Advanced Exterior Fire Brigade Member
The course provides general knowledge in the use of thermal protective clothing, SCBA and PASS device. Attacking an exterior fire, water supply, search and rescue, property conservation, fire scene overhaul, and exiting a hazardous area are all presented. The class further provides instruction in operating as a member of a rapid intervention crew, performing a fire safety survey, gaining access to facility locations, extinguishing an ignitable liquid fire, controlling a flammable gas fire, interpreting alarm conditions, extinguishing Class C fires, utilizing tools and equipment, and how to set up and use portable ladders. Good reading skills and study habits are essential.
Certification of Incipient Industrial Fire Brigade Member from the Louisiana Firefighter Certification Program or another agency accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)/ Pro Board is required to attempt certification at this level. Certified Incipient Industrial Fire Brigade Member from the Louisiana Firefighter Certification Program or another agency accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC).
It is strongly recommended that students have some level of industrial firefighting knowledge and experience before enrolling in this course. Students in this course are required to provide full set of PPE (pants, coat, boots, gloves, helmet and nomex hood) on both days of the course. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus will be provided.