2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

FT 104 - Nevada Firefighter I

Credits: 3
This course will familiarize the student with the general rules and regulations of fire fighting, use and explanation of forcible entry, protective breathing apparatus, fire streams, first aid, ropes, salvage, fire hose, nozzles and apparatus, ladders, ventilation, inspection, rescue, sprinklers, fire alarms and communications, safety and fire behavior.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the operations and considerations necessary to control the spread of smoke and fire through various types of structures.
  2. Identify materials and construction features of doors, windows, roofs, floors, and vertical barriers, and shall define the dangers associated with an emergency.
  3. Define a fire stream, water hammer, and the proper extinguishment methods for Class A and Class B fires.
  4. Define the personal protective gear to be used prior to entering a building for fire fighting.
  5. Identify the need and and apply the operations involved with salvage and overhaul.

Prerequisite: FT 101  

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)