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Course Title Start Date End Date Course Description Tuition
Pump Operations I03/06/201703/12/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 So. Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course provides the firefighter with the introduction to basic pump construction and theory as well as operation techniques. Student will learn how to get water to the pump, getting water from the pump for hose streams, and prevention of common mistakes in pump operations. Pre-requisities: ELFG or EBM. IFSTA Fire Department Pumping Apparatus text - 7th edition. Fire Fighter protective clothing sill be needed.
$40.00Register
Haz Mat Operations Refresher03/11/201703/11/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 So. Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

On completion of this course you will be able to safety and effectively perform at the operations level at a hazardous materials release. This class will refresh the student knowledge and skills in hazardous materials reponse actions in accordance with the requirements of annyal refresher training. Pre-Requisites: DHMO or Equivalent. Textbook, PPE, and SCBA, spare cylinder
$15.00Register
Hazardous Materials Awareness03/16/201703/16/2017Location: Buckhorn Fire Company, 19 Freehall Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

The goal of this course is to prepare students who in the course of their normal duties, could encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction. They are expected to recognized the presence of a hazardous material/WMD, call for trained personnel to assist, secure, and protect the area. Pre-requisities: None
$0.00Register
Haz Mat Operations Refresher03/20/201703/22/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 So. Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

On completion of this course you will be able to safety and effectively perform at the operations level at a hazardous materials release. This class will refresh the student knowledge and skills in hazardous materials reponse actions in accordance with the requirements of annyal refresher training. Pre-Requisites: DHMO or Equivalent. Textbook, PPE, and SCBA, spare cylinder
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Haz Mat Awareness03/21/201703/21/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 So. Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course is to prepare students who, in the course of their normal duties, may encounter an emergency with hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction. You will be expected to recognize the presence of a hazardous material, call for trained personnel to assist, secure and protect the area. This course is initial training as required under 29 CFR 1919.120 and the educational requirements of NFPA 472 standard to the Awareness Level. Pre-requisites: none. Recommended text book.
$10.00Register
Hazardous Materials Awareness03/21/201703/21/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

The goal of this course is to prepare students who in the course of their normal duties, could encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials/weapons f mass destruction. They are taught to recognize the presence of hazardous material/WMD, call for trained personnel to assist, secure and protect the area. Prerequisites: Must be 14 years of age. Book: Recommended text book
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Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification03/23/201703/23/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

Upon obtaining an application from either the Office of the State Fire Commissioner website or an approved test site, the candidate must fill out the form in full and provide all required supporting documentation. The completed application and accompanying documents are to be submitted to an approved test site or the PA State Fire Academy which will then be reviewed and either accepted or rejected. Pre-requisites: 14 years of age or older. Successful completion of an approved Haz Mat Awareness course in accordance with NFPA 472.
$25.00Register
Fire Ground Support03/26/201704/09/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to the fire ground operation including fire behavior, building construction-structure collapse, fire hose, water supply, communications, ropes and knots, self contained breathing apparatus. Thi is the second of five levels. Pre-requisites Intro. to the Fire Service, Haz Mat Awareness. Minimum age: 14 years of age
$55.00Register
Pump Operations II03/27/201704/01/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 So. Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course is designed to instruct the students in advancwed techniques of operating pumps. Topics to included friction loss, relay pumping, master streams, elevated master streams. Pre-requisites: PUOP. Referenced texts: IFSTA Fire Department Pumping Apparatus - 7th edition
$40.00Register
Emergency Vehicle Driver Training04/17/201704/22/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

The goal of this programs is to help students in the thought process and to make them aware of the potential tradedy, financial loss, legal, and moral responsibilities they have when operating emergency vehicles. This will verify proficiency in both the knowledge of driving and emergency vehicle and the practical application to emergency vehicle driving. Pre-requisites: IST or ELIS
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Exterior Firefighter04/23/201705/09/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

This course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including self contained breathing apparatus, fire behavior, building construction, fire extinguishers, forcible entry, ladders, and fire streams/hose line advancement. This is the third of five levels
$85.00Register
Driver/Operator Pumper Certification04/29/201704/29/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prspect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

A candidate should meet the requirements of NFPA firefighters and information for Fire Department Physicians prior to physical testing so that candidates can safely perform the required tasks. Pre-requisites: Valid state issued Department of Transportation Driver's License. Please attach copy (Front&Back) of this application. Another requirement: fireifhter I certfication. Forms can be obtained from the PA State Fire academy or approved testing site.
$125.00
Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue05/01/201705/06/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

The intent of this course is to provide rope and bsic rigging experience for anyone interested in rope rescue, but particularly those who do not want to or are unable to rappel. Students will participate in patient packaging and stokes basket handling exercies. Most of this program is hands on and time is allotted for practice to build proficiency. Pre-requisites: ELIS or IST.
$40.00Register