Firefighter - Level I

Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement Note:  NFPA 1001 Level I Certification Testing Available Upon Request


High School Graduation; Standard First Aid with Level C-CPR and AED; Marine Institute approved medical clearance Note:  NFPA 1001 Level I Certification Pre-Requisites (As outline by Fire and Emergency Services NL): Certification to NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials – Operational Level Chapter 5 Core Competencies Chapter 6.2 Personal Protective Equipment Chapter 6.6 Product Control or certification prior to May 1, 2009 to NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials – Operational Level Current Standard CPR/1st Aid and Medical Consent

Course Description

This introductory level course is designed to provide the student with the theoretical and practical training to function as an integral member of a firefighting team. It meets and/or exceeds National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Professional Standards.

Course Outline

1.0   Firefighter Orientation

2.0   Firefighter Safety and Health

3.0   Fire Behaviour

4.0   Building Construction

5.0   Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment

6.0   Portable Fire Extinguishers

7.0   Ropes and Knots

8.0   Rescue and Extrication

9.0   Forcible Entry

10.0 Ground Ladders

11.0 Ventilation

12.0 Water Supply

13.0 Fire Hose

14.0 Fire Streams

15.0 Fire Control

16.0 Fire Detection, Alarm and Suppression Systems

17.0 Loss Control

18.0 Protecting Fire Scene Evidence

19.0 Fire Department Communications

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Course Section List

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