State Certified Classes Scheduled

Pump Operation I (PUOP)                             FSC 420 

Lead Instructor:Mike 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 Muir FC, on June 22, 2021. Class start time is (1800 to 2200).

Other Class dates: 6/24(SCESTC 18:00), 6/26 (SCESTC 08:00). 

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).

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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Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)                                   FSC 0202 

Lead Instructor: – TBD 

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 Klingerstown FC, June 23, 2021.  Class start time is 6:00 PM to 10 PM. Other class dates: 6/24 (1800 to 2200), 6/26 (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). 

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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Pump Operation II (PUOA)                              FSC 421 

Lead Instructor: – Mike Kitsock 

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

Gear: TOG

Prerequisites: PUOP

This course is designed to instruct the student in advanced techniques of operating fire pumps. Topics covered include friction loss, relay pumping, master streams, and elevated master streams.

The first class will be July 20, 2021 at Muir FC, start time is 1800 to 2200.

Other class dates:  07/22 (SCESTC 18:00), 07/24 (SCESTC 08:00) 

There is no fee for members of Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association, non-member companies the cost is $71.00 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.