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FIRE 100

This course provides an overview of the fire service, the professionalization process for firefighters, fire and emergency services organizations, and the roles and responsibilities of employees.  In particular, it focuses on the knowledge, attitudes and skills required of a firefighter with emphasis on Ontario.  In addition, legislation and firefighter safety practices are emphasized. 

After completing this course, the student shall be able to explain the science of fire behavior as it relates to recognizing stages of fire development, rapid fire behavior, and firefighting operational safety.

This course provides an overview of the basic components of fire ground operations within the structure of an incident management system.  Content will focus on fire ground operations.  Specific knowledge, attitudes and skills of the firefighter will be included.