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
12/02/2020

Cost
$325.00

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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 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
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
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
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
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
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...

Campuses
Any Campus, Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
08/14/2020 - 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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Rope Rescue I

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PA DOH CE Credits: FR 10/EMT 10/ALS 10 This course provides an introduction to rope rescue and current rope technology.  This hands-on course emphasizes personnel safety, rescue techniques and equipment, knots and hitches, anchor points, harnesses and rappelling, rope construction, rope strength, litter tie-in, belays, and extensive practical activities...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/12/2020

Cost
$100.00

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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 Co. Oper I/Fire

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This 16 hour course introduces fire fighters to the basic duties of a truck company.  Students will learn how to use hand and power tools, search and rescue operations, ventilation and overhaul activities...

Campus
Harrisburg Campus

Date(s) Offered
09/19/2020

Cost
$125.00

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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 - 09/29/2020

Cost
$125.00

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