Firefighting Courses


Training Package

Luzerne County Community College's Public Safety Training Institute is pleased to announce the option of training packages for Fire, Rescue, and EMScompanies/departments. With the development of these new packages, it allows LCCC training to be more affordable and allows us to better serve your department/company. The packages also allow you,as a customer,to customize training for your specific needs. Annual package fees shown are for calendar year 2020.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $varies

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
12/01/2019
- 12/31/2020
Any
Any
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Hazardous Materials Operations

The goal of this class is to provide the emergency responder with the training needed with the skills to comply with NFPA 472 Chapter 6.2. This course will provide training for first responders that respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response for protecting nearby persons, property, and the environment. Personnel are trained to respond in a defensive fashion to contain the release from a safe distance and to keep it from spreading and prevent exposures. An understanding of basic hazard and risk assessment, how to select and use proper personnel protective equipment, basic hazardous materials terms, basic control, containment and/or confinement operations within the capabilities of the resources and the PPE available, basic decontamination procedures and termination procedures. Student supplies: Pen/pencil, notebook and equipment as stated by instructor.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $60.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/10/2020
- 05/17/2020
Tues., Thurs., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH), 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SU)
42460.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details

Interior Fire Fighter

This entry level course is the 4th level in the curriculum. This class is designed to introduce new firefighters to interior fire ground operations including SCBA, Search and Rescue Procedures, firefighter survival, ventilation, utility and loss control, origin and cause and fire control/suppression. Once successfully completed an entry level firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to interior fire ground operations. Student supplies: pen/pencil, notebook, necessary equipment, Essentials of Firefighting Book/Skills book. Prerequisites: ELEF, HMO and student must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $90.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/19/2020
- 06/09/2020
Tues., Thurs., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH), 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SU)
94090.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details

Intro. to the Fire Service

Upon successful completion an entry level firefighter will be able to identify and use the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities for their career in the fire service. This course is to introduce new firefighters to basic information including an overview of the fire service, the organization, firefighter safety and personal protective equipment, tools, and emergency lighting, and backing apparatus. This is level 1 of 5 in the curriculum. Text: Essentials of Fire Fighting, Sixth Edition which you can get through IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Assoc.).You will need the book and the skill book. This must remain with the student until the end of all levels are completed. You will need to bring with you to class pen/pencil & notebook as well. You will also need the following equipment: Helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (Safety glasses or goggles) required for all classes. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 14 years old at the start of class. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR DATES ONCE WE ARE BACK IN SESSION.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $35.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/01/2020
- 12/01/2020
Tues., Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
41635.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details

Fire Ground Support

This class is the second level which upon successful completion the student shall be able to identify and utilize the basic knowledge, skill, and abilities as they relate to fire ground operations. This will introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including fire behavior, building construction/structural collapse, fire hose, water supply, communications, ropes and knots. Self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Prerequisites: Completion of ELIS, HMA and the minimum age is 14 years at the start of the course.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $55.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/01/2020
- 12/01/2020
Tues., Thurs., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH), 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SU)
73255.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details

Hazardous Materials Awareness

The goal for the student of Hazardous Materials Awareness is to prepare the students who, in the course of their normal duties, could encounter an emergency with hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD). They are expected to recognize the presence of a hazardous material/WMD, call for trained personnel to assist, secure and protect the area. This course serves as the initial training as required. Primary target students for this class are First Responders. Student will need to bring to class a pen/pencil and notebook. Prerequisites: none.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $10.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/01/2020
- 12/01/2020
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1410.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details

Haz Mat Awareness Certification

Please go to the PA State Fire Academy website and fill out the certification application. https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Hazardous%20Materials%20Awareness%20Application.pdf. Please fill out and return to the Public Safety Training Institute no later than 3/18/2020. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATED DATES ONCE WE ARE BACK IN SESSION.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $25.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/01/2020
- 12/01/2020
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1425.00Application

Exterior Fire Fighter

This class is the third level which upon successful completion an entry level firefighter will be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to exterior fire ground operations This course will show new firefighters the fire ground operation including SCBA, fire behavior, building construction, fire extinguishers, forcible entry, ladders, and fire streams/hose line advancement. Student will need to bring pen/pencil, notebook, Essentials of Fire fighting/skills book and all other equipment as needed. Prerequisites: ELFG, NIMS 700, student must be 14 years of age at start of class.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $85.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/01/2020
- 12/01/2020
Tues., Thurs., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH), 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SU)
95285.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details

Aerial Apparatus Operations

This course will introduce the student to the basic operating principles of fire service aerial equipment. This course is a combination of lecture, discussion, demonstration, and supervised practice. Students attending this course will through classroom work and hands on practices of basic skills, be introduced to the operational theory of aerials, aerial towers, and elevating platforms. Basic system design, safety, spotting/stabilization, operations and the elevated master stream operations are covered. Student will need to bring pen/pencil, notebook and a complete set of fire fighter protective clothing (SCBA is not required). Classes will meet 4/6, 8, 11, 2020.Pre-requisites: IST or ELIS.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $40.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/01/2020
- 12/01/2020
Mon., Wed., Sat.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (M, W), 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Sat)
30040.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details

Fire Fighter I Certification

Please go to the PA State Fire Academy website to fill out the application. Application must be typed and handed in to the Public Safety Training Institute no later than 5/22/2020. https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20I%20Application.pdf

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $175.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/12/2020
- 06/13/2020
Friday, Saturday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Fri), 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Sat)
211175.00*Please call 1-800-377-5222, ext. 7637 for registration details