Creating the Future...Challenging the Impossible
FIRE AND RESCUE 1
MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE BY NOVEMBER 1 OF YEAR OF ENROLLMENT
Grade: 10, 11 Semesters: 2 Credit: 2 Prerequisite: ; Algebra 1, English 1
This course includes an overview of the functions and history of the fire service with emphasis on fire suppression and earning the South Carolina Fire Academy Firefighter I certification. After meeting prerequisites (16 years of age by November 1, several on line
NIMS courses, Hazmat Awareness, and First Aid/CPR.) students will be enrolled in a formal Firefighter I class. The class will integrate individual on line learning along with practical skills sessions along with live fire training opportunities. Final evaluations will be written and practical conducted through the South Carolina Fire Academy. Upon successful completion of the testing and Hazmat Operations, a Fire Fighter I (FF1) certificate will be issued.
FIRE AND RESCUE 2
Grade: 11, 12 Semesters: 2 Credit: 2 Prerequisite: Emergency & Fire Management Services 1
This course is designed to take the student to the final level of firefighter, as recognized by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). Subjects include incident management, building collapse and special rescue, hose tools and appliances, hydrant flow and operability, fire detection and alarm systems, fire cause, pre-incident planning, reports and communications and coordinating fire attack. Courses in advanced first aid and Basic Automobile Extrication will also be covered. Upon successful completion of written and skills testing, the firefighter will receive international recognition as a Firefighter II.