Fire Fighting 2

FIRE FIGHTING 2

Semester 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.

Cost:

  • $65 - class fee includes

    • BSA Explorer fee (includes insurance)

    • Professional Rescuer CPR certification or recertification

    • Fire Academy course fees