Fire Hose

XFD015 – 4.00 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.

Course Description

After completing this lesson, the student shall be able to describe the characteristics of hoses, and understand how to inspect, care for, and maintain fire hose. They should also be able to differentiate between different types of hose rolls and loads.

(Note: Skills portion may or may not be included in this course please contact the host agency for details)

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must provide

A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook open in a new tab for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines. 

PPE must be NFPA-approved. See the Student Safety Manual to review PPE requirements for level 4.

Attendance Requirements

This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. The participants must complete each training module and successfully complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or pass the end of course exam to receive course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional requirements. 

Essentials of Fire Fighting, Seventh Edition recommended.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Describe characteristics of fire hose.
  • Describe the inspection, care, and maintenance of fire hose.
  • Explain methods of rolling hose.
  • Describe hose loads.

Suggested Audience

All Emergency response and public personnel.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form. ESTI Extension Course Request

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]