Fire Fighter Level 1

This course is the first level in the firefighting practices program. The 10-day course is structured for competency-based group instruction of Firefighter 1 information presented in the Essentials of Firefighting. It is designed to provide the skills necessary to effectively perform the functions of a firefighter and to upgrade and re-align those skills with the changing times. 

Prerequisites: Active member of a Fire department within Nunavut. Must be 18 years of age and physically and mentally capable of performing the functions of a firefighter.   

Duration: 10 days. 

Teaching Blocks:

  1. Orientation & Fire Service History
  2. Firefighter Safety & Health
  3. Fire Department Communications
  4. Building Construction
  5. Fire Behavior
  6. Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment
  7. Portable Fire Extinguishers
  8. Ropes, Webbing & Knots
  9. Structural Search, Victim Removal & Firefighter Survival
  10. Scene Lighting, Rescue Tools
  11. Forcible Entry
  12. Ground Ladders
  13. Tactical Ventilation
  14. Water Supply
  15. Fire Hose
  16. Fire Streams
  17. Fire Control
  18. Loss Control
  19. Fire Origin & Cause Determination
  20. Fire & Life Safety Initiatives

No classes currently scheduled for this course