ELIS and RIHM 2-8-22

Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS) & Hazardous Materials Awareness (RIHM) – NFA FSC 2459 & 0114

Lead Instructor: – Kevin Sibbett, John Matz (Hazmat)
Hours: 20 – Lecture-16.0hrs / Lab-2.0hrs

Prerequisites: Age 14 and up Gear: TOG

The goal of this program is to equip entry-level firefighters with basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to begin their fire service career. Through classroom sessions and practical fieldwork, the recruit/new firefighter will learn how to function safely and effectively as a support member of a fire suppression organization. This 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 and terrorism awareness. This is the first of four courses in the Curriculum.

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.

Non-Member Cost: $86.00 check made payable Schuylkill County Volunteer’s Firefighters Association on the first day of class.

Location Dates Time
Virtual & Schuylkill County Training Academy

125 Fireman’s Road

Frackville, PA 17901

2/8/2022                 2/10/2022

2/15/2022               2/17/2022



Tuesday & Thursday