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Upcoming Firefighting Training

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Course Title Start Date End Date Course Description Tuition
Haz Mat Operations03/19/201704/23/2017Location: Buckhorn Fire Company, 19 Firehall Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Provide training for first responders to potential hazardous substances for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property and the environment. You will be trained to respond in a defensive way to contain the release from a safe distance in order to keep it from spreading and to prevent exposure. Pre-requisites: None referenced text: Jones & Bartlett: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations, First or Second Edition, DOT Emergency Response Guide, Current Edition. Dates of Class: 3/19/17, 4/2/17, 4/23/17. There will be a fee payable to Buckhorn Fire Company.
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Fire Ground Support03/21/201704/06/2017Location: Buckhorn Fire Company, 19 Firehall Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

This course is designed to introduce new fire fighters to fire ground operation. This is the second of 5 levels. This course will teach the student fire ground operation including fire behavior, building construction/collapse, fire hose, water supply, communications, ropes & knots, self contained breathing apparatus. Prerequisites: Intro. to the Fire Service, Haz Mat Awareness, minimum age 14 years old at the start of class. There will be a class fee charged by the Buckhorn Fire Company
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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
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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.
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