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VFF: Block 4 - Haz Mat A&O

   

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 4 include Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations. This course meets the requirements of the mandatory Awareness/Operational training in hazardous materials required by Title III - Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 and NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. This course is recommended for all Volunteer Fire Fighters.

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

Special Equipment - NFPA compliant SCBA and turnout gear, PASS device

Physical Requirements - This is a very physically demanding course which requires you 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
2016 Emergency Response Guidebook

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 Transporaton (DOT) Medical First Responder

Course Dates

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Friday, February 23, 2018Sunday, March 04, 2018Spanish Fort Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 26, 2018Saturday, April 14, 2018Union Springs Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 26, 2018Saturday, April 14, 2018Pike Road Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 26, 2018Saturday, April 14, 2018Harvest Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 26, 2018Saturday, April 14, 2018Sumiton Fire & Rescue Services (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, March 05, 2018Tuesday, May 15, 2018Elmore County Technical CenterRegister
Monday, March 05, 2018Friday, May 04, 2018Marshall County Career Technical Center (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, March 05, 2018Saturday, March 31, 2018Limestone County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, March 12, 2018Friday, May 11, 2018Eufaula-Barber Career TechRegister
Monday, April 02, 2018Friday, April 27, 2018Oxford Fire DepartmentCourse is full
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Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757