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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. Students must also pass the final exam with a 60% or better for High School credit and/or with a 70% or higher to receive both the High School credit and MFRI credit.