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Firefighter II

Course Number: 80837
Subject: Human Resources Services
Major/Program of Study: Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Responder (MFRI)
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

The objective of this course is to provide the knowledge and skills needed to become a journeyman firefighter. This course extends student’s knowledge and skills of the FireFighter I course. Upon successful completion of this course students will know and be able to: apply rescue techniques; apply fire inspection practices; demonstrate safe ladder usage and demonstrate knowledge of the National Fire Protection Association Standard 1001. Students will gain a deeper understanding and application of the principles of fire behavior, building construction, water distribution systems, fixed fire protection systems, ventilation, water pressure and hose streams, fire prevention and Fire Fighter Professional qualifications.

Notes: Individuals with physical or medical conditions that limit their full and active participation may not be eligible for this program. This program is taught off campus in Queen Anne’s County. Students are enrolled in two classes during the fall semester and two classes during the spring semester. Must be a member of a local fire department and at least 16 years old. A Medical Clearance by a certified physician will be required for all participants before school starts. Failure to comply will result in a denial of entry to the program.