ASP603 – 36.00 Hours

Schedule

Dates Location Class Price
Details 07/25/22 – 07/29/22 College Station, TX FP ASP603 4 $665.00 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 esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

After completion of the online lecture portion of Firefighter Level 1 (ASP601), there are two weeks of face-to-face skills training that must be completed. This is the second of the two skills courses. It is comprised of the remaining Firefighter Level I skills beyond the live-fire prerequisite. The materials for ASP603 corresponds to the skill sheets found in the 7th Edition of IFSTA’s Essentials of Firefighting.

Once you complete this course, you may be eligible for certification. Please check with the fire certification agency in your area to learn what qualifications are required.

If you are already a member of a fire department and you have completed the live-fire prerequisite objectives, you may skip ASP602 and with proper documentation, enroll directly into ASP603.  Training must be well documented and approved by a certified instructor / certification coordinator.

This course is not a Pro Board certification and cannot be converted to Pro Board. It also does not directly lead to TCFP certification.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of NFPA 1001 Firefighter I lecture objectives such as ASP601 AND ASP602 NFPA Structural Firefighter I Skills – Live-Fire Prerequisite.

OR

ASP601 and documented completion of all live-fire prerequisite objectives.

If you are a member of the State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas, have your Certification Coordinator take a screen shot of your “My Certifications” page. It needs to show your name along with the line that reads “1001: Live Fire Prerequisite” with either an “active” status or “100% complete.” Save the screen shot as a PDF so you can upload it when prompted when enrolling for this course.

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

Clothing and Protective Equipment Requirements or Course Attire

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual.

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.

Recommended

Physical Condition

Due to the strenuous nature of firefighting and rescue activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

  • Communications
  • Ropes and Knots
  • Hoisting Tools and Equipment
  • Structural Search and Rescue
  • Victim Removal
  • Exterior Fires (Vehicle Fires, Dumpster Fires)
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Structural Fire Attack
  • Interior Fires

Suggested Audience

This course is targeted for individual pursuing firefighter certification.

Contact Information

Customer Service

Phone: (866) 878-8900
Email: annualschool@teex.tamu.edu

Resources

New Annual Schools Path toward Firefighter I and II Certification 

  • Option A – New firefighters or those with limited training opportunities.
  • Option B and B2 – Firefighters with some training but not enough to complete FFI. They get to skip ASP602 if they have documented completion of the live-fire prerequisites per NFPA 1403. The difference between B & B2 is when ASP604/605 are taken (spring/summer vs fall/winter).
  • Option C – Firefighters who have completed the Firefighting Phases (1 – 3) from previous Annual Schools or have already finished Firefighter Level 1.

Payment Info

We have streamlined the process for payment via Texas A&M Forest Service funding (H.B. 2604 or TIFMAS Grant Assistance Program). Before you register for a course, you must attain approval from the Texas A&M Forest Service for training tuition. On your approval letter there will be a voucher approval number. Each student approved for tuition grant assistance will need this number.

Register for your course through your TEEX student portal. On the payment section, choose “Purchase Order” and enter the “VFDE” number (for example “E123456”). If your department was approved for multiple students, each student up to the maximum approved in the training tuition request may use the same VFDE number. If the total amount due is greater than the total amount allowed by the tuition voucher, the individual/department will be responsible for the difference. You are no longer required to email or fax the approval letter to TEEX/ESTI unless it is specifically requested by TEEX staff.

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

A new data field has been added to the payment process. The Tax ID (Tax Payer ID, EIN or FEIN) will be the number assigned to your organization. The field is required and needs to be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

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