CARROL L. HERRING FIRE &

EMERGENCY TRAINING INSTITUTE

 
 

NFPA Standard:

1001, 2013, Chapter 5


Accredited:

    IFSAC: Yes

    NPQS: Yes


Prerequisites:

Hazardous Materials Awareness, Operations


Description:

Firefighter I will demonstrate the knowledge and ability to tie appropriate knots, don personal protective equipment including SCBA and firefighter turnout gear, understand the role of a firefighter I in the fire service organization, have a basic understanding of incident command, communicate with the use of radios and telephones during emergency and non-emergency situations, participate as a member of a team while extinguishing vehicle fires, exterior and interior Class A fires, ground cover fires, perform vertical and horizontal ventilation, establish water supply, perform overhaul and salvage operations and use a variety of tools.


Requirements for Certification:

Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age

Provide documentation of Completion of Basic First Aid and CPR Class

Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score

Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher


Reference List:

NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition

IFSTA Essentials of Fire Fighting, 5th Edition

OR

Delmar Fire Fighter Handbook, 2nd Edition, Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response

OR

Jones and Bartlett, 2nd Edition, Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills


Click here to view the Skills Compentencies.

Click here to view the Firefighter Task Book.


 

FIRE FIGHTER I