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Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg Campus - North Hall

One HACC Dr.

Harrisburg, PA 17110

http://www.hacc.edu/PublicSafetyCenter/index.cfm

2014 Fire Training Calendar

SENATOR JOHN J. SHUMAKER

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Leadership Team

D. Randy Padfield

Perry L. Pierich

Education Specialist, Fire Training Unit

Education Specialist, Fire Training Unit

Richard S. Orange

Andy Dean

Fire Science Technology Degree Program

Administrative Support Specialist

Ron Givler

Emanda Reiner

Coordinator, Facility Programs

Administrative Support Specialist

Jerry Ozog

Director, Safety/Security Training

Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

Fire Training Unit

One HACC Dr.

Harrisburg, PA 17110

(717) 780-2607 or (717) 780-1106

firetrng@hacc.edu

www.hacc.edu

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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New Programs Offered for 2014

Advanced Fire Fighter

This entry level course is designed to introduce seasoned firefighters to advanced fire ground operations including building construction, fire safety surveys/fire and life presentation, generators, lighting equipment, technical rescue, fire protection systems, service testing of hose, combustible gas and liquid fire control, foam, coordinating fire ground operations communications, and advanced origin, cause and arson. This is the fifth of five levels (courses) in the curriculum.

Course Length: 24 hours Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters Protective Clothing and SCBA

Prerequisites: 18 years of age at the start of course; Interior Firefighter (ELIF), Essentials of Firefighting w/ SBS, Fire Fighter I Certification.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

April 5,6,12,13 92081 HACC PSC $175.00

October 7,9,11,12 50308 HACC PSC $175.00

Fire Officer I Blended/Online Training program

This program is designed to prepare volunteer and career fire fighters to become fire officers. This program emphasizes the necessary skills for managing people, fire stations, and fire ground incidents. It will follow the NFPA1021 2009 Standards for Fire Officer I with the most of the material being completed on-line (students will need to attend 3 classroom sessions a the Public Safety Center). This intensive program requires each student to participate in online discussion, writing and video assignments, and written exams.

Course Length: 48 hours

Prerequisites: Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, current Hazardous Materials Operations Certification (IFSAC or Pro-Board), or yearly training, and ICS 200.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Feb 18-May 5 91613 HACC PSC $425.00 + textbook

Flashover Recognition Training

This course is designed to review fire dynamics as they relate to the fire growth/development in structures and permit students to witness flashover conditions in a controlled environment so that they can better understand the key indicators of rapid fire

growth/flashover, risk based decision making and the proper methods to limit the occurrence of flashover during interior firefighting operations. The ultimate goal of this training is to increase firefighter awareness and overall safety.

Course Length: 8 hours Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters Protective Equipment and SCBA

Prerequisites: 18 years of age and successful completion of one of the following courses of instruction:

*Essentials of Firefighting *Interior Firefighter *Structural Burn Session (16 hour PA State Academy Course)

*Firefighter I Certification (IFSAC/Pro-Board) can also be used to meet the prerequisites listed above.

Date(s) Section # Dates(s) Section#

March 8 92030 Sept 27 50277

March 9 92031 Sept 28 50279

May 3 92045 Oct 25 50286

June 28 92059 Oct 26 50288

June 29 92060 Nov 4,6 (2 evenings) 50291

July 19 50251 Nov 11,13 (2 evenings) 50294

July 20 50252 Dec 6 50296

August 16 50259 Dec 7 50297

August 17 50262

All Flashover Training Sessions will be held at HACC-PSC

All Sessions fees are $95.00

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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New Programs Offered for 2014

Reading Smoke

This class will emphasize that proper training and utilization of available resources for learning to read smoke will help to reduce the number of firefighter deaths/injuries in Pennsylvania. Everyone, officers and firefighters, need to develop their ability to read smoke conditions in order to make safe and effective decisions on the fire ground. In this class students will be introduced to the techniques and “art” of reading smoke and then view 14 videos of actual fires and discuss these situations to be able to better understand how to read smoke.

Course Length: 4 hours

Prerequisites: N/A

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

January 18 92039 HACC PSC $35.00

March 15 92159 HACC PSC $35.00

May 8 92160 HACC PSC $35.00

August 9 50312 HACC PSC $35.00

October 14 50313 HACC PSC $35.00

Riding the Front Seat Fire Unit Officer

This course is designed to orient the new or aspiring company officer to the responsibilities of the position and to provide them with an orientation to the process of managing the first 10 (ten) minutes of an incident pending arrival of an experienced line officer. This course is divided into a series of modules covering critical topics. These topics are combined in series of exercises including

simulation designed to provide experience relative to operations at the most common fire scenarios.

Course Length: 16 hours

Prerequisites: N/A

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

April 26,27 92065 HACC PSC $50.00

Oct 18,19 50300 HACC PSC $50.00

Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Operations (STICO)

This course is designed for specifically newly appointed company officers, acting company officers and those who are in the process of becoming a company officer. The course discusses in depth the management skills needed as well identifying the processes a company officer needs to follow to accomplish fire confinement, exposure protection and extinguishment while taking into consideration rescue, ventilation support and overhaul. water supply, fixed systems and salvage are also discussed.

Course Length: 16 hours

Prerequisites: N/A

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

February 1,2 92038 HACC PSC $55.00

Conducting Effective Employee & Volunteer Background Checks

Regardless of the size of your organization, pre-employment screening is a hiring practice to avoid lawsuits and costly hiring

mistakes. Gone are the days of a simple reference check and a few phone calls to screen new employees and volunteers. Amid security concerns, corporate scandals, and workplace violence, pre-employment screening has been gaining ground. When your organization hires volunteers, it is essential that a pre-volunteer employment background check be conducted.

This four-hour course is designed for leaders in volunteer organizations and non-profit sector agencies. The course will also review the necessary policies and procedures to ensure the pre-employment check meets state and federal laws.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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2014 Revised Entry-Level Fire Training Curriculum

The revised Entry Level Fire Training Curriculum consists of five (5) separate levels (courses) of instruction, each a

prerequisite for the next level (course). The revised entry level fire training curriculum consists of a series of separate

programs designed around NFPA 1001 – Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications Firefighter I and Firefighter

II level. The levels are:

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Level: Introduction to the Fire Service- ELIS – 16 hours

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Hazardous Materials Awareness – 4 hours

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Level: Fire Ground Support - ELFG– 32 hours

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NIMS 700 & 100 (Available as online offerings)

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Level: Exterior Firefighting- ELEF – 52 hours

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Hazardous Materials Operations – 24 hours

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Level: Interior Firefighter- ELIF – 40 hours

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Level: Advanced Firefighter- ELAF - 24 hours

Some course topics and information have been added or relocated in the new series. Returning students transitioning into

the revised courses will be updated accordingly during the course of the programs. There is no need for any additional

make-up or transition sessions.

New students enrolling in the Introduction to Firefighting will be provided an Essentials of Fire Fighting and Department

Operations; Sixth Edition as part of their tuition.

Returning students must bring their own or purchase a new

textbook for an additional fee.

All students enrolling in the entry level programs should be capable of reading and writing at the minimum of an 8th

grade level and capable of moderate to strenuous physical activity. Successful completion of the programs will require

students to demonstrate skill proficiency in various tasks associated with being a Firefighter as well as achieve a passing

score of at least 70% on an end of class exam. For additional information regarding prerequisites, required equipment and

age restrictions, refer to the specific class descriptions.

There is no requirement (law) in the Commonwealth mandating Entry Level Fire Training for fire service

personnel.

Each Fire Department/Company must decide which level of training their personnel should complete in order to be

properly trained for their assigned duties. The final decision on the level of training always remains with the fire

department/company and its efforts.

When the first four (4) levels have been completed and the student meets all the required pre-requisites (including First

Aid/CPR), they should be prepared to participate in the Office of the State Fire Commissioner’s (OSFC) Voluntary Fire

Service Certification program for national certification as a Firefighter I. The Office of the State Fire Commissioner’s

(OSFC) is the certifying agency within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State Fire Academy is the

administering agency for that certification. The previous levels are a prerequisite for the next level (course).

When the fifth (5

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) level (course) is completed and the student meets all the required pre-requisite’s (including Basic

Vehicle Rescue Awareness and Operations), they should be prepared to participate in the OSFC Voluntary Fire Service

Certification program for national Certification as a Firefighter II. The previous fire training levels (courses), Essentials of

Firefighting, or nationally certified Firefighter I are all acceptable prerequisites for the fifth level (course)- Advanced

Firefighter (ELAF).

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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2014 Revised Entry-Level Fire Training Curriculum

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Level: Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS)

This 16 hr.entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to basic information including an overview of the fire service, fire service organization, firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, tools and emergency lighting, and backing apparatus. This is the first of five levels (courses) in the curriculum.

Minimum Age: 14 Prerequisites: None

Required Equipment: Pen/Pencil, Notebook; Supported reference material and skill book (Must remain in possession of student until the end of all levels); helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles) required for all classes.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Feb 1,2 92078 HACC PSC $125.00

June 17,18 92083 HACC PSC $125.00

Sept 13,14 50306 HACC PSC $125.00

Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness (PSFA-RIHM)

(Prerequisite for Fire Ground Support)

This 4 hr. course is designed for individuals likely to witness or discover a hazardous materials release and who have not been trained to take any action beyond notifying proper authorities. This course satisfies OSHA’s “Hazwoper” (29 CFR 1910.120) training requirements for firefighters, EMS personnel, and police who respond to potential HazMat incidents.

Minimum Age: 14 Prerequisites: None

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Feb 15 92026 HACC PSC $25.00

June 21 92058 HACC PSC $25.00

Sept 30 50273 HACC PSC $25.00

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Level: Fire ground Support (ELFG)

This 32 hr. entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including fire behavior, building construction-structural collapse, fire hose, water supply, communications, ropes and knots, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). This is the second of five levels (courses) in the curriculum.

Minimum Age: 14 Prerequisites: Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS); Hazardous Materials Awareness Course Required Equipment: Pen/Pencil, Notebook; Supported reference material and skill book (Must remain in possession of student until the end of all levels); helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles), and SCBA required for all classes.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Feb 22,23, Mar 1,2 92079 HACC PSC $150.00

June 19,24,25,26 92084 HACC PSC $150.00

Sept 27,28, Oct 4,5 50307 HACC PSC $150.00

National Incident Management System (NIMS), an Introduction IS-700.a

(Prerequisite for Exterior Firefighting)

This course introduces the student to the National Incident Management System (NIMS); the need for NIMS, what NIMS is, NIMS compliance, and it provides a basic overview of the role and functions of the National Integration Center (NIC).

Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) IS-100.b

(Prerequisite for Exterior Firefighting)

This course will discuss the need for a management system during major emergencies and disasters. The student will learn the basic features of ICS; its application, organizational principles and elements, the Incident Commander and Command Staff functions, General Staff functions, ICS facilities and functions, and ICS planning.

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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2014 Revised Entry-Level Fire Training Curriculum

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Level: Exterior Firefighter (ELEF)

This 52 hr. entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operations including Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), fire behavior, building construction, fire extinguishers, and forcible entry, ladders, and fire streams/hose line advancement. This is the third of five levels (courses) in the curriculum.

Minimum Age: 14 Prerequisites: Fire ground Support (ELFG); NIMS 700, ICS 100

Required Equipment: Pen/Pencil, Notebook; Supported reference material and skill book (Must remain in possession of student until the end of all levels); helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles), and SCBA required for all classes.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

April 1,3,5,6,8,10,12,13,15 92080 HACC PSC $175.00

July 7,8,9,10,15,16,17 50303 HACC PSC $175.00

Oct 25,26, Nov 1,2,6,8,9 50309 HACC PSC $175.00

Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations (PSFA – HMO)

(Prerequisite for Interior Firefighting)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 21.5/ EMT 21.5/ ALS 21.5

This 24 hr. course is designed to prepare students to respond to hazardous materials incidents and function at the operations level in accordance with NFPA 472. Topics covered include: Scene size-up, incident management, markings and labels, containers and packaging, chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials, personal protective clothing, defensive spill control activities, and emergency decontamination. State Fire Academy facial hair policy applies to individuals attending this program.

Prerequisites: HazMat Awareness (PSFA-RIHM) Minimum Age: 14 Required Equipment: Structural Firefighting Protective Clothing; SCBA

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

March 25,27,29,30 92035 HACC PSC $95.00

July 22,23,24, 50253 HACC PSC $95.00

Oct 7,9,11,12 50283 HACC PSC $95.00

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Level: Interior Firefighting (ELIF)

This 48 hr. entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to interior fire ground operations including Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Search and Rescue Procedures, Firefighter Survival, Ventilation, Utility and Loss Control, Origin and Cause, and Fire Control (Suppression). This is the fourth of five levels (courses) in the curriculum.

Minimum Age: 18 Prerequisites: Exterior Firefighter (ELEF); Hazardous Materials Operations Course (HMO) Required Equipment: Pen/Pencil, Notebook; Supported reference material and skill book (Must remain in possession of student until the end of all levels); helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles), and SCBA required for all classes.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

May 31, June 1,7,8,14,15 92082 HACC PSC $210.00

July 29,30,31, Aug 4,5,6 50304 HACC PSC $210.00

Dec 2,4,6,7,9,11,13,14 50310 HACC PSC $210.00

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Level: Advanced Firefighter (ELAF)

This 24 hr. entry level course is designed to introduce seasoned firefighters to advanced fire ground operations including building construction, fire safety surveys/fire and life presentation, generators, lighting equipment, technical rescue, fire protection systems, service testing of hose, combustible gas and liquid fire control, foam, coordinating fire ground operations communication, and advanced origin, cause an arson. This is the fifth of five levels (courses) in the curriculum.

Minimum Age: 18 Prerequisites: Interior Firefighter (ELIF), Essentials of Firefighting w/ SBS, Firefighter I Certification.

Required Equipment: Pen/Pencil, Notebook; Supported reference material and skill book (Must remain in possession of student until the end of all levels); helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles), and SCBA required for all classes

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

April 5,6,12,13 92081 HACC PSC $175.00

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Certification Review and Preparation Programs

HACC Firefighter I Certification Review/Prep

This 16 hr. course is designed to refresh knowledge of essential firefighting information and to hone essential firefighting skills acquired through previous training. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be prepared to take and successfully complete the knowledge and skills tests to attain certification as a NFPA 1001, Firefighter I.

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters Protective Clothing, eye protection and SCBA

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

March 29,30 92037 HACC PSC $75.00

August 7 50255 HACC PSC $75.00

Sept 27,28 50276 HACC PSC $75.00

Prerequisites

18 years of age

Completion of PA State Fire Academy 16 hour Structural Burn Session (or equivalent)

Current Hazardous Materials Operations training/certification

Current CPR (infant, child, adult)

Current First Aid training (or higher level of EMS credentialing)

HACC Firefighter II Certification Review/Prep

This 8 hr. program is targeted to Firefighters certified to the Firefighter I level who wishes to refresh basic knowledge and skills in preparation for taking the written and practical National Pro-Board exams for NFPA 1001 Firefighter II certification.

*This Certification Review/Prep is now replaced with the NEW Advanced Firefighter Course.

* Please see page 8 of the Calendar for more details.

Prerequisites for Firefighter II Certification Exam

18 years of age

Firefighter I Certification

Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness and Operations

Current Hazardous Materials Operations training/certification

Current CPR (infant, child, adult)

Current First Aid training (or higher level of EMS credentialing)

Submission of:

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Detailed commercial occupancy preplan

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Fire department report for an actual incident

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Residential diagram indicating primary and secondary routes of egress

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One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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NFPA1670: Vehicle Rescue Series

NFPA 1670: Vehicle Rescue—Awareness (NVRA)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: To Be Determined

This 24 hr course will provide awareness-level information and skills as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents. Topics will include: General vehicle rescue function/operation; incident management of the vehicle rescue scene; vehicle anatomy, design, and construction; recognition and control of hazards relative to a vehicle accident; and the tools and equipment used at a vehicle accident/rescue incident. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have the awareness level knowledge and skills necessary to respond to and function at a vehicle accident/rescue incident in accordance with NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.

Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Awareness or higher level of Hazardous Materials training or certification with one (1) year of the start of class. Required Equipment: Pen/pencil, notebook suitable for classroom/field use, complete set of personal protective clothing to include helmet, gloves, footwear, and protective clothing per either NFPA 1951 or NFPA 1971. Eye (ANSI Z87.1) and hearing protection are required Minimum Age: 14

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

March 8,9,15 92029 HACC PSC $110.00

August 12,13,14 50256 HACC PSC $110.00

Sept 2,4,6,7 50265 HACC PSC $110.00

NFPA 1670: Vehicle Rescue—Operations (NVRO)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: To Be Determined

This 20 hr course will provide operations-level information and a skill as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents. Topics will include: Incident management; tools/equipment; vehicle anatomy/design; hazard control, patient access, care, and packaging; disentanglement; extrication and termination. Upon completion of the course, the student will be eligible to complete to PA Joint Rescue Program Basic Vehicle Rescue examination. Additionally, this course will prepare the student to challenge the IFSAC/Pro-Board national certification as a Vehicle Rescue Technician Level I in accordance with NFPA 1006- Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have the operations level of knowledge and skills necessary to respond to and function at a vehicle accident/rescue incident in accordance with NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.

Prerequisites: Minimum age of 18 by first day of class; Vehicle Rescue Awareness – NFPA 1670 (NVRA), PA State Fire Academy approved or recognized Hazardous Materials Operations or higher level of Hazardous Materials training or certification within one (1) year of the start of the class.. Required Equipment: Pen/pencil, notebook suitable for classroom/field use, complete set of personal protective clothing to include helmet, gloves, footwear, and protective clothing per either NFPA 1951 or NFPA 1971. Eye (ANSI Z87.1) and hearing protection are required. Minimum Age: 16

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

March 21,22,23 92033 HACC PSC $110.00

Aug 26,27,28 50257 HACC PSC $110.00

Oct 3,4,5 50280 HACC PSC $110.00

*Students who complete BVR Awareness and Operations are eligible to Test Rescue Technician- Vehicle Machinery Level I Certification

NFPA 1670:Vehicle Rescue—Technician (NVRT)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: To Be Determined

This 20 hr course is intended for personnel who have completed operations-level vehicle rescue training in accordance with NFPA 1670 – Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents. The program uses a combination of classroom lecture, classroom practical skills, and integrated field practical exercises to train the student to function as an integral rescue team member at a technician –level incident involving medium and heavy trucks, and buses. Upon completion of the course, the student will be eligible to complete the PA Joint Rescue Program Special Vehicle Rescue examination. This course will also provide the student with the knowledge and skills to complete IFSAC/Pro-Board

Certification as an NFPA 1006 Vehicle Rescue Technician Level 2. Upon Successful completion of this course, the student will have technician-level knowledge and skills necessary to respond to and function a safely at a vehicle accident/rescue incident in accordance with NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.

Prerequisites: Minimum age of 18 by first day of class; PA Basic Vehicle Rescue certification; or, Vehicle Rescue Operations – NFPA 1670 (NVRO); or, IFSAC/Pro-Board certification as a Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician (1006-2003); or, Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician Level 1 (1006-2008); or Vehicle Rescue Technician Level I (current edition); PA State Fire Academy approved or recognized Hazardous Materials Operations or higher level of Hazardous Materials training or certification within one (1) year of the start of the class; NIMS 700; ICS 100; ICS 200, First Aid / CPR Requirement Required Equipment: Pen/pencil,

notebook suitable for classroom/field use, complete set of personal protective clothing to include helmet, gloves, footwear, and protective clothing per either NFPA 1951 or NFPA 1971. Eye (ANSI Z87.1) and hearing protection are required. Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

April 11,12,13 92041 HACC PSC $110.00

Oct 24,25,26 50285 HACC PSC $110.00

*Students who complete BVR Awareness; Operations; and Technician are eligible to Test Rescue Technician- Vehicle Machinery Level II Certification

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One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

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Suggested Driver/Operator Training Pathway

* Candidates with a valid class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) without air brake restriction can submit a copy of their license to satisfy certain portions of the certification skills exam.

** Firefighter I certification is not a required prerequisite for Driver/Operator – Mobile Water Supply Apparatus certification, but is required for both Pumper and Aerial certification.

** Individuals wishing to complete certification must provide their own apparatus.

Successful Completion of Prerequisite Courses and Certifications:

Valid Department of Transportation Drivers License*

NPFA 1001 - Firefighter I**

Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Program

PA State Fire Academy – 16 hour Program

Pumper

Aerial

Mobile Water Supply Apparatus

Pump Operations I

Pump Operations II

NFPA 1002 – Driver/Operator Exams

Driver/Operator – Pumper

Driver/Operator – Aerial

Driver/Operator – Mobile Water Supply Apparatus

Aerial Apparatus Operations

Aerial Apparatus

Operations Extended

Rural Fire Ground

Water Movement

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One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Driver/Operator Training Programs

NOTE: HACC SPSC does not provide vehicles to students for these programs. Students must provide an

emergency services vehicles in order to complete the skills portion of these programs.

Aerial Apparatus Practices (PSFA-AELA)

This 16 hr. program is designed to introduce students to the basic design and operation of fire service aerial devices. Topics covered include: Aerial apparatus design and safety, spotting and stabilizing, basic operation features, practical scenarios, maintenance and testing procedures, and use of elevated master streams. Departments are recommended to send multiple students and their

departmental apparatus.

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS) Required Equipment: Structural Firefighting PPE, pen/pencil and note taking material

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Nov 8,9 50292 HACC PSC $75.00

Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Program (PSFA-EVOC)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 16/ EMT 16/ ALS 16

This 16 hr. course teaches firefighters and emergency responders to operate emergency vehicles in a safe manner. Course topics include defensive driving, emergency response, vehicle maintenance, vehicle laws, and completion of a driver training obstacle course.

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS) or applicable EMS Training/certification

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material, students must provide an emergency vehicle (ambulance, utility, engine, aerial) for use during practical driving course the second day of the program.

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

June 7,8 92049 HACC PSC $75.00

Sept 27,28 50275 HACC PSC $75.00

Pump Operations I (PSFA –PUOP)

The Pump Operations 16 hr. course is designed for those who may be beginning the operation of fire department pumps and those who wish to expand their knowledge of fire service pumps and pumping operations. Topics include: principles of pumping, mechanical principles of pumping, function and operation of the fire pump and its accessories, theory of drafting, operator maintenance of the pump, hydrant operations, basic water systems, and basic principles of discharge. Practical evolutions of pump operations will be utilized. Students must have protective clothing. SCBA is not required. Departments are recommended to send multiple students and their departmental apparatus.

Prerequisites: Fireground Support (ELFG) Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters PPE

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

June 14,15 92054 HACC PSC $75.00

Pump Operations II (PSFA-PUOA)

The Pump Operations II 16 hr. course is a continuation of Fire Service pump operations. This class will focus on the advanced skills for fire service pump operation for those firefighters wishing to perfect their skill as a fire apparatus engineer or qualified pump operator. Topics include: hydraulics, fire stream development by the pump operator including single lines, multiple lines, master streams and elevated streams. Also included are standpipe operations, sprinkler systems, intake hydraulics, hydrant operations and drafting. Practical evolutions of the fire pump operations will be utilized. Departments are recommended to send multiple students and their departmental apparatus.

Prerequisites: Pump Operations I Required Equipment: Structural Firefighter Protective Clothing

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Educational Methodology/Instructor Programs

NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I: Educational Methodology for Local Level Instructors (PSFA-EMLL)

This 40 hr. course teaches the firefighter about adult learning, teaching techniques, preparation of instructional objectives, and development of lesson plans to meet those objectives. Various formats of audiovisual aids will be demonstrated and each student will prepare and deliver at least one short teaching session on a fire-related topic. Successful completion of this course is required to become an instructor if you have no prior teaching experience.

Prerequisites: Interior Firefighting (ELIF) or equivalent; 5 years of experience in the fire service

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material, personal computer

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Dec 3,4,5,6,7 50295 HACC PSC $325.00

NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor II

This 32 hr. course is designed to prepare students for certification at the Fire Instructor II level in accordance with the Job Performance

Requirements of NFPA 1041. Topics covered include: Lesson plan design and development, instructional techniques, hazard/risk assessment in the training environment, high hazard training safety plans, program budgeting, paperwork completion, instructor performance evaluations, evaluation mechanism design, and test item analysis. Target audience includes personnel and Instructors who have previously completed Educational Methodology through HACC.

Prerequisites: Interior Firefighting (ELIF) or equivalent; Fire Instructor I certification

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material, personal computer

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

March 17,18,19,20 92032 HACC PSC $250.00

Instructional Techniques for Company Officers/Fire Instructor I Certification Prep

This 16 hr. course is designed to introduce Firefighters and Company Officers to instructional principles and techniques relevant to fire service training at the company level. Topics covered include: Adult learning, objectives and lesson plans, methods of instructional delivery, tools and techniques, handling problems and performance evaluation. The focus of this program will be to prepare students to challenge the Fire Service Instructor I exam which will be offered in conjunction with this program.

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS)

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Feb 1,2 92024 HACC PSC $150.00

Fire Inspector I Program

The Objective of this course is to provide students with an in-depth review of the skills attendant to the duties of a Fire Inspector I job performance requirements (JPR) of National Fire Protection Association, 1031, Standard for Fire Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner. Major topics covered include: Developing written correspondence; creating inspection checklists and forms; processing permit application; process plan review application; testifying at legal proceedings; investigating complex complaints; recommending policies and procedures for the delivery of inspection services; computing the occupant load of a multi-use building; identifying the occupancy classification of mixed-used building; classify the type of construction in a new building; evaluate analyze the egress elements of a building or portion of a building’ evaluate hazardous conditions involving equipment, processes, and operations; evaluate emergency planning and preparedness procedures; verify fore flows for a site; verify code compliance for storage, handling, and use flammable and combustible liquids and gases; evaluate code compliance for the storage; handling, and use of hazardous material; determine the fire growth potential in a building or space; inspect emergency access for a site; classify the occupancy type; compute the occupant load; filed verify the installation of a fire protection system; verify the egress elements that are provided; an field verify the construction type of building or of a portion thereof. Students successfully completing with program will be eligible to receive Fire Inspector I Certification through the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualification.

Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness training or certification (need to be completed within 1 year prior to the last class session in order to be eligible for IFSAC/Pro-Board certification).

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Fire Attack Programs

Fire Attack at Attic Fires

Fires that occur in attics or cocklofts are most often extremely dangerous situations for firefighters. This 8 hr. program allows firefighters to practice recognized techniques for combating fires in attics and cocklofts. Topics include: Hose line selection, hose line advancement techniques, water flow requirements, moving in, innovative firefighting techniques, and the use of special nozzles. Emphasis is placed on safety for all operations.

Prerequisites: Interior Firefighter (ELIF), Essentials of Firefighting, HACC Fire Operations Module D or Firefighter I

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighting PPE with SCBA and spare cylinder

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Sept 20 50272 HACC PSC $110.00

Fire Attack at Basement Fires

Fires that occur below grade, most often in basements or cellars, are extremely dangerous situations for firefighters. This 8 hr.

program allows firefighters to practice recognized techniques for combating fires in common basements. Topics include: Hose line selection, hose line advancement techniques, water flow requirements, moving in, innovative firefighting techniques, and the use of special nozzles. Emphasis is placed on safety for both interior and exterior operations.

Prerequisites: Interior Firefighter (ELIF), Essentials of Firefighting, HACC Fire Operations Module D or Firefighter I

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighting PPE with SCBA and spare cylinder

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

June 7 92050 HACC PSC $110.00

November 8 50293 HACC PSC $110.00

Mid Rise Firefighting

In this 16 hr. class, students will learn about the challenges unique to mid-rise buildings, such as the mixture of commercial, high hazard storage, assembly and residential occupancies. Understanding the construction features, detection-suppression-communications systems, and strategic and tactical considerations required of the command personnel are discussed. Various firefighting problems are illustrated as they relate to fire department connections, methods of supplying standpipes or sprinklers, or hose layouts and

deployment, and command and control issues. Instructors also cover accountability and stack effect, rescue profile, ventilation concerns, and fire suppression challenges outside the reach of pre-connected hose lines.

Prerequisite: Interior Firefighter (or equivalent)

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters Protective Clothing; SCBA with spare cylinder

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

May 3,4 92066 HACC PSC $110.00 October 11,12 50301 HACC PSC $110.00

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One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Fire Officer Training Programs

Fire Officer I: Certification Course (48 hours)

This 48 hr. program is designed to provide current and aspiring officers and officer candidates from career, volunteer, federal, and combination fire service organizations with an educationally sound, objective-based course of instruction based on NFPA 1021- Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4, 2003 Edition. This very intensive program requires students to actively participate in the classroom in addition to submit numerous homework and out-of-class assignments. Each class session has an assignment that addresses a specific, or set of specific, NFPA Job Performance Requirements (JPR’s). Students are expected to produce professional, typed papers that are grammatically correct and properly punctuated, and use proper sentence and paragraph structure. These writing assignments are challenging and require attention to detail in the planning and development process.

Prerequisites: Firefighter II (IFSAC or Pro-Board), Fire Instructor I, current Hazardous Material Operations Certification (IFSAC or Pro-Board) or yearly training, ICS 200- Basic ICS (or equivalent).

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material, personal computer

Note: Students must attend 100% of the sessions and submit all homework assignments on time to be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion for the program.

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Feb 15,16, Mar 1,2,15,16 92027 HACC PSC $325.00

Fire Officer II- Certification Course (48 hours)

This 48 hr. program was designed as a sequel to the Fire Officer I course. It expounds upon the administrative and operational readiness challenges that a mid-level supervisor (company officer/commander/captain) encounters on a daily basis. Fire Officer II provides current and aspiring officers and officer candidates from career, volunteer, federal, and combination fire service

organizations with an educationally sound, objective-based course of instruction. This program addresses all of the component requirements contained in NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5, 2003 Edition. This ver y intensive program requires students to actively participate in the classroom in addition to submit numerous homework and out-of-class assignments. Each class session has an assignment that addresses a specific, or set of specific, NFPA Job Performance Requirements (JPR’s). Students are expected to produce professional, typed papers that are grammatically correct and properly punctuated, and use proper sentence and paragraph structure. These writing assignments are challenging and require attention to detail in the planning and development process.

Prerequisites: Firefighter II (IFSAC or Pro-Board), Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I, current Hazardous Materials Operations certification (IFSAC or Pro-Board) or yearly training, ICS 200 – Basic ICS (or equivalent).

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material, personal computer

Date(s)

Section # Location Fee

Oct 25,26, Nov 8,9,22,23 50287 HACC PSC $325.00

NOTE: Students must attend 100% of the sessions and submit all homework assignments on time to be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion for the program

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Hazardous Materials Program

Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness (PSFA-RIHM)

This 4 hr. course is designed for individuals likely to witness or discover a hazardous materials release and who have not been trained to take any action beyond notifying proper authorities. This course satisfies OSHA’s “Hazwoper” (29 CFR 1910.120) training requirements for firefighters, EMS personnel, and police who respond to potential HazMat incidents.

Prerequisites: N/A

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Minimum Age: 14

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

February 15 92026 HACC PSC $25.00

June 21 92058 HACC PSC $25.00

September 30 50273 HACC PSC $25.00

Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations (PSFA – HMO)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 21.5/ EMT 21.5/ ALS 21.5

This 24 hr. course is designed to prepare students to respond to hazardous materials incidents and function at the operations level in accordance with NFPA 472. Topics covered include: Scene size-up, incident management, markings and labels, containers and packaging, chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials, personal protective clothing, defensive spill control activities, and emergency decontamination. State Fire Academy facial hair policy applies to individuals attending this program.

Prerequisites: HazMat Awareness (PSFA-RIHM)

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighting Protective Clothing; SCBA

Minimum Age: 14

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Mar 25,27,29,30 92035 HACC PSC $95.00

July 22,23,24 50253 HACC PSC $95.00

Oct 7,9,11,12 50283 HACC PSC $95.00

Hazardous Materials Operations Level Refresher (HMOR)

The 6 hr. course will provide the First Responder with the refresher training needed to comply with NFPA 472 competencies for the First Responder at the Operations Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level annual refresher training.

Prerequisites: DHMO or equivalent

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil, textbook & notebook, PPE, and SCBA, spare cylinder (optional)

Minimum Age: 14

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Oct 4 50282 HACC PSC $50.00

Hazardous Materials Technician

This 48 hr. course is designed to challenge the participants by exposing them to the advanced information and techniques needed for handling today’s hazardous materials incidents. Topics will include the chemistry and recognizing factors of hazardous materials, use of the latest detection and monitoring equipment, new advancements in proper personal equipment, specific and practical

decontamination procedures, product safety and containment precautions, and the tasks of establishing an effective while safe incident management system focusing on risk assessments. Field exercises will consist of various workstations where participants will be involved in extensive “hands-on” practices of the techniques demonstrated. Upon successful completion of this program students will be eligible to take the National Pro-Board Hazardous Materials Technician written and practical exams, which will be offered on a separate date.

Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO): Respiratory Protection Practices I (non-fire service personnel)

Required Equipment: Helmet, gloves, and boots, work clothes/coveralls, safety glasses/goggles, SCBA with spare cylinder

Minimum Age: 18 Certification Exam for Hazardous Materials Technician will be held September 27, 2014

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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ICS, Command and Management Training Programs

ICS 300 – Intermediate ICS

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 16/ EMT 16/ ALS 16

This 24 hr. course builds on the ICS principles presented in both the ICS 100 and 200 Programs, and focuses on ICS principles for expanding and complex incidents. Topics include: Unified Command, incident/event assessment, establishing incident objectives, incident resource management, demobilization, transfer of command and closeout. Target audience includes supervisory personnel who may be tasked with handling expanding and/or complex emergency incidents.

Prerequisites: ICS 200 –Basic ICS, NIMS ICS for the Fire Service (NICS-FS) or NIMS ICS for EMS (NICS-EMS)

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

Feb 4,6,8,9 92025 HACC PSC N/A

June 10,12,14,15 92052 HACC PSC N/A

Oct 28,30, Nov 1,2 50289 HACC PSC N/A

ICS 400- Advanced ICS

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 10/ EMT 10/ ALS 10

This 16 hr. course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to function in the Incident Command System on large scale, major incidents. Topics include: Review of Command and General Staff responsibilities within the ICS, major and /or complex incident management, Area Command, and multi-agency coordination. Target audience includes personnel who may be tasked with serving in the Command or General Staff positions at a major and/or complex incident.

Prerequisites: ICS 300 – Intermediate ICS

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

March 1,2 92028 HACC PSC N/A

June 21,22 92056 HACC PSC N/A

Dec 13,14 50298 HACC PSC N/A

Incident Safety Officer (PSFA-ISO)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 5.5/ EMT 5.5/ ALS 5.5

This 16 hr. course focuses on the duties of the person who finds him/herself in the role of the responding safety officer at the scene of an incident. It is an incident specific, scene oriented course designed to teach what a safety officer on the scene needs to know and be able to do, using scenarios to convey instructional points. Students should be experienced company officers, familiar with safety issues, the ICS, hazardous materials management, and applicable NFPA standards and federal regulations.

Prerequisites: NIMS ICS for the Fire Service (or equivalent) and Hazardous Materials Operations

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Minimum Age: 16

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

January 18,19 92023 HACC PSC $55.00

NFA-NIMS Incident Command System for the Fire Service (PSFA-NIMS: ICS)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 9/ EMT 9/ ALS 9

This 16 hr. course describes and explains the basic concepts of emergency management, and deals with a system by which these concepts can be applied to a wide variety of emergency incidents. Although the course is taught principally from a fire service perspective, attendance would benefit any emergency responder who must work under (or implement) an ICS in response to any type of emergency. Program content is consistent with the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This program is equivalent to ICS 100 and 200 training.

Prerequisite: Interior Firefighter (ELIF) or equivalent and NIMS, An Introduction (IS-700)

Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

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HACC Central Pennsylvania Community College; Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Rapid Intervention Programs

Rapid Intervention Team – Introduction (PSFA-RITC)

This 4 hr. program is designed to prepare fire department personnel for implementation of a stand-by rescue team at structure fires and certain other incidents. Information is provided from existing fire departments utilizing the concept successfully. Topics include: Definitions and history of rapid intervention teams, case studies, firefighter death statistics and causes, applicable NFPA and OSHA standards related to RIT, implementation recommendations, and demonstration of firefighter rescue techniques.

Prerequisite: Introduction the Fire Service (ELIS) Required Equipment: Pen/pencil and note taking material

Minimum Age: 16

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

April 29 92043 HACC PSC $25.00

Sept 12 50269 HACC PSC $25.00

Rapid Intervention Team Operations I

This 16 hr. program is designed to give personnel the essential knowledge, skills and abilities to function on the fire ground as a member of a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT). Topics covered include: Staffing the RIT, searching for missing firefighters, accessing and assessing a downed firefighter, and rescue/removal procedures. Concepts are presented using focused practical/skill sessions and integrated exercises.

Prerequisites: Interior Firefighter (ELIF), Essentials of Firefighting, HACC Fire Operations Module D or Firefighter I

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters PPE and SCBA with spare cylinder

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

May 31, June 1 92047 HACC PSC $110.00

Sept 13,14 50270 HACC PSC $110.00

Rapid Intervention Team Operations II

This 16 hr. program is designed to build on the concepts covered in the Rapid Intervention Team Operations I program and to give personnel the knowledge, skills and abilities to deal with more complex situations involving Rapid Intervention Teams (RIT) operations. Topics covered include: Advanced concepts in RIT, managing the RIT portion of a mayday incident, considerations for commercial, industrial and multiple residential occupancies, dealing with entrapment and entanglement situations, heavy lift operations, extended operations involving multiple teams, and packaging/removal of downed firefighters. Concepts are presented using focused practical/skill sessions and integrated exercises.

Prerequisites: Interior Firefighter (ELIF), Essentials of Firefighting, HACC Fire Operations Module D or Firefighter I

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters PPE and SCBA with spare cylinder

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

October 11,12 50284 HACC PSC $125.00

Calling the May Day

This 8 hr. course will explain the importance of calling a Mayday and allow students to demonstrate the ability to call a “Mayday” under various emergency situations they may find themselves in, including being trapped or lost in a room, having something collapse on them, being hung/snagged on wires, and falling through a floor or a roof. These conditions will be simulated using various props with the firefighter in full PPE, SCBA, and portable radio in a blacked out face mask. Students will spend most of the evolution actively sending or receiving Mayday radio transmissions.

Prerequisite: Interior Firefighter (or equivalent)

Required Equipment: Structural Firefighters Protective Clothing; SCBA with spare cylinder

Minimum Age: 18

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

October 4 50280 HACC PSC $75.00

Note: These classes are physically demanding. Students participating in the programs should be in good physical condition. No facial hair that will interfere with the seal of the SCBA face piece will be permitted.

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One HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110

Certification Ph. (717) 780-2607 or Facility/Local Level Ph. (717) 780-2607

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Rope Rescue Training Programs

Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue (PSFA-ROBR)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 2/EMT 2/ALS 2

This 16 hr. course provides an introduction to rope rescue, basic rope construction, knots, and basic rappelling techniques. Current rope technology and adjunct equipment are combined with practical exercises to demonstrate the use of rope and related equipment in a non-rappelling-type rescue. Students must provide clean leather work gloves, ankle-supporting footwear, a helmet with chin strap, safety glasses, and proper dress for all weather conditions. Each student will receive (1) 5.5’ x 8mm piece of accessory cord, a 15’ x 1” piece of tubular webbing and a Technical Rescue Riggers Guide.

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS)

Required Equipment: See description above

Minimum Age: 14

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

March 29,30 92036 HACC PSC $95.00

Rope/High Angle Rescue I (PSFA-RORE)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 10/EMT 10/ALS 10

This 16 hr. course provides an introduction to rope rescue and current rope technology. This hands-on course emphasizes personnel safety, rescue techniques and equipment, knots and hitches, anchor points, harnesses and rappelling, rope construction, rope strength, litter tie-ins, belays, and extensive practical activities. Each class participant will receive (1) 5.5’ x 8mm piece of accessory cord and a 15’ x 1” piece of tubular webbing. Students must provide cleanleather work gloves, ankle-supporting footwear, a helmet with chin strap, safety glasses, and proper dress for all weather conditions.

Prerequisites: Fireground Support (ELFG)

Required Equipment: See description above

Minimum Age: 16

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

June 7,8 92051 HACC PSC $95.00

Rope/High Angle Rescue II (PSFA-RORA)

PA DOH CE CREDITS: FR 7/EMT 7/ALS 7

This 16 hr. course provides rescue personnel with the knowledge and skills to rescue and remove a patient from an area with the assistance of rope systems. The students will learn to build basic haul systems, ascending systems and advanced descending techniques. Students are instructed in one-person rescue procedures and low-angle stokes evolutions. Students must provide clean leather work gloves, ankle-supporting footwear, a helmet with chin strap, safety glasses, and proper dress for all weather conditions. Each class participant will receive a Technical Rescue Riggers Guide.

Prerequisites: Rope Rescue I (RORE)

Required Equipment: See description above

Minimum Age: 16

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

June 21,22 92057 HACC PSC $95.00

Rope/High Angle Rescue III

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to assist with patient removal from vertical situations. Topics covered include: Top belay systems, load sharing and load distributing anchor systems, ascending systems, compound mechanical advantage systems and vertical rescue situations involving individuals trapped in an elevated position or hanging in fall protection.

Prerequisites: Rope Rescue II

Required Equipment: Students must provide clean leather work gloves, ankle-supporting footwear, helmet with chin strap, safety glasses, and proper dress for all weather conditions. Each student will receive a prucell and prussic.

Minimum Age: 16

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

August 22,23,24 50263 HAC PSC $95.00

Rope/High Angle Rescue IV

This course provides rescue personnel with the knowledge and skills to rig and perform rescues with various types of high line or tensioned rope rescue systems. Topics covered include: Single and dual track systems, use of reeving systems, high line tensioning and patient

packaging/movement. Students will participate in a simulate full scale rescue using the advanced techniques taught in this course.

Prerequisites: Rope Rescue III

Required Equipment: See description above

Minimum Age: 16

Date(s) Section # Location Fee

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