Non-Credit Course Catalog

WFD Fire Training

Confined Space Awareness

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This course will provide the participant with the information needed to identify confined spaces and assess the hazards associated with confined spaces in order to avoid serious injury or death.  Information will be provided and alarm procedures discussed for handling confined space incidents as a first responder...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/16/2021

Cost
$35.00

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Confined Space Res Technician

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This 40 hour course will cover the NFPA 1670 competencies at the Technician Level for Confined Space Entry and Rescue Operations.  Topics include preplanning, scene size-up and assessment, hazard control atmospheric monitoring, ventilation, respiratory protection, control of hazardous energy, entry procedures, patient management and termination considerations...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/31/2021

Cost
$525.00

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Confined Spaces

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This course dealing with rescues from confined spaces.  Subjects include definition, identification, needs, psychology, and techniques...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/17/2021

Cost
$135.00

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Education Methodology

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This 40 hour course teaches the fire fighter about adult learning, teaching techniques, preparation of instructional objectives and development of lesson plans to meet those objectives.  Various forms of audio visual aids will be demonstrated and each student will develop and present a teaching lesson...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
12/08/2021

Cost
$325.00

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Exterior Firefighting

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This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), fire behavior, building construction, fire extinguishers forcible entry, ladders, and fire streams/hose line advancement.  This is the third of five levels (courses) in the curriculum...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/06/2021 - 10/26/2021

Cost
$275.00

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Fire Fighter I Cert Review

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This course is designed to refresh and reinforce the basic knowledge and skills required by any fire fighter who wishes to work efficiently, effectively and safely as part team on the fire ground or is preparing for their Fire Fighter I Certification Exam.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/25/2021

Cost
$110.00

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Fire Fighter II Review

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This course is designed to refresh and reinforce the basic knowledge and skills required by any fire fighter who wishes to work efficiently, effectively and safely as part of team on the fire ground or is preparing for their Fire Fighter II Certification Exam.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
10/16/2021

Cost
$95.00

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Fire Ground Support

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This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including fire behavior, building construction-structural collapse, fire hose water supply, communications, ropes and knots, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).  This is the second of five levels (courses) in the curriculum...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/25/2021

Cost
$200.00

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Fire Officer I

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This 48 hour course is designed to provide current and aspiring officers and officer candidates from career, volunteer, federal and combination fire service organizations with an educationally sound, objective based course of instruction based on NFPA 1021- Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4 2009 Edition.  Prerequisites: Firefighter II (IFSAC or Pro-Board), Fire Instructor I, current Hazardous Materials Operations Certification (IFSAC or Pro Board) or yearly training and ICS 200-Basic ICS (or equivalent)...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
12/12/2021

Cost
$425.00

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Fire Officer II

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This 48 hour course is designed as a sequel to the Fire Officer I course.  It expounds upon the administrative and operational readiness challenges of a mid level supervisor (company officer/commander/captain) encounters on a daily basis...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
10/16/2021

Cost
$325.00

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Hazardous Materials Awareness

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The primary target audiences for this course are the First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police etc. ) who will witness or discover a hazardous substance/materials release...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/15/2021

Cost
$35.00

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Hazardous Materials Operations

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This course will provide training for first responders that respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property and the environment.  Personnel are trained to respond in a defensive fashion to contain the release from a safe distance, to keep it from spreading and prevent exposures...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/19/2021 - 11/20/2021

Cost
$125.00 - 140.00

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Interior Firefighting

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This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to interior fire ground operations including Self Contained Breathing apparatus (SCBA), Search and Rescue Procedures, Firefighter Survival, Ventilation, Utility and Loss Control, Origin and Cause, and Fire Control (Suppression).  This is the fourth of five levels (courses) in the curriculum...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/26/2021 - 11/16/2021

Cost
$340.00

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Intro to Fire Service

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This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to basic information including an overview of the fire service, fire service organization firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, tools and emergency lighting, and backing apparatus.  This is the first of five levels (courses) in the curriculum...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/11/2021 - 10/16/2021

Cost
$145.00

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NFA:Incident Safety Officer

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This 16 hour course will provide the company officer with skills to function effectively as the safety officer at fire department incident operations.  The primary focus shall be on developing skills through recognition of cues which affect personal safety (safety cues)...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
12/11/2021

Cost
$55.00

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NFPA 1001: Firefighter I Exam

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The purpose of this open challenge exam process is to identify and recognize emergency service personnel whose accomplishments in training and education meets or exceeds nationally recognized NFPA 1001 Standards for Fire Service Professional Qualifications.  Information on the certification process, prerequisites, and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook, and Application; located on the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy website...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
08/06/2021 - 10/22/2021

Cost
$200.00

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NFPA 1001: Firefighter II Exam

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The purpose of this open challenge exam process is to identify and recognize emergency service personnel whose accomplishments in training and education meets or exceeds nationally recognized NFPA 1001 Standards for Fire Service Professional Qualifications.  Information on the certification process, prerequisites, and study guide information can be obtained from study guide information can be obtained from located on the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy website...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
10/24/2021

Cost
$200.00

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Rapid Intervention Team Ops

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This course is designed to give personnel the essential knowledge, skills and abilities to function on the fireground as a member of a Rapid Intervention Team.  Staffing the RIT, searching for missing firefighters, accessing and assessing the downed firefighter rescue/removal procedures, and integrated exercises...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/10/2021

Cost
$135.00

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Rapid Intervention Teams

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This course is designed to prepare fire department personnel for implementation of a stand-by rescue team at structure fires and certain other incidents.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/08/2021

Cost
$35.00

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Trench Awareness

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This 4 hour course is an awareness level program that defines trench, the hazards associated with trenches, common misconceptions about trenches and the dynamics of earth movement.  Studies will be provided with a systems approach in dealing with trench incidents prior to the arrival of technical specialists...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/17/2021

Cost
$35.00

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Trench Rescue Operations

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This course wil introduce the students to the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively perform complex rescue operations in non intersecting trenches.  Topics include scene size up, hazard recognition and control, incident management, sheeting/shoring techniques and patient extrication and removal...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/18/2021

Cost
$145.00

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Trench Rescue Technician

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This course will cover the NFPA 1670 competencies at the technician level for trench excavation and collapse.  Topics include: scene size up, hazard recognition and control, soil classification, support operations, shoring of non intersecting and intersecting trenches, installation of supplemental sheeting and shoring, heavy equipment coordination, patient management and termination procedures...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
11/06/2021

Cost
$525.00

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Vehicle Rescue Aware (NVRA)

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This course will provide awareness level information and skills as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents.  Topics will include general vehicle rescue functions and operations incident management of the vehicle rescue scene, vehicle anatomy, design and construction, recognition and control of hazards relative to a vehicle accident and rescue incident...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/21/2021

Cost
$125.00

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Vehicle Rescue Ops (NVRO)

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This 20 hour course will provide operations level information and a skills as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents.  Topics include incident management , tools and equipment, vehicle anatomy/design, hazard control, patient access, care, packaging, disentanglement, extrication and termination...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
10/08/2021

Cost
$135.00

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