|EPF 1204 - Firefighting Applications|
This course was designed to prepare individuals for the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Level: Advanced Firefighter Technician. Students planning to submit an examination request for the Advanced Firefighter Technician exam will be required to meet Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) eligibility requirements. Course topics include fire department organization, fire behavior, accountability, written communication, building construction, fire hose, water supply, tools and equipment, forcible entry, fire control, evidence protection, fire prevention and public education, detection and alarm systems, survival safety best-practices, and technical rescue. PREREQUISITE: Completion of EPF 1208 Firefighting Fundamentals, EPF 1209 Fire Suppression Fundamentals, EPF 1203 Fire Ground Operations, and completion or concurrent enrollment in EPF 1219 Technical Rescue Awareness.