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Sinclair College

FST 1104 Firefighter II

Basic, intermediate and advanced instruction in fire-suppression operations, fire chemistry and behavior, rescue, firefighting tools, appliances, equipment, built-in fire protection systems and firefighting safety and survival. Seven classroom, eight lab hours per week.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of fire suppression. Assessment Methods Locally developed exams Performance Criteria: Correctly answer at least 70% of exam questions Performance appraisals Performance Criteria: Must pass skills assessment with a 70% or better on non-critical skills elements and 100% (pass/fail) on critical skills elements General Education Competencies Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Competency Organize observable data into useful formats Instruction: Outcome is utilized/demonstrated in the course. Measurement: Outcome is evaluated (graded) in the course. Use appropriate problem solving methods Instruction: Outcome is utilized/demonstrated in the course. Measurement: Outcome is evaluated (graded) in the
  • Demonstrate how to properly use all firefighting tools and equipment as required by the National Fire Protection Association, State of Ohio and Pro-Board, that applies to the volunteer firefighter. Assessment Methods Locally developed exams Performance Criteria: Correctly answer at least 70% of exam questions. Performance appraisals Performance Criteria: Must pass skills assessment with a 70% or better on non-critical skills elements and 100% (pass/fail) on critical skills elements. General Education Competencies Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Competency Use appropriate problem solving methods Instruction: Outcome is utilized/demonstrated in the course. Measurement: Outcome is evaluated (graded) in the course. Assessment Methods
  • Demonstrate how to rescue entrapped occupants. Assessment Methods Locally developed exams Performance Criteria: Correctly answer at least 70% of exam questions Performance appraisals Performance Criteria: Must pass skills assessment with a 70% or better on non-critical skills elements and 100% (pass/fail) on critical skills elements General Education Competencies Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Competency Use appropriate problem solving methods Instruction: Outcome is utilized/demonstrated in the course. Measurement: Outcome is evaluated (graded) in the course.
  • Demonstrate appropriate safety and survival techniques used while fighting fires in various burning structures including single story, multi-story, and various industrial structures. Assessment Methods Locally developed exams Performance Criteria: Correctly answer at least 70% of exam questions. Performance appraisals Performance Criteria: Must pass skills assessment with a 70% or better on non-critical skills elements and 100% (pass/fail) on critical skills elements. General Education Competencies Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Competency Organize observable data into useful formats Instruction: Outcome is utilized/demonstrated in the course. Measurement: Outcome is evaluated (graded) in the course. Use appropriate problem solving methods Instruction: Outcome is utilized/demonstrated in the course. Measurement: Outcome is evaluated (graded) in the course.

Credit Hours: 11

Classroom Hours: 7
Lab Hours: 8