Fire Fighting 1


Semester course (2 units) 

Must be 16 before the first day of school.

This course is for students interested in going into fire and emergency medical services. Students will be introduced to basic fire chemistry, use of fire extinguishers, firefighting protective gear, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, search and rescue, fire appliances and hoses, ladders, and knots. This is a physically active and demanding course. Students will be climbing ladders, carrying hoses, doing building searches, lifting victims and doing maintenance on the equipment and the fire truck. 

Students will be certified in Red Cross CPR/First Aid.