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Course Description

This is a refresher course for the Basic CDF Firefighter Academy. Returning firefighters must pass the returning firefighter written examination before working on an emergency incident. The subjects are intended to give the Firefighter 1 a basic knowledge which is needed prior to emergency response. Students are required to meet the minimum standard as noted in the behavioral objective for each subject/topic. Candidates for qualification under this course must meet the basic requirements for employment as a CDF Firefighter 1. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 420.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the skills, knowledge and abilities required for routine and emergency firefighting operations
  • Demonstrate the MSA SCBA donning/doffing, use, cleaning, and maintenance,
  • Perform essential fireground tasks with supervision
  • Identify and describe communicable diseases, SIDS and elder abuse per CDF policy
  • Demonstate CPR/AED per CDF policy
  • Discuss the hazardous materials Fires Responders' duties
  • Define the CDF/EED sexual harassment policy

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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