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FT 180 Rescue Practices

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: FT 300 or employment as a firefighter

This course focuses on the identification and management of rescue situations, such as proper utilization and awareness of equipment, tools, and techniques to handle various rescue situations. Topics include vehicle extrication, water rescue, vertical rescue, building collapse, radiation hazards, hazardous materials rescue, fire situations including rapid intervention awareness, and other emergency situations.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Analyze, appraise, and evaluate fire incidents and components of emergency management and fire fighter safety.