XFD005 – 8.00 Hours
Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.
This is the lesson covering fire dynamics. This lesson describes the science of fire. It includes information about thermal energy, fuel, and oxygen, as well as self-sustained chemical reactions. The lesson also covers fire development in a compartment, structure fire development, and the reaction of building construction to fire.
(Note: Skills portion may or may not be included in this course please contact the host agency for details.)
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. PPE, including reflective safety vest for the skills portion of the class.
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
Essentials of Fire Fighting, Seventh Edition recommened.
Upon successful completion, you will be able to:
- After completing this lesson, the student shall be able to explain the basic principles of fire science,
- Describe the Stages of fire development, and the
- reaction of building construction to fire.
All emergency and crisis response personnel
Continuing Education And Professional Credits
- State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
- Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)