CEF005 – 4.00 Hours

Course Description

The job of a firefighter is dangerous. You are not only exposed to flame and heat, but also to all the chemicals and toxins released during the burning process. It is imperative that you know how to inspect your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) to ensure it is able to perform its job correctly. You must also know how to recognize gas and vapor hazards so that you can select the appropriate PPE for the incident.  This course offers 4 CE hours covering PPE, and respiratory protection.  As well as donning, doffing, inspection, maintenance, and use of PPE.  This course offers an interactive practice session and a module quiz based off IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting 7th edition.  This course satisfies: NFPA 1001 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.5.1

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Technical Requirements

In order to successfully complete this course, you should have access to computer equipment meeting the following system requirements:

  • Recommended screen resolution: 1280 x 1024
  • Minimum screen resolution: 1024 x 768
  • Broadband or high speed internet
  • Latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari web browsers
  • Latest version of Flash
  • Latest version of Adobe Reader

Text Book

Students are expected to use the Essentials of Firefighting, 7th Edition Manual

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

    Suggested Audience

    Individuals seeking continuing education in the fire service.

    Continuing Education And Professional Credits

    • .20 IACET CEUs
    • 4.00 hours – Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
    • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

    Contact Information

    Jason Loyd

    Training Manager
    Phone: (979) 845-5765
    Email: jason.loyd@teex.tamu.edu

    In my 28 years, this was the best crime scene school I have ever attended. Dr. Fisher is an amazing and professional instructor. I hope to attend many more classes in the future.

    — Forensic Technician
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