Thermal Imaging

Course Objectives: Student will be able to understand the basic operation and uses of thermal imaging camera. The objectives are as follows:
(1) Understand the basic operation of the Thermal Imager. (2) Identify various uses for thermal imagers in the fire service. (3) Discuss limitations of thermal imagers. (4) Become more proficient at interpreting images seen from thermal imagers.

Course Synopsis: This course is designed to assist firefighters in the understanding of thermal imaging devices operation and uses. The class covers multiple devices but is not to be considered “all inclusive” operational course for thermal imagers. Firefighters should consult their device operational guides and train on consistent basis for proficiency.