 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer vehicle anatomy and introduce new technologies in vehicle devices which present hazards for rescue personnel. Topics included in this class are: vehicle construction, crumple zones, bumper systems, air bags, side impact protection systems, new vehicle innovations, propulsion systems, passive safety systems and active safety systems. Suggestions on how to cope with innovative vehicles to safely mitigate a modern vehicle rescue will also be discussed.

FIP 8890. Vehicle & MacHinery Rescue - Stabilization Extricate. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer the steps to stabilize a vehicle on four wheels, a side-resting vehicle and a roof-resting vehicle. The Technical Rescuer will also be introduced to procedures for the following: opening a jammed door using a hinge attack and a latch attack, how to create a third door, total door removal, sidewall removal, working with a collapsed roof, creating the roof flap, C-B-A roof pillar cut, procedures for total roof removal, trunk tunneling, through the floor access, how to displace a steering column, dash roll, removal and/or relocation of pedals, and how to remove and/or relocate seats.

FIP 8891. Vehicle & MacHinery Rescue - Bus & MacHinery. 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer construction style and use of school, mass transit, and tour buses. The class will offer additional information on how to organize size-up, gaining access, vehicle stabilization, enlarging openings, disentanglement of victims, extrication techniques, and post rescue operations. The Technical Rescuer will be introduced to methods to control electrical, fuel, fire, traffic, A/C, and engine hazards.

FIP 8892. Vehicle & MacHinery Rescue - Victim Management. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with proper methods for the movement of patients from a hazardous situation while focusing on the safety and well being of the patients and rescuers. Stabilizing the situation, gaining access, packaging, and removal patients from vehicle and machinery rescue incidents will be emphasized in this course.

FIP 8893. TR- Ropes- Rescue Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with the requirements for pre-planning, scene size-up, and hazards assessment for incidents involving rope rescue. This class will also introduce the Technical Rescuer to applicable standards addressing rope rescue, PPE, accessory gear, rope software, and rope hardware. This is one of six courses that make up the NC Technical Rescuer Ropes Certification as outlined by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapter 6.

FIP 8894. TR - Ropes- Anchors. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer correct techniques for the set-up, operation, and function of various multiple-point anchor and portable anchor/lifting platform systems used during rope rescue incidents. This is one of six courses that make up the NC Technical Rescuer Ropes Certification as outlined by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapter 6.

FIP 8895. TR-Ropes- Mechanical Advantage. 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with the correct techniques for the set-up, operation, and function of compound mechanical advantage systems used during rope rescue incidents. This is one of six classes that make up the NC Technical Rescuer Ropes Certification as outlined by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapter 6.

FIP 8896. TR- Ropes- Fixed Ropes Systems. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with the correct techniques for the set-up, operation, and function of fixed rope systems used during rope rescue incidents. This is one of six courses that make up the NC Technical Rescuer Ropes Certification as outlined by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapter 6.

FIP 8897. TR- Ropes- Lowers and Raises. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with the correct techniques for the set-up, operation, and function of various types of high angle raising and lowering operations involving litters during a rope rescue incident. This is one of six courses that make up the NC Technical Rescuer Ropes Certification as outlined by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission. Reference NFPA 1006 Chapter 6.

FIP 8898. TR- Ropes- Highlines. 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with the correct techniques for the set-up, operation, and function of highline systems for use at a rope rescue incident. This is one of six courses that make up the NC Technical Rescuer Ropes Certification as outlined by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission. Reference NFPA 1006 Chapter 6.

FIP 8899. TR- Ropes- Victim Management. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will offer the Technical Rescuer practical applications for correctly gaining access to, stabilizing the environment, packaging and removing patients for a rope rescue incident. All the elements of anchors, fixed rope systems, lowers and raises and high lines are employed. This is one of six courses that make up the NC Technical Rescuer Ropes Certification as outlined by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission. Reference NFPA 1006 Chapter 6.

FIP 8901. Hazardous Materials: Technician. 0.0 Hours. Class-95.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is an advanced course that requires the student to be at operations level certification. the course will train the individuals to the techncian level in compliance with nfpa 472 standards and the nc fire rescue commission.

FIP 8903. Hazardous Materials: Recertification. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is an awareness course designed to cover basic response objectives expected of a person certified at the Awareness Level. Course topics include recognizing the presence of a hazardous material, isolating the area to protect the public and responders, and identifying the material using various methods available to a responder. This course will cover the MX6 air monitors as well as the MPX 6000 radios. The course will increase the awareness with detection and identification of equipment currently used by responders and go over correct procedures for atmospheric monitoring.This course meets all the competencies required by OSHA 1910.120 and NFPA 472 1997 edition.

FIP 8904. Hazardous Materials: Lp & Comp Gases. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course deals with methods and procedures to be used to handle and management & other compressed gas emergencies. This will provide students with hands-on experience and training in valves tanks, and other items. This course is not part of a ceritication program.

FIP 8905. Hazardous Materials: Chemistry. 0.0 Hours. Class-80.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This is the national fire academy chemistry of hazardous materials course. It details various chemical uses and provides the student with a in depth understanding of the chemical process and formulas.

FIP 8906. Hazardous Materials: Transportation Accident. 0.0 Hours. Class-13.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course deals with the handling of the hazardous materials during rail, highway, water, and airway accidents. This course provides procedures and policies that should be used in the event of a transportation accident involving hazardous materials.

FIP 8908. Special Topics. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow students to be exposed to new and emerging issues in fire and rescue as well as broaden your awareness of the Incident Command System.

FIP 8909. Incident Command System 300. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). The course expands upon information covered in the ICS -100, ICS -200 courses.

FIP 8910. Incident Command 400. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). The course expands upon information covered in the ICS -100-300 courses.

FIP 8911. Personal Protective Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The firefighter candidate will be presented the function of each article of protective equipment, the leading causes of death of firefighters, and the hazardous environments requiring use of protective equipment. In addition, there is a great deal of information covering the SCBA and its use.

FIP 8912. TR Rescue Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course in rescue operations will present the Techincal Rescuer (TR) with the requirements for pre-planning, scene size-up, and hazards assessment for incidents involving rope rescue. This course will also introduce the Technical Rescuer to applicable standards addressing rope rescue, personal protective equipment, accessory gear, rope software, and rope hardware. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Reference NFPA 1006 Chapters five and six.

FIP 8913. TR Anchors and Mechanical Advantage Systems. 0.0 Hours. Class-15.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course in anchors and Mechanical Advantage Systems (MAS) will present the Technical Rescuer (TR) with the correct techniques for the set-up, operation,and function of various multi-point anchor and portable anchor/lifting platform systems used during rope rescue incidents.This course should be offered consistent with the most current Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) guidelines. Contact OSFM for details. Reference NFPA 1006 Chapters Fice and Six.

FIP 8914. TR Fixed Rope Systems. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification related course in fixed rope systems will present the Technical Rescuer (TR) with the correct techniques fpor the set-up, operation, and function of fixed rope systems used during rope rescue incidents. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details.Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapters Five and Six.

FIP 8915. TR Health and Wellness. 0.0 Hours. Class-8.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course in health and wellness will present the Technical Rescure (TR) with an overview of a healthy lifestyle and its importance to emergency services operations. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Refenence: NFPA 1006 chapters five and six.

FIP 8916. TR Helicopter Transport. 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course will in helicopter transport will present to the Technical Rescuer (TR) general operating and safety guidelines when working with helicopters at emergency scenes for the protection of on-scene emergency providers, flight crews, and the civilian population. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapters five and six.

FIP 8917. TR Horizontal Systems. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course inhorizontal systems will present the Technical Rescuer (TR) with the correct techniques for the set-up, operation, and functionof horizontal systems for use at a rope rescue incident. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Refenence: NFPA 1006 Chapters Five and Six.

FIP 8918. TR Lowers and Raises. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course will present the Technical Rescuer (TR) with the correct techniques for the set-up, operation, and function of various types of high angle raising and lowering operations involving litters during a rope rescue incident. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapters five and six.

FIP 8919. TR Personal Protective Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-9.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course in personal protective equipment (PPE) will introduce to the Technical Rescuer (TR) the need for and use of the PPE to enable the rescuer to perform his/her duties is a safe and responsible manner.Physical characteristics of rescuers, stress, endurance, and the limitations of equipment will be discussed. This course shouldbe offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapters Five and Six.

FIP 8920. TR Rescue Equipment. 0.0 Hours. Class-6.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course in rescue equipment will introduce the Technical Rescuer (TR) to the operation and function of various tools and equipment commonly used in rescue operations. This course will also present procedures for care, inspection, and maintenance of personal protective equipment, tactical equipment, and apparatus. the value of periodic inspection and maintenance to reduce the chances of unexpected equipment failure, performance failure, disabling injuries, and fatalitieswill be discussed. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the (OSFM) for details. Reference NFPA 1006 Chapters five and six.

FIP 8921. TR Rope Basics. 0.0 Hours. Class-12.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course in rope basics will present to the Technical Rescuer (TR) safe and effective methods of rescue in eleveted and below grade environments using ropes, knots,and rope related equipment. Mechanical advantage, anchors, anchoring techniques, and stress loads will be covered. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Reference NFPA 1006 Chapters five and six.

FIP 8922. TR Victim Management. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This certification-related course in victim management will offer the Technical Rescuer (TR) practical applications for correctly gaining access to , stabilizing the environment, packaging, and removing patients from a rope rescue incident. All the elements of anchors,fixed rope systems, lowers and raises, and high lines are employed. This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Reference: NFPA 1006 Chapters five and six.