State Certified Classes Scheduled

Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS) FSC 2459 

Lead Instructor: – Jim Misstishin 

Hours: 16 – Lecture-14.0hrs / Lab-2.0hrs Gear: TOG, SCBA

Gear: TOG

Prerequisites: None

Class Size: 24 Max. Students 

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.

The first class will be held August 11, 2020 at SCESTC, Classroom # 3 starting at 1800 to 2200. Other class dates: 8/13, 8/18, 8/20.

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 ACCEPTED).  24 Max. Students.

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.