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VFF: Block 2

   

This course is based on NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. The Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter Block courses prepare the student for the Volunteer Fire Fighter State Certification Examination. The course is highly structured to provide academic information through a series of lectures and demonstrations augmented with visual aids. Practical skills are developed with a specified degree of proficiency through selected manipulative evolutions. Specific subject topics covered in Volunteer Fire Fighter Block 2 include Fire and Life Safety Initiatives, Building Construction, Ground Ladders, Ropes, Webbing and Knots, Structural Search, and Victim Removal. This course is recommended for all Volunteer Fire Fighters.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - NFPA compliant full turnout gear, spare bottle, and PASS device.

Physical Requirements - A physically demanding course which requires students to be in good physical condition.

Hours   40
            
Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost


Required Text - Essentials of Fire Fighting & Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


Pre-Requisites

  • 18 years of age
  • Emergency Care Provider or proof of First Responder that meets or exceeds the Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical First Responder

Course Dates

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017Sunday, January 07, 2018Spanish Fort Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Wednesday, December 06, 2017Tuesday, February 06, 2018Oxford Fire DepartmentCourse is full
Monday, January 08, 2018Friday, February 24, 2017Moores Mill Volunteer Fire/Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757