State Certified Classes Scheduled

                    

Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT)    FSC 235 

Lead Instructor:Michael Kitsock 

Hours: 16 Hours, Lecture-8.0hrs / Lab-8.0hrs

Gear: Apparatus

Prerequisites: Age 18 and up

This course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators. This course provides instruction for emergency personnel who may be involved in operating emergency vehicles. Topics included defensive driving, emergency response, vehicle maintenance, and a driver training obstacle course.

**** Students must arrange to bring “apparatus” (not personal vehicle) to class *****

The class will be held at Seltzer Fire Company, starting September, 26 2017. Start Time is (1800 to 2200). Other Class dates: September 28, 2017 (1800 to 2200), September 30, 2017 (0800 to 1600).

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $51.00 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) ten days prior to the start of the class.

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 Awareness (RIHM) – NFA               FSC: 0114

Lead InstructorRon Radel

Hours: 4.0 (Lecture: 4.0hrs / Lab: 0.0hrs) 

Prerequisites: Age 14 and up

Gear: None

Text Book: Jones and Bartlett, Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations, 1st Edition

Description: This course will provide instruction in the basic skills of identifying hazardous material problems in a community. The student will learn to recognize the presence of hazardous materials and identify hazardous materials, as well as learn the associated hazard characteristics.

The class will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at McAdoo Volunteer Fire Company. Class Time is 1800 to 2200.

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $36.00 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).

The SCTA NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCTA 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 Ground Support:     (ELFG)                   FSC 2460 

Lead Instructor:Keith Oliphant 

Hours: 32

Gear: TOG & SCBA

Prerequisites: ELIS 

The goal of this course is to introduce entry-level firefighters to the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to fireground and hazardous materials emergency scene operations. This course will introduce new firefighters to fireground operations including fire behavior, fire extinguishers, water supply, fire hose, ropes, and hazardous materials. This is the second of four courses in the curriculum.

The first class will be held September 28, 2016 at McAdoo Fire Company. Class time is (1800 to 2200)   Other class dates are 10/01(0800 to 1600), 10/3, 10/7(0800 to 1600), 10/10, 10/13, 10/17.

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 Walkins Allowed) no later than two weeks (10 days) prior to start date.

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.

 

 

 

 

Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT)   FSC 235 

Lead Instructor:Albert Miscannon 

Hours: 16 Hours, Lecture-8.0hrs / Lab-8.0hrs

Gear: Apparatus

Prerequisites: Age 18 and up

This course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators. This course provides instruction for emergency personnel who may be involved in operating emergency vehicles. Topics included defensive driving, emergency response, vehicle maintenance, and a driver training obstacle course.

**** Students must arrange to bring “apparatus” (not personal vehicle) to class ***** 

The class will be held at SCESTC, Classroom # 4, starting September 30, 2017. Start Time is (0900 to 1700). Other Class dates: October 01, 2017 (0900 to 1700).

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $51.00 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 two weeks (10 days) prior to start date.

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.

 

 

 

 

Pump Operation I (PUOP)                         FSC 420 

Lead Instructor:Michael Kitsock 

Hours: – 16, Lecture-10.0hrs / Lab-6.0hrs

Gear: TOG

Prerequisites: 18 years of age, IST

This course provides the fire fighter with an introduction to basic pump construction and theory as well as operating techniques. Emphasis is placed on getting water to the pump, getting water from the pump for hose streams, and prevention of common mistakes in pump operations.

The first class will be held at Friendship Fire Company, Orwigsburg, October 02, 2017. Class start time is (1800 to 2200).Other Class dates 10/04/17 1800 to 2200, 10/07 (0800 to 1600). 

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $59.00 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 two weeks (10 days) prior to start date.

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.

 

 

 

 

Elevator and Escalator Rescue Emergencies           FSC: 0572 

Instructor: Sam Clark 

Hours: 16.0 (Lecture: 8.0hrs / Lab: 8.0hrs)

Prerequisites: Age 18 and up

Gear: TOG or Helmet, Work Clothes, Work Shoes, Gloves and Eye Protection

Text Book: Handouts provided by BCCC (Subject to change)

Description: This course is intended for the technician level rescuer to give them the ability to function accurately, safely, and effectively during rescue incidents involving this mode of transportation. Topics include: hazard assessment and size-up, resource management considerations, equipment identification, types of emergency responses, patient considerations, extrication procedures, crush syndrome, lockout/tag out procedures, pre-incident planning, and application of techniques and equipment through simulated, integrated exercises. 

The first class will be held October 07, 2017, at West End F.C., Mahanoy City. Class start time is 0800 to 1600 – Other class dates are 10/08 (0800 to 1600).

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 Walkins Allowed) no later than (10 days) prior to start date.

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 Awareness (RIHM) – NFA               FSC: 0114

Lead InstructorRon Radel

Hours: 4.0 (Lecture: 4.0hrs / Lab: 0.0hrs) 

Prerequisites: Age 14 and up

Gear: None

Text Book: Jones and Bartlett, Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations, 1st Edition

Description: This course will provide instruction in the basic skills of identifying hazardous material problems in a community. The student will learn to recognize the presence of hazardous materials and identify hazardous materials, as well as learn the associated hazard characteristics.

The class will be held Sunday, October 08, 2017 at SCESTC, Classroom #3. Class Time is 0800 to 1200.

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $36.00 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).

The SCTA NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCTA 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 Fighter Survival (SURV)                                   FSC 0202 

Lead Instructor: – Jim Misstishin 

Hours: 16 Lecture-6.0hrs / Lab-10.0hrs

Gear: TOG, SCBA, PASS, Spare Cylinder

Prerequisites: 18 years of age, EBM or FF-1 or equivalent – Student must have a copy of the certificate that meets the prerequisites for the first class to give to the Instructor.

This course is a comprehensive program dealing with the necessary knowledge and skills relative to rescue procedures needed for self-rescue. Emphasis will be placed on search techniques, communications, accountability/location and self-rescue procedures. Students must be in adequate physical condition to perform 100% of all practical exercises.

The first Class will be held at American Hose Fire Company, Tamaqua, October 10, 2017.  Class start time is 6:00 PM to 10 PM – Other class dates are 10/12 (1800 to 2200), 10/14 (0800 to 1600) 

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $40.00 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) 10 days prior to start date. 

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.