Fire Fighting 2
FIRE FIGHTING 2
Quarter Course (1 unit)
Prerequisites: Firefighting 1
You must be 16 years of age. You must also have a physical on file. Students may use an SDPC sports physical.
Students will learn about fire chemistry, fire extinguishers, protective gear, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, search and rescue, fire appliances and hoses, ladders, mass casualty events, incident management, setting up a fire attack, emergency vehicle operations, pump operations, hazardous materials, and terrorism response.
This is a physically active and demanding course. There will be daily work such as climbing ladders, carrying hoses, doing building searches, and doing maintenance on the equipment and the fire truck.
NOTE: Upon satisfactory completion of all testing on both content and hands on skills, students will be certified as a Fire Fighter I through the S.C. Fire Academy.
$65 - class fee includes
BSA Explorer fee (includes insurance)
Professional Rescuer CPR certification or recertification
Fire Academy course fees