Fire Training Information
FIRE TRAINING COURSES
Apparatus Operator - Pump
Offers knowledge and skills essential to pump operation. Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 3, this course includes responsibilities of pump operators, hydraulics and friction loss, pump controls and accessories, fire streams, pumper practices, pumping from draft and pump evolutions, and using the fire pump at the fire hydrant. Demonstrations and practice sessions are included.
Starting Date: March 6, 2014
Instructor: Brendan Dunn
Trains fire police to perform their duties more effectively. It includes defining and interpreting terms, oath of office, relation to regular police officers, general duties, maintaining safe conditions at an emergency traffic direction and control, pre-planning, and various laws of interest to the fire service. Under the provision of General Municipal Law, Section 209-c, this course, when approved by OFPC, must be completed by every fire Police Officer who was appointed after September 1, 1980.
Starting Date: March 10, 2014
Instructors: William Wren and Anthony Sege
On-Scene Rehabilitation for Emergency Responders (OREO)
This course explains the why, when and how of rehabilitation for emergency responders (firefighters, hazardous materials, EMS, technical rescue, ice and water rescue, etc.). The course shows how and when to meet the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1500 Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Chapter 6-6, NFPA 1561 Emergency Services Incident Management System Chapters 2-8 and 9.
Designed for: Incident commanders, safety officers and emergency service personnel
Starting Date: March 11, 2014
Instructor: George Massarotti
Apparatus Operator-Emergency Vehicle Operation - Class is Full
Provides vehicle operators with a better understanding of the seriousness of emergency vehicle operation. Based on objectives from national Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1002 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 2, this course stimulated the thought processes to make student aware of the potential for tragedy and financial loss and of the legal and moral responsibilities encountered when operating an emergency vehicle.
Starting Date: March 12, 2014
Instructor: Steve Roys
Accident Victim Extrication Training - Class is Full
Provides hands-on training in motor vehicle rescue and extrication techniques while stressing the need for scene safety and vehicle stabilization. It includes rescue theory, rescue life cycle, new technology in automotive design and rescue tools and their uses.
Starting Date: April 7, 2014
Instructor: Chad Powers
Oneida/Herkimer County Firefighter Boot Camp - Class is Full
The Fire Coordinators offices from Herkimer and Oneida County have teamed up to provide a two week NYS Firefighter 1/ Firefighter Survival certification class. The class will be held during the day from 7:00am-7:30pm beginning each day at the Frankfort FD. This joint effort of State Fire Instructors, County Fire Instructors and training officers from local departments will begin on July 7-11 and 14-18 with graduation on Saturday, July 19. Each participant will be provided a Boot Camp Shirt as a duty uniform. Also meals and snacks will be provided through donations.
We are collecting sign-ups through March 31. No registrations will be taken after the cutoff. All registrants will be reviewed by the Boot Camp Committee and sent either an acceptance or rejection email. Please note that there will be a weekend class in June to review the outline for the course and begin the first few chapters. This date will not conflict with high school graduations and the date will be included in your acceptance email. Each county will be limited to 10 students per county. Oneida County will fill their spots on a first come basis.
Starting Date: July 7, 2014