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$175

2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service

This course will cover various topics including: identifying hazards from assault by fire and gravity; how building construction can influence fire spread, fire confinement or structural collapse; and other life safety issues. This course identifies construction features and their hazards under fire conditions. Applicable to Fire Officer I, Inspector I, and Investigator certifications.

Free

Worker’s Compensation Rights and Benefits Training

$175

780 Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection

This course examines the tools and techniques of rational decision-making in fire and emergency services agencies, including data collection, statistics, probability, decision analysis, utility modeling, resource allocation, and cost-benefit analysis. This course meets or exceeds the requirements of NFPA 1021, “Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications,” (2014 Edition), NFPA 1037, “Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Marshal,” (2016 Edition), and Rules 69A-39.0071 Procedures for Fire Code Administrator Certification, and 69A-37.065(2)(d), Florida Administrative Code.

$175

4807 Courage to be Safe

As part of The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's Life Safety Initiatives Program Firefighters must have the courage to face a multitude of risks in order to save lives and protect their communities. But a different type of courage is required to stay safe in potentially dangerous situations, avoiding needless risks and tragic consequences. That different type of courage is the subject of "The Courage to Stay Safe - So Everyone Goes Home?" program. This provocative and moving presentation and training program is designed to change the culture of accepting the loss of our firefighters as a normal occurrence. The importance of the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives in reducing Line of Duty Deaths will be covered in this class.

$175

1505 Fire Prevention Practices

The purpose of this course is to place emphasis on fire prevention through inspection, code enforcement, the use of model building and fire prevention codes, including detailed information on the legal, economic, and political aspects of the fire inspection process.

$175

1810 Firefighting Tactics & Strategy I

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of the factors involved in coping with a fire emergency and determining the best use of available resources in protecting lives and property. The course emphasizes the changing nature of an emergency situation and the ways in which the fire officer can evaluate the effectiveness of their proposed incident action plan.

$175

2811 Firefighting Tactics & Strategies II

This curriculum covers multiple company operations, logistics, strategy, use of mutual aid services and operations at complex buildings. The course is intended for officers who may be in command of fires and other emergencies involving close coordination and maximum use of large amounts of personnel and equipment. Risk management planning and critical thinking skills are stressed.

$175

6741 Florida Health and Safety Officer

This course is designed to cover both national and Florida specific information relating to the Health and Safety Officer. Topics include: Introduction to Emergency Services Occupational Safety and Health; Review of Safety-Related Regulations and Standards; Risk Management; Pre-Incident Safety; Safety at Fire Emergencies; Safety at Medical or Rescue Emergencies; Safety at Specialized Incidents; Post-Incident Safety Management; Personnel Roles and Responsibilities; Safety Program Evaluation; Information Management; and Special Topics in Emergency Services Occupational Safety and Health.

$175

6742 Florida Incident Safety Officer

This course will cover both national and Florida specific information relating to an Incident Safety Officer. Topics include: The Safety Officer’s Role; Safety Concepts; Regulations, Codes, Laws, Standards and Procedures; Designing an ISO System; Professional Development; Reading Buildings, Smoke, Risk, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters; Triggers, Traps and Working within ICS; Basic Approach to ISO Duties; ISO at Structure Fires, Wildland Fires, Haz Mat Incidents and Technical Rescues; and Post Incident Responsibilities.

$175

9572 Florida State-Wide Emergency Response Plan (SERP)

During this course, students will be introduced to Florida's system, components, benefits, and how the system works. Students will also learn the components and processes for mutual aid as well as learn how to run a post incident analysis to assure that needed information is obtained and used to assist with future emergencies.

$175

7529 Legal Issues for the Safety Officer

This 40 hour course will provide information and materials so that the student can identify and use statutes and rules of the Florida Firefighter OSHA, explain the basic legal system and areas that impact the safety officer, be able to conduct an investigation, discuss litigation trends, and explain the consequences of unsafe acts.

$100

9896 NFPA 1/101 Updates 8-Hour Class

This course will consist of class time that totals eight (8) hours or more in length that is related to the application of the Florida Fire Prevention Code. Prior to applying for the class, providers will be required to submit their syllabus and/or outline documenting the above content and hourly requirements to the Training and/or Standards Section.

$175

1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I

This is a study of private fire protection and detection systems such as sprinkler and standpipe systems, chemical extinguishing systems, and detection systems and devices. Each system is discussed as to its need, construction, preventative maintenance and individual uses.

$225

2541 Private Fire Protection Systems II

This is a study of private fire protection and detection systems such as sprinkler and standpipe systems, chemical extinguishing systems, and detection systems and devices. Each system is discussed as to its need, construction, preventative maintenance and individual uses.

$175

2741 Fire Service Course Design

The curriculum draws from many recognized authorities in exploring the methods and mechanics of imparting information and adult learning principles. The course emphasizes techniques which have wide application in teach situations, as well as devices for specific training areas. The course also stresses measuring teaching effectiveness, and the use of media and visual aids. Fire Service Course Design covers chapters 11 through 15 of the IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor book 9th Edition.

$175

2706 Public Information Officer

This program will introduce the participants to the public information function and the role of the PIO in the public safety/emergency management environment. It will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external. Finally, the course will outline the communications needed for different incidents and define the roles of the PIO within ICS.

$350

2670 Legal Issues for Investigators

The curriculum includes a study and understanding of arson an related state statutes, search and seizure guidelines for the investigator that include case studies of several applicable Supreme Court rulings, criminal and or civil case preparation, courtroom practices and procedures, and the qualifications of being an expert witness. An in-depth study on the techniques of interviewing an interrogation. Student participation in mock trial scenarios and expert witness qualification.

$175

2630 Latent Investigations

Course includes a review of chemistry of hazardous materials, types of explosives and their investigation, fire death/injury investigation, laboratory services and evidence handling, fire scene safety, investigation follow up, and sources of information. Additional subjects covered include civil and criminal investigations, motives, arson for profit, and various arson sets and devices.

$175

2610 Fire Investigation: Origin and Cause

The curriculum in this course is designed to Provide the foundation of the investigation of fires. It will assist in the determination of the origin and cause of a fire. Specific topics include fire behavior review, investigator ethics, construction, ignition sources, fire patterns and scene reconstruction. Special topics include electrical fire investigation, woodland fires, vehicle fires, mobile home fires, RV & boat & ship fires. Additional topics include special emphasis on fire scene documentation and photography. This course follows the requirements for qualifications as a fire investigator as set for in the NFPA 1033 Standards for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators.

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