Non-Credit Course Catalog

Fire Science

Confined Space

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PA DOH CE Credits: FR 7. 5/EMT 7...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/18/2020

Cost
$75.00

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Confined Space Awareness

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PA DOH CE Credits: FR 4/EMT 4/ALS 4 This class 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
07/17/2020

Cost
$35.00

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Confined Space Res Technician

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This 40 hour program 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
08/01/2020

Cost
$525.00

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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
12/02/2020

Cost
$325.00

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Exterior Firefighting

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This 52 hours course is designed to introduce new firefighters to exterior fireground operations including self contained breathing apparatus, fire behavior, building construction, ladders, fire extinguishers, forcible entry, and fire streams and hoseline advancement.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/06/2020

Cost
$195.00

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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 of team on the fire ground or is preparing for their Fire Fighter I Certification Exam.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/26/2020

Cost
$110.00

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Fire Fighter Survival

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Fire Fighter Survival.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
06/13/2020

Cost
$110.00

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Fire Officer I Online/Blended

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This program is designed to prepare experienced fire fighters and officers for the tasks to become better trained as fire officers.  This program will emphasize the necessary skills for managing people, fire stations, and fire ground incidents.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
12/12/2020

Cost
$450.00

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Fire Officer II

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This 48 hour program was desinged 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
10/17/2020

Cost
$325.00

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Fireground Support

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This 32 hour entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including fire behavior, building construction, structual collapse, fire hose, water supply, communcation, ropes and knots, self contained breathing apparatus.  This is the second of fire levels in this curriculum Prerequisites Introduction to the Fire Service and Hazardous Materials Awareness...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
06/22/2020 - 09/26/2020

Cost
$170.00

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Flashover Recognition Trng

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2 Hours Lecture and 6 Hours Hot This course is designed to review fire dynamics as they relate to fire growth/development in structures and permits students to witness flashover conditions in a controlled environment.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/12/2020

Cost
$110.00

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HazMat Awareness

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This four hour course is designed for individuals likely to witness or discover a hazardous materials realease and who have not been trained to take any action beyond notifying the proper authorities.  Prerequisites: None Minimum age of student on the first day of class: 14.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
06/17/2020 - 09/23/2020

Cost
$35.00

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HazMat First Responder Oper.

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This 24 hour course satisifes OSHA's "Hazwopper" (29 CFR 1910. 120) NFPA 472 training requirements for emergency response personnel who are expected to participate in HazMat defensive/containment operations...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/15/2020 - 11/19/2020

Cost
$125.00

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HazMat Operations Refresher

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This 6 hour course will provide the first responder with the refresher traning needed to comply with NFPA 472 competencies for the first responder at the operations level and 29 CFR 1910. 120 OSHA'S Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), first responder operations level annual refresher training...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
08/08/2020

Cost
$55.00

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Interior Firefighting

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This 40 hour course is designed to introduce new fire fighters to interior firefighting operations including nozzles and streams, SCBA, rescue, ventilation, fire suppression, loss control, cause determination, and firefighter survival.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/27/2020 - 12/01/2020

Cost
$320.00

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Intro to the Fire Service

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This 16 hour 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 in this curriculum...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
06/15/2020 - 09/19/2020

Cost
$135.00

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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 effctively 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
12/12/2020

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 indentify and recognize emergency service personnel whose accomplishments in training and education meets or exceeds nationally recognized NFPA 1001 Standards for Fire Service Professional Qualifications.  In addition to registration; please submit an original/typed Certification application, including all prerequisites to the Shumaker Public Safety Center; Fire Training Unit...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/10/2020 - 10/23/2020

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.  In addition to registration; please submit an original/typed Certification Application, including all prerequisites to the Shumaker Public Safety Center; Fire Training Unit PRIOR to the test date...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/18/2020

Cost
$200.00

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Pump Operations I

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This 16 hour course is designed for those who may be beginning the operation of fire department pumps and those who wish to expand their knowledge of fire service pumps and pumping operations.  Topics include: principles of pumping, mechanical principles of pumping, function and operation of the fire pump and its accessories, theory of drafting, operator maintenance of the pump, hydrant operations, basic water systems, and basic principles of discharge...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
06/27/2020

Cost
$75.00

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Pump Operations II

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This 16 hour course is a continuation of Fire Service Pump Operations.  This class will focus on the advanced skills for fire service pump operation for those firefighters wishing to perfect their skill as a fire apparatus engineer or qualified pump operator...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/18/2020

Cost
$75.00

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Rapid Intervention Team Ops II

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This program is designed to build on the concepts covered in Rapid Intervention Teams I.  Also, this will give students the knowledge, skills and abilities to deal with more complex situations involving rapid intervention team operations...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
08/01/2020

Cost
$145.00

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Rapid Intervention Teams

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This program 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
07/08/2020

Cost
$35.00

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RIT Team Operations

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RIT Team Operations.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
07/11/2020

Cost
$135.00

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Rope Rescue III

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This 18 hour course provides students with the knowledge and skills to assist with patient removal from vertical situations.  Topics include top belay systems, load sharing and load distributing anchor systems, ascending systems, compound mechanical advantage systems and vertical rescue situations involving individuals trapped in an elevated position or haning in fall protection...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
06/13/2020

Cost
$145.00

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Structural Burn

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This course will enable the student to safely attack and extinguish an interior fire in a structure as a member of a single hose team.  Also, it will provide the student with a review and application of techniques used in safe fire fighting practices in an actual fire fire environment...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
08/22/2020

Cost
$175.00

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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.  Studes 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
09/18/2020

Cost
$35.00

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Trench Rescue

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This sixteen hour 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
09/19/2020

Cost
$145.00

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Trench Rescue Technician

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This forty hour program wil 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
11/07/2020

Cost
$525.00

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Truck Company Operations II

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This course is designed to build upon and refine the skills and the knowledge required for providing effective Truck Company Operations.  Students will perform practical evolutions in order to further refine their abilities to effectively and safely operate on the fire ground as a member of a truck company...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
06/27/2020

Cost
$145.00

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Vehicle Rescue Aware (NVRA)

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This class 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
09/22/2020

Cost
$125.00

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