Non-Credit Course Catalog

Fire Science

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
12/04/2019

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
02/29/2020

Cost
$195.00

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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
02/08/2020

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
02/01/2020

Cost
$170.00

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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
01/15/2020 - 01/22/2020

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
11/19/2019

Cost
$125.00

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HazMat Incident Commander

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This program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to be able to assume responsiblity and make decisions relating to the management of a hazmat incident.

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
12/14/2019

Cost
$200.00

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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
12/03/2019

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
01/11/2020 - 01/18/2020

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
12/14/2019

Cost
$55.00

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Online/Blended Fire Officer II

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This program is designed to provide officers with an educationally sound, objective-based course of instruction based on NFPA 1021 Standard, Ch 4, 2014 edition.  This program requires students to actively participate in interactive exercies in addition to submit numerous assignments...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
05/30/2020

Cost
$450.00

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