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Course Title Start Date End Date Course Description Tuition
Educational Methodology for Local Level Instructors01/14/201702/12/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 So. Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course will prepare persons to effectively instruct adults in the fire and emergency services. Students will actually prepare and deliver several lessons on which they will be evaluated. Referenced texts: Current edition, IFSTA Fire Service Instructor. Prerequisites: None. Dates of classes: 1/14,15/2017, 1/28,29/2017, 2/11,12/2017. Course to include Instructor I Certification
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Building Construction Noncombustible01/24/201702/02/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course is designed to provide knowledge about the classification system of buildings and the importance of the fire resistance for structural support elements and the risks associated with performing fire-suppression activities inside and around buildings involved in fire. One additional goal is to enhance the skills of emergency response personnel to "read" a building's construction and to apply the information to the action plan for the incident. Prerequisites: IST or ELIS. Referenced texts: NFPA1500; NFPA1561; NFPA220; SARA Title III; 29CFR1910; NFA Instructor Guide and Student Manual. Dates of class: 1/24, 1/26, 1/31, 2/2/2017 6:30 pm - 10:30pm
$40.00Register
Fire Dynamic Fundamentals02/01/201702/01/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

Upon completion of this course the student will understand the newly revised evidence based research related to the study of the fire dynamics; how fires start, spread and develop in the modern fire environment. Prerequisites: ELEF. Date & Time: 2/01/2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Building Construction Combustible02/07/201702/16/2017Location: LCCC - PUblic Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

Upon completion of this class the student will be able to identify critical safety issues that affect firefighter safety for each classification of construction and to identify appropriate measures to enhance the safety of emergency responders. Prerequisites: IST or ELIS. Referenced Texts: NFPA1500; NFPA1561; NFPA220; SARA Title III; 29CFR1910; student manual. Dates of classes: 2/7, 2/9, 2/14, 2/16/2017 all classes 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fire Dynamics - Strategy & Tactics02/08/201702/08/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

Course Goal: to understand how strategy and tactics can be implemented using the newly revised evidence based research for fire ground operations. Prerequisites: Fire Dynamics Fundamentals. Class date/time: 2/1/2017 6:30pm - 9:30 pm
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Incident Safety Officer02/18/201702/19/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course is focused on the incident and the role the Safey Officer plays as port of the Command Staff. This program provides the student with the decision making process and skills required to recognize unsafe acts and conditions and to take appropriate corrective actions. Prerequisites: NICS-FS or NICS-EMS or ICS and training to the Haz Mat First Responder Operations Level. Referenced texts: NFPA1500; NFPA1561; Sara Title III: 29 CFR1910; Student & Instructor Manuals. Dates of Course 2/18,19/2017 (Saturday, Sunday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Carbon Monoxide Detector Responses02/22/201702/22/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course is designed to give responders information needed to effectively and safely respond to incidents involving the known or suspected presence of carbon monoxide. Pre-requisites: ELIS. Date of class 2/22/2017, time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.
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