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Emergency Prep.-Vol. Firefighter II (FIRE2)
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Program Overview:
The Volunteer Firefighter II certificate is designed to provide paid and non-paid firefighters basic training in firefighting techniques and protection.

Successful completion of the certificate prepares the student to take the Illinois Fire Marshall's Office Certified Firefighters II exam.

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Semester 1
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SU2017
FA2017
EDU 1108
Standard First Aid
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This course, which is designed for the general public, consists of regulations, first aid methods and safety procedures. It includes self-help and home care first aid procedures.

EPF 1203
Fire Ground Operations
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This course was designed as an introductory course to provide students with knowledge and skills in regards to utilization of search and rescue, fire control, loss control, evidence protection, fire detection, alarm and suppression systems, prevention, public education, wildland and ground cover firefighting, and survival safety best-practices. This course was designed in combination with EPF 1208 and EPF 1209 to prepare individuals for the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Level: Basic Operations Firefighter certification. Students planning to submit an examination request for the Basic Operations Firefighter Module C exam will be required to meet Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) eligibility requirements.

EPF 1208
Firefighting Fundamentals
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This course was designed as an introductory course to provide students with knowledge and skills in regards to fire behavior, tools, equipment, and self-contained breathing apparatus. Safety best-practices and risk management discussion will include the Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives as considered in the Courage to Be Safe Program. This course was designed in combination with EPF 1209 and EPF 1203 to prepare individuals for the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Level: Basic Operations Firefighter certification. Students planning to submit an examination request for the Basic Operations Firefighter Module A exam will be required to meet the OSFM requirements.

EPF 1209
Fire Suppression Fundamentals
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This course was designed as an introductory course to provide students with knowledge and skills in regards to utilization of ground ladders, fire hose and appliances, water application and supply, forcible entry, ventilation, and safety best-practices. This course was designed in combination with EPF 1208 and EPF 1203 to prepare individuals for the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Level: Basic Operations Firefighter certification. Students planning to submit an examination request for the Basic Operations Firefighter Module B exam will be required to meet the OSFM requirements.

EPM 1631
CPR Responder
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This course prepares students to respond in an appropriate manner to cardiac arrest situations. The course enables students to respond to heart attack, stroke, and foreign-body airway obstruction in adults; and to respond to foreign-body airway obstruction and heart problems in infants and children. Additionally, the student will learn to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Term Total
14
Program Total
14


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