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2521 Construction Documents and Plans Review

2521 Construction Documents and Plans Review This curriculum is geared towards teaching the student how to assimilate information contained in working, drawing, and specifications as they relate to the fire inspector. The curriculum includes how to interpret conventional graphic communications. Accepted standards and conventions are introduced. Symbols, abbreviations, principles of technical projection, as well as …

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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 …

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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.

2670 Legal Issues for Investigators

2670 Legal Issues for Investigators – October 18-22, 2021 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 …

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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 …

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2741 Fire Service Course Design

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 teaching situations, as well as devices for specific training areas. The course also stresses measuring teaching effectiveness, and the use of …

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2541 Private Fire Protection Systems II

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.

1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I

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.

6742 Florida Incident Safety Officer

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; …

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6741 Florida Health and Safety Officer

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; …

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1505 Fire Prevention Practices

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.

4807 Courage to be Safe

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 …

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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 …

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Worker’s Compensation Rights and Benefits Training

This training will provide an overview and understanding of Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Laws (Chapter 440 Florida Statutes, and others) and their specific application to Florida’s first responders. Topics covered include General Compensation, Cancer, Mental Health/PTSD, and Cardiac (Heart and Lung Bill) provisions of the Florida Statutes. In addition to the informational session, the presenters will …

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