FLAG(Flammable Liquids and Gases for Structural Firefighters

ASP310 – 36.00 Hours

Schedule

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07/08/24 – 07/12/24 College Station, TX FP ASP310 1 $800.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Formerly ASP300 Advanced Fire Suppression Techniques

This course is designed to take you from the back seat to the right front seat, preparing you for the challenges of real-world incidents. Through a balanced blend of classroom instruction and hands-on training, you’ll develop the expertise needed to navigate live fire evolutions, analyze technical information, sharpen decision-making abilities, and deploy effective strategies and tactics specifically tailored for flammable liquid and gas scenarios.

Course Highlights:

Live Fire Evolutions: Engage in realistic firefighting scenarios involving flammable gases and liquids, providing invaluable practical experience.

Technical Information: Dive deep into the technical aspects of flammable gas and liquid firefighting, including properties, behavior, and specialized equipment.

Decision Making: Streamline the decision-making process with a simplified approach, emphasizing the “Go or No-go” paradigm for offensive, defensive, or non-intervention strategies.

Strategies and Tactics: Explore proven strategies and tactics optimized for combating fires involving flammable gases and liquids, ensuring efficient and safe operations.

Simplify Decision Making: Utilize the LIPs model for decision making, offering a straightforward framework familiar to participants for effective on-scene assessments.

Incident Simulations: Dedicate ample time to realistic live-fire props, allowing participants to apply theoretical knowledge in practical scenarios and hone their firefighting skills in a controlled environment.

Join us as we empower you to transition from the back step to the right front seat, equipped with the expertise and confidence to confront flammable liquid and gas fires head-on.

Prerequisites

Participant needs to be Firefighter I and Firefighter II
approved/certified through either TCFP, Pro Board or SFFMA.

Proof of prerequisites in the form of certificates of completion should be uploaded into your student portal after registration. At the end of registration, you will see a blue arrow icon beside your course to upload your prerequisite documentation. Participants that do not have the required prerequisites will be removed from the course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Course Attire / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed

Due to the nature of this training, a physical examination and fit test are recommended for fire-fighting participants prior to enrolling in this course.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Engage in realistic firefighting scenarios involving flammable gases and liquids, providing invaluable practical experience.
  • Dive deep into the technical aspects of flammable gas and liquid firefighting, including properties, behavior, and specialized equipment.
  • Streamline the decision-making process with a simplified approach, emphasizing the “Go or No-go” paradigm for offensive, defensive, or non-intervention strategies.
  • Explore proven strategies and tactics optimized for combating fires involving flammable gases and liquids, ensuring efficient and safe operations.
  • Utilize the LIPs model for decision making, offering a straightforward framework familiar to participants for effective on-scene assessments.
  • Dedicate ample time to realistic live-fire props, allowing participants to apply theoretical knowledge in practical scenarios and hone their firefighting skills in a controlled environment.

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel from Firefighter level II (and
above), and all company and chief officers.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

Registration Process

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service in cooperation with the Texas A&M Forest Service has aligned the payment process for annual schools with all other requests for tuition assistance under the House Bill 2604 program and TIFMAS training grants. Texas A & M Forest Service voucher number or a request ID # is no longer a valid Purchase Order number. It will be denied if used as a form of payment.

The process will follow this pattern: Registration with payment – Apply for tuition assistance & obtain TFS approval – Attend training – Complete the reimbursement process.

Registration with payment

Complete online registration on the TEEX website. Secure your seat in the class with payment.

You may use a credit card or organization purchase order (PO). 

If you are using a purchase order, TEEX policy requires the PO to be submitted within 48 hours of registration, or the enrollment may be canceled. You may upload the PO through your student portal or email it as an attachment to [email protected]

Ensure your PO includes the following:

  • Agency or company name
  • Billing address
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Description of goods and/or services provided (for example the course number and name)
  • Amount of charges
  • Authorized signature
  • Tax Payer ID, EIN, or FEIN. The field should be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

If your organization is not an established TEEX customer, or if you are not sure, please include a completed W-9 with the PO.

Apply for tuition assistance & obtain approval

At least one day before the first day of class, submit a request through TFS FireConnect.

Helpful videos about the FireConnect process can be found here

Attend training

Most courses have online registration notes and/or confirmation emails which will provide more details on when & where to report for class. Please pay special attention to the required PPE levels and prerequisites if applicable. Most TEEX courses require at least 80% attendance and participation, while others, such as ProBoard, require 100% attendance.

No-shows without prior written cancellation by the required date will be invoiced.

Upon successful completion of the class, you will be able to download your certificate from your TEEX Student Portal.

Complete the reimbursement process

Return to the FireConnect page and submit for reimbursement. You will be asked to upload documentation including your certificate of completion. Once all documentation is accounted for, the request(s) will be marked as Approved for Payment and reimbursement will be issued to your department.

Contact Information

Customer Care Center

Phone: (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

See Other Important Information below.