State Certified Classes Scheduled

Hazardous Materials Operations Level           FSC 472 

Lead InstructorRon Radel 

Hours: 24 – Lecture-16.0hrs / Lab-8.0hrs

Gear: TOG, SCBA

Prerequisites: 16 years of age, Haz-Mat Awareness

The goal of this program is to provide the First Responder with the training needed to comply with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. This program is designed to give the first responder the necessary skills to handle hazardous materials emergencies. After successfully completing this course you would be eligible to take the national certification testing for national certification in Hazardous Materials Operations Level.

The first Class will be held at Muir VFC, on October 24, 2020. Start Time 0800 Hrs. Other class dates: 10/25, 10/31.

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $60.00 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 SCESTC NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCESTC 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.

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CLASS IS FULL

Rapid Intervention Team Basic Training FSC: 0760

Lead Instructor – Jim Misstishin

Hours: 16.0 (Lecture: 12.0hrs / Lab: 4.0hrs) 

Prerequisites: Age 18 and up, EBM or Interior Firefighting: Live Fire Exercises (ELIF) or Interior Firefighting: No Live Fire Exercises (ELIF) or Bucks Basic Fire Academy or FF-1

Gear: TOG, SCBA

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

Description: This course is designed to provide fire fighters with the knowledge and skill objectives to safely perform rescue techniques to remove trapped or lost fire fighters during deteriorating suppression activities. Included in this course: RIT Team roles and responsibilities, evaluation of case studies, function during suppression activities, lifting and moving techniques, extrication support needs, team building skills, size-up techniques, and structure layout. The fire fighter will also participate in “live” scenario-based evaluations involving a down/trapped fire fighter.

The class will be held October 26, 2020 at Citizen’s Fire Company, Mahanoy City. Class start time is 18:00 to 22:00. Other Class Dates 10/28 (18:00 to 22:00), 11/01 (0800 to 1600). 

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $72.00 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 permitted.

The SCESTC NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCESTC 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.

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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 will be held at Muir Fire Company on November 01, 2020. 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 SCESTC NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCESTC 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.

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CLASS IS FULL

Heavy Vehicle Rescue Operations & Problem Solving FSC: 1014

Instructor: John Sileski

Hours: 16.0 (Lecture: 4.0hrs / Lab: 12.0hrs)

Prerequisites: Age 18 and up, Basic Vehicle Rescue: Technician (BVRT) and Special Vehicle Rescue (DHSV)

Gear: TOG or Extrication jumpsuit with Eye Protection

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

Description: The hazards and resource demands for extrication emergencies involving large and heavy vehicles will be reviewed in this course, as well as, vehicle design considerations, weight distribution hazards, payloads, strength points, and special hazard considerations. The course is designed for the experienced rescuer and incorporates various extrication strategies, operational tactics, and situational assessment techniques during integrated exercises. Exercise evaluations will be based on size-up, incident action planning, extrication strategies and tactics, patient packaging and removal, and termination. 

The first class will be held November 07, 2020 at Friendship Hose Company #1, Orwigsburg. Class start time is 0800 to 1600 – Other class dates: November 08, 2020 (0800 to 1600).

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $55.00 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 SCESTC NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 15 students The SCESTC 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.

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CLASS IS FULL

Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT) FSC 235 

Lead Instructor:Ryane Rumsey 

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 is being held in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Fire Police Association and will be held at Mt. Carbon Fire Company, 122 Main Street in Mt. Carbon starting November 14, 2020. Start Time is 0800. Other Class dates: 11/15 – 0800 to 1600 Hours.

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).

The SCESTC NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCESTC 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.

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Hazardous Materials Operations Level           FSC 472 

Lead InstructorRon Radel 

Hours: 24 – Lecture-16.0hrs / Lab-8.0hrs

Gear: TOG, SCBA

Prerequisites: 16 years of age, Haz-Mat Awareness

The goal of this program is to provide the First Responder with the training needed to comply with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. This program is designed to give the first responder the necessary skills to handle hazardous materials emergencies. After successfully completing this course you would be eligible to take the national certification testing for national certification in Hazardous Materials Operations Level.

The first Class will be held at SCESTC, Classroom # 3 on November 03, 2020. Start Time 1800 Hours. Other class dates: 11/05, 11/10, 11/12, 11/17, 11/19.

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $60.00 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 SCESTC NO SHOW Policy will be enforced. The required minimum class size is 10 students The SCESTC 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.

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