Basic Offensive Firefighting

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement


Basic Defensive Firefighting or SERT Competency Checklist

Course Description

The Basic Offensive Firefighting course builds on the knowledge and skill set introduced to the student during the Basic Defensive Firefighting course. The course covers more advanced firefighting topics and introduces the student to offensive firefighting techniques. The course must be completed before firefighters are allowed to perform field operations for their fire department.

Course Outline

1.0   Fire Science and Behaviour

2.0   Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

3.0   Advanced Communications and Accountability

4.0   Water Supply Procedures

5.0   Advancing Hose Lines

6.0   Fire Attack and Control

7.0   Ladder Operations

8.0   Ventilation Techniques

9.0   Search and Rescue

10.0 Overhaul

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.