This program is designed to prepare the student for competencies established by the NFPA 1001 “Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications” 2012 edition
Prerequisites: Students enrolling must be certified Firefighter I.
Students must attend all sessions and complete all assignments to qualify to take the state exam. The exam will consist of a practical skills assessment followed by a cognitive written exam. The Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, Office of Certification will conduct all examinations.
Fees for all examinations are included in the registration fee and include State of Connecticut and National Certification fees.
The IFSTA "Essentials of Fire Fighting" (6th Edition) will be the primary reference textbook for this course and will be provided to each student.
This program requires hands-on training along with classroom instruction.
Full protective clothing including SCBA with one spare cylinder is required each day of class.
This course will be held on Saturdays and Sundays
from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day
Students must report the first day of class with full protective clothing and SCBA
Any student absent on the first day will be dropped from the roster
lunches will be provided
Commission on Fire Prevention and Control
Certification Examination Reference Materials
* NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition.
*IFSTA, Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition.
*Jones and Bartlett, Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, 3rd Edition.