Mar 02, 2024  
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog 
    
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FS 200. Firefighter 2


Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): FS 100  with a C or better.

This course will enable the student to make effective fire ground decisions pertaining to the implementation of the Incident Management System and building and structural collapse indications and potentials. The student will identify and practice safe handling of rescue and extrication tools, and will obtain basic knowledge and skills in performing vehicle extrications and other special rescue situations. The student will gain an understanding of various hose tools and appliances, hydrant flow and operability. The student will recognize container features in order to identify various types of hazardous materials and will learn to mitigate hazardous materials incidents using defensive measures. The student will demonstrate teamwork, communication, and roles and responsibilities of hazardous materials first responder at the operations level will be covered. This course will prepare the student to meet National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA Standard 1001, Firefighter Professional Qualifications, Firefighter II level. The student will be introduced to NFPA Standard 472, Professional Competencies of Responders to Hazardous Material Incidents, at the Operations level.





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