NFPA Standard:1001, 2013, Chapter 5
Accredited: IFSAC: Yes NPQS: Yes
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Awareness, Operations
Description: Firefighter I will demonstrate the knowledge and ability to tie appropriate knots, don personal protective equipment including SCBA and firefighter turnout gear, understand the role of a firefighter I in the fire service organization, have a basic understanding of incident command, communicate with the use of radios and telephones during emergency and non-emergency situations, participate as a member of a team while extinguishing vehicle fires, exterior and interior Class A fires, ground cover fires, perform vertical and horizontal ventilation, establish water supply, perform overhaul and salvage operations and use a variety of tools.
Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Provide documentation of Completion of Basic First Aid and CPR Class. Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher