Arkansas Course List

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Y763 - Protective Equipment (40 hours)
The student will be able to safely utilize all the protective equipment necessary for the task to be performed on the fireground, while under the immediate supervision of an experienced firefighter.

Y113 - Instructor I (64 hours)
This course is designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform as a Fire Instructor I according to IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor 6th edition. Students will obtain the necessary information regarding the applicable laws, regulations, and standards applying to the delivery of training. Students will be provided information regarding trends in training and maintaining their professional competency through continuing education, networking, instructional development and delivery.

Y604 First Responder Course (40 hours)
This course is designed to instruct a student to the level of First Responder, who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care system. This curriculum includes the skills necessary for the individual student to provide emergency care with a limited amount of equipment. Specifically, after successful completion of the program, the student will be capable of performing the necessary emergency treatments at an entry level. This course ie designed around the First Responder: National Standard Curriculum developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Y407 - Haz Mat Awareness Certification course ( 16 Hours)
This course references NFPA standards; specifically, NFPA 472: Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials incidents, 2002 edition, which is required to achieve the Hazardous Materials Awareness certification level. The goal of the competencies at the awareness level shall be to provide the first responders with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform incident tasks safely.

Y408 - Haz Mat Operations (16 Hours)
This course references NFPA standards; specifically, NFPA 472: Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials incidents, 2002 edition, which is required to achieve the Hazardous Materials Operations level. The goal of the competencies at the operations level shall be to provide the first responders with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform incident tasks safely.

Y214 - Fire Officer I (80 hours)
This course is designed to meet the objectives as listed in NFPA 1021 for Fire Officer I. The program is divided into 19 modules, each covering the NFPA 1021 standards as listed in the objectives.

Y215 - Fire Officer II (40 hours)
This course is designed to meet the objectives as listed in NFPA 1021 for Fire Officer II. The program is divided into 15 modules, each covering the NFPA 1021 standards as listed in the objectives.

Y605 - Firefighter I ( 180 hours)
Essentials of Firefighter I: The Firefighter I course is structured for competency-based group instruction of the Firefighter I information presented in the IFSTA "Essentials of Fire Fighting" (4th Edition). It addresses the standards covered in NFPA 1001 (2002) Chapter 5 with the exception of those objectives related to response to hazardous materials at the awareness level (NFPA 472). The firefighter I will receive knowledge and skills to function as an integral member of a firefighting team under direct supervision in hazardous conditions.

Y606 - Firefighter II (180 hours)
Essentials of Firefighter II: The Firefighter II course is structured for competency-based group instruction of the Firefighter II information presented in the IFSTA "Essentials of Fire Fighting" (4th Edition). It addresses the standards covered in NFPA 1001 (2002) Chapter 6 with the exception of those objectives related to response to hazardous materials at the operations level (NFPA 472). The firefighter II will receive the knowledge and skills to function under general supervision.

Y659 - Pumper Driver/Operator (80 Hours)
This course is designed to provide the student Driver/Operator with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to inspect and perform preventative maintenance on a fire apparatus according to NFPA 1002 standards and IFSTA Driver/Operator standards. The student will be capable of performing routine test, inspections and servicing functions on the apparatus systems and components as specified in the manufactures specifications.