April 4, 2013

Forcible Entry Refresher at Co 8 Marion

Location: Co 8 Marion
5465 Molly Pitcher Highway South
Marion PA 17235
This program teaches the student the principles of forcible entry as it relates to the fire fighter. Students will be shown how to use a variety of forcible entry equipment. Also shown will be situations they may encounter that require the use of forcible entry.
Instructor(s): Carl Weiss
Prerequisites: Age 16 and up, EBM or Exterior Firefighting (ELEF) or Interior Firefighting: Live Fire Exercises (ELIF) or Interior Firefighting: No Live Fire Exercises (ELIF) or Bucks Basic Fire Academy or FF-1
Minimum Age Requirement: 16
Student Needs: TOG, Eye Protection
Student Dress: All clothing shall be neat, clean, in good repair, presentable, and represent the department that the individual is representing. Participants are to report in clothing suitable for hands-on training.
Class Length: 3 hours
State Certified Course: No
Class Dates: May 16, 2013 1800 – 2200
Registration Deadline: May 9, 2013
Registration Instructions: Any questions about the class and to register please contact Paul Shannon at c8shannon@gmail.com
March 2, 2013

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January 25, 2013

Bucks Basic Fire Academy

Hours: 112.0 (Lecture: 54.5hrs / Lab: 57.5hrs)

Prerequisites: Age 14 and up
Text Book: IFSTA, Essentials of Fire Fighting, 5th Edition

Cost: $600 ~ Includes: Certification($150)/Books/First Aide and CPR

Instructor: Jay Sharpe

Description: Through classroom sessions and practical fieldwork, this course will give the recruit/new firefighter the ability to function safely and effectively as a member of a fire suppression organization. This program is designed to follow the NFPA 1001 Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications, for Fire Fighter 1.

To register for this class please contact the Training Coordinator:

Clyde Thomas


Tentative Schedule Below.

*Subject to Change