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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

FFP1000 - Introduction to Fire Science (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of essential fire skills training. The firefighter program content includes, but is not limited to, orientation, the fire service, fire alarms and communication, vehicles, apparatus and equipment, fire behavior, portable extinguishers, fire streams, fundamentals of extinguishment, ladders, hoses, tools and equipment, forcible entry, salvage, overhaul, ventilation, rescue, protective breathing equipment, first responder, emergency medical techniques, water supplies, principles of in-service inspections, safety, controlled burning, and employability skills.

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