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FIRE-1210 - Structural Firefighter I

Prerequisites: At least ENGL0985 or equivalent placement score; MATH0950 or equivalent placement score; and FIRE1100 or program chair approval. Prepares students to perform basic structural firefighting functions. Includes safety, fire behavior, portable extinguishers, building construction, protective clothing, SCBA, search and rescue, ropes and knots, forcible entry, ventilation, water supply, fire streams, fire hose, sprinkler systems, salvage and overhaul, preserving evidence, communications, fire prevention, public education and live firefighting. Addresses requirements of NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications Firefight I. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to apply for Firefighter I certification through the Nebraska State Fire Marshal. Student certification as meeting the medical requirements of NFPA 1582 as determined by medical evaluation by a physician required prior to participation in physically demanding activities.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
FIRE-Fire Protection Tech
Department
Fire Protection Technology
Credits
12
Prerequisites
  • Take ENGL-0985 MATH-0950 FIRE-1100
Corequisites
None
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