2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FST-105 Introduction to Firefighter 1&2

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 2 Lab 2
This course is based on the National Fire Protection Association 1001, Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications (current edition). The performance requirements and practical skills necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter are introduced. Topics include fire service organization, safety, fire behavior, self-contained breathing apparatus, ropes, hose, ladders, rescue, ventilation, salvage, overhaul, portable fire extinguishers, emergency medical care, fire control, water supply and fire prevention. Individuals successfully completing this course and meeting the requirements of Missouri Division of Fire Safety will be eligible for certification as Firefighter I and II by the Division of Fire Safety. This course serves as the initial step for Firefighter 172 certification. Prerequisite(s): FST 120  or concurrent enrollment.