State Certified Classes Scheduled

Hazardous Materials Ops Annual Refresher Training FSC 737 

Lead InstructorRon Radel 

Hours: 6.0 – Lecture-2.0hrs / Lab-4.0hrs

Gear: PPE, SCBA

Prerequisites: Haz-Mat Operations Level

This course will allow a hazardous material emergency responder at the First Responder Operations Level to receive refresher training as required annually by federal regulation.

The Class date will be February 10, 2018, at Muir VFC. Class time is 0800 to 1400. 

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $50.00 per student; the Non-member Fire Companies will be invoiced for the class. The check is made payable to Schuylkill County Volunteer’s Firefighters Association.

Students must pre-register, (NO WALK INS ACCEPTED).

The SCTA NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCTA curriculum staff will contact the adjunct instructors and students ten days before the start of the course, if the required number of students has not been met.

 

 

 

 

Fire Arson Investigation (ARIN) 

FSC: 0733 

Lead Instructor: James Misstishin Sr. 

Hours: 16.0 (Lecture: 16.0hrs / Lab: 0.0hrs) 

Prerequisites: Age 18 and up 

Gear: None 

Text Book: Handouts provided by BCCC 

Description: This course will teach fire personnel to read patterns, cause, and origin, using actual burn sites. Identification will be practiced on different fire causes in buildings and in vehicles. This course is excellent for experienced fire officers and investigators.

The first class will be held January 23, 2018 at American Hose Company, Tamaqua, Pa. Class start time is 1800 to 2200. Other class dates are 01/25/18 (1800 to 2200), 01/27/15 (0800 to 1600).

NOTE: This course is open to Chief Line Officers ONLY.

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $20.00 per student; the Non-member Fire Companies will be invoiced for the class. The check is made payable to Schuylkill County Volunteer’s Firefighters Association.

Students must pre-register (NO WALKINS ACCEPTED) no later than Ten (10 days) prior to start date.

The SCTA NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 15 students The SCTA curriculum staff will contact the adjunct instructors and students ten days before the start of the course, if the required number of students has not been met.

 

 

 

 

Annual Bucks County Community College Instructors meeting / Schuylkill County 

Instructor: Matt Hatrak 

Class will be held January 24, 2018 at SCESTC, Classroom 3. Class start time is 6:30 PM to 09:30PM.

Bucks County will provide information on the upcoming year, Bucks changes, new classes, paperwork requirements for instructors.

Schuylkill County will discuss the new Burn Building and procedures for use.  

This meeting is open to approved Instructors on the approved Instructor list from Penna. State Fire Academy.

Instructors must pre-register no later than (10 days) prior to start date of the workshop.

 

 

 

 

Hazardous Materials Ops Annual Refresher Training FSC 737 

Lead InstructorJason Witmier 

Hours: 6 – Lecture-2.0hrs / Lab-4.0hrs

Gear: PPE, SCBA

Prerequisites: Haz-Mat Operations Level

This course will allow a hazardous material emergency responder at the First Responder Operations Level to receive refresher training as required annually by federal regulation.

The Class start date will be January 30, 2018, at Good Intent Fire Company. Class time is 1900 to 2200. Other Class Dates: 1/31/18 (1900 to 2200) 

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $50.00 per student; the Non-member Fire Companies will be invoiced for the class. The check is made payable to Schuylkill County Volunteer’s Firefighters Association.

Students must pre-register, (NO WALK INS ACCEPTED).

The SCTA NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCTA curriculum staff will contact the adjunct instructors and students ten days before the start of the course, if the required number of students has not been met.

 

 

 

 

Hazardous Materials Ops Annual Refresher Training FSC 737 

Lead InstructorJesse Zimmerman 

Hours: 6.0 – Lecture-2.0hrs / Lab-4.0hrs

Gear: PPE, SCBA

Prerequisites: Haz-Mat Operations Level

This course will allow a hazardous material emergency responder at the First Responder Operations Level to receive refresher training as required annually by federal regulation.

The Class date will be February 03, 2018, at Citizens VFC, Middleport. Class time is 0800 to 1400. 

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $50.00 per student; the Non-member Fire Companies will be invoiced for the class. The check is made payable to Schuylkill County Volunteer’s Firefighters Association.

Students must pre-register, (NO WALK INS ACCEPTED).

The SCTA NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCTA curriculum staff will contact the adjunct instructors and students ten days before the start of the course, if the required number of students has not been met.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Fire Officership (INFO)                      FSC: 

Lead Instructor: Darryl Jones 

Hours: 16.0 (Lecture: 11.0hrs / Lab: 5.0hrs) 

Prerequisites: EBM or Equivalent 

Gear:  Pen/Pencil: Note taking Materials 

Referenced Text: NFPA Handbook, 17 edition; IFSTA Company Officer, 2nd edition; Fire Command, Brunicini; NFPA Standards, Current Edition 

Description: Introduction to Fire Officership will give the student a basic overview of company officer responsibilities, personnel issues, their role in fire ground operations, and the development of a sound and effective administrative and fire ground organizational structure. 

The class will be held February 17, 2018 at Minersville Fire & Rescue. Class time is 0800 to 1600. Other Class Date: February 18, 2018 0800 to 1600.

There is no fee for this course; Bucks County Community College is sponsoring the course.

Students must pre-register (NO WALKINS ALLOWED).

The SCTA NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCTA curriculum staff will contact the adjunct instructors and students ten days before the start of the course, if the required number of students has not been met.

 

 

 

 

Schuylkill County Test Site # 27 Annual Evaluator Workshop 

Class will be held March 14, 2018 at Public Safety Building, 435 North Centre Street, Pottsville. Class start time is 6:45 PM to 09:00PM.

The State Fire Academy has scheduled webinars in coordination with the Annual Evaluator workshops for 2018.  The evaluators will still report to the Public Safety Building for the workshop, and the coordinators will still be responsible for administrative paperwork.

This will provide Test Sites and Evaluators the opportunity to ask questions and/or share comments or feedback regarding the certification program.  This will also help ensure the Evaluator update is standardized across the commonwealth.  At the conclusion of the webinar, the test-sites will then have the opportunity to do their site specific information. 

This Workshop is open to Current Certification Evaluators on the approved list of current Evaluators at the State Fire Academy.

Evaluators must pre-register no later than two weeks (14 days) prior to start date of the workshop.