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Introduction to the Fire Service (EL22-ELIS) - Summer PSTC

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2022 Version of the PSFA - Introduction to the Fire Service (EL22-ELIS). Course Goal: Upon successful completion an entry level firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to begin their fire service career. Course Description: This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to basic information including an overview of the fire service, fire service history, it’s mission and organization, firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, tools, communications, work areas, and backing apparatus. This is the first of four levels (courses) in the curriculum. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 14 years old at start of course. Required Referenced Text(s): Essentials of Fire Fighting, Seventh Edition by International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA). Student Equipment & Supplies: Pen/Pencil, Notebook; Supported reference material and skill book (Must remain in possession of student until the end of all levels); helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles) required for all classes. Course is a PSFA CEU program. Total hours = 16, CEUs = 1.6

Class Details

4 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Public Safety Training Center

Cory Snyder 

CEUs : 1.6



Please read:  Summer PSTC • CPR not included in Summer Program, $65.00 tuition • Starts: Tuesday, June 4 at 6 p.m. • Tuesday & Thursday, June 4, 6, & 11, 13 6-10 p.m.



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Registration Closes On
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
6/4/2024 - 6/13/2024 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM Smithton, Public Safety Training Center  Map Cory Snyder  ClassRoom