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Y110 - Fire Service Instructor I (24 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to deliver instruction effectively from a prepared lesson plan, given instructional aids and evaluation instruments; adapt lesson plans given unique requirements of the students; organize the learning environment given a learning situation; and comply with record-keeping requirements given records.

Y111 - Fire Service Instructor II (30 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to develop a lesson plan for a specified topic including learning objectives, instructional aids and evaluation instruments. Schedule training sessions based on the overall training plan of the authority having jurisdiction, and supervise and coordinate the activities of other instructors.

Y211 - Fire Officer I (40 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to assign resources at emergency and non-emergency situations, given simulated incidents, recommend members for member-related problems; apply human resource policies and procedures, given an administrative situation; direct unit members during a training evolution; implement departmental administrative policies and procedures at the unit level; determine preliminary fire cause; secure the scene, and preserve evidence; develop a pre-incident plan; develop an initial action plan, given size-up information for an incident and integrate safety plans, policies and procedures in to daily activities.

Y212 - Fire Officer II (40 Hours)
Designed to meet NFPA 1021, 1997 for Fire Officer II. Throughout the Course students will participate in various classroom activities, case Studies and exercises to reinforce the presented material. Topics include: the making of laws and a look at Missouri fire statutes, human resource management including budget preparation, employee appraisal and media release information, handling multi-agency incidents, fire protection systems and occupancy classifications, process for conducting fire investigations and identifying unsafe work practices and taking appropriate actions to prevent reoccurrence. Students will be required to complete a class project due within 2 months after the conclusion of the course as well as a pre-course assignment that includes developing a public fire education presentation.

Y305 - Incident Management System (20 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, student shall be able to define command procedures, define division groups and sectors; describe the expansion of IMS; describe the difference between single and unified command; develop an IMS organization structure using predefined resources; describe command options; define the responsibilities of the logistic section chief; base, lobby control, stairwell/corridor support and communication managers; utilize appropriate forms for base, lobby and communications; explain responsibilities of first arriving units; explain the duties of the incident commander in determining resources; developing strategy and tactics, and prepare a tactical command worksheet given a simulated incident.

Y306 - Advanced Incident Management System (24 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, student shall be able to define command procedures, define division groups and sectors; describe the expansion of IMS; describe the difference between single and unified command; describe the communication responsibilities at the Division/Group or Sector level; utilize IMS forms for Sitstat and Restat; define the role of the staging manager; identify the benefits of staging; identify resources within staging; describe authorities and responsibilities of the Planning section; collect, analyze and utilize incident information; develop an incident action plan; develop incident demobilization plans; assess incident situation, conduct initial briefings, plan meetings, define the process for transfer of command; describe the duties of the Liaison Officer; identify types of information needed; describe the duties and responsibilities of the supervisory information officer; prepare a safety message for an Incident Action Plan; and prepare a safety briefing.

Y307 - Command Staff Module of Y306

Y308 - Operations Module of Y306

Y309 - Logistics/Finance Module of Y306

Y310 - Planning Module of Y306

Y312 - Intro to Emergency Management for the Fire Service 16 Hours
This course is designed to identify basic definitions, concepts and systems utilized within the emergency management discipline. The course includes identification of hazards and risks, activities found within the four phases of emergency management. It addresses federal, state and local roles and responsibilities in a major disaster, with an emphasis on government coordination and the solutions to complicated problems that frequently arise in disasters. This 2-day course is designed for fire fighters, local jurisdiction officials, emergency managers, volunteers and other emergency service personnel.

Y313 - NIMS: Advanced Incident Command System (24 Hours)
This course addresses the functions of command within an Incident Command System (ICS). The focus of this course is on activating the necessary elements on the prolonged incident and the various forms and documentation to assist in the incident. Discussion includes the responsibilities of each section chief and the various branch, division, group and unit leaders, and includes a short review of ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course will provide a valuable command learning experience in a 'real-time' learning environment. The course is highly recommended for emergency response personnel interested in learning how to effectively operate within a fully functional incident command system.

Prerequisites: Participants are required to have completed either NIMS: ICS for the Fire Service or the Incident Management System course previously offered by MU FRTI.

ACE Credit Recommendation: 1 semester hour in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, in Fire Service Technology, EMS Technology, Emergency Management, or Public Administration. (MUFRTI's Incident Management System course is a prerequisite.)

Y314 - NIMS: Command and General Staff (16 Hours)
This course builds upon the Advanced IMS series. The emphasis of this class is on the roles and responsibilities of section chief functions at major incidents. Each IMS section, Incident Commander, Planning Section Chief, Operations Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief, and Finance/Administration Section Chief, will be discussed in detail. As part of this course, an intense activity designed to expand the incident management system to its full potential will be included.

Prerequisites: Participants are required to have completed either an NWCG Level 300 course or NIMS: Advanced ICS from MU FRTI

ACE Credit Recommendation: In the vocational and in the lower division baccalaureate/associate category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science, Fire Technology or Fire Administration

Y406 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations (24 Hours)
Course is designed to enable emergency first responders to operate in a defensive mode, minimizing harm to people, property and the environment while maintaining their own safety. The course is broken into two modules. The first (16 hour) module is designed to be delivered in a classroom environment and contains lecture material and activities designed to prepare the responder to take defensive actions at the scene of a chemical emergency. The second (8 hour) module is designed to provide the students the opportunity to perform many of the defensive actions commonly taken by first responders at emergency scenes.

Y409 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness (8 Hours)
This course will provide an overview to hazardous materials, identify responsibilities of awareness level first responders and describe the difference between hazardous materials incidents and regular emergencies. It will describe the various pieces of legislation affecting hazardous materials response and the effect legislation had on developing the hazardous materials standards of care. Recognition and identification of hazardous materials, including placarding, labeling, container shapes and the use of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) are included. This course exceeds the requirements of OSHA 29CFR 1910.120 and meets NFPA 472, 2002 edition. This course is 8 hours.

Y410 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Technician (40 Hours)
This course addresses 29 CFR 1910.120 subpart q and NFPA Standard 472. Lecture/participation/application of the following areas: hazards and risks, sources of assistance, personal protective equipment, hazmat terms, control and confinement, toxicology, decontamination, site safety practices, surveying instruments and assessment and mitigation. (The Missouri POST Program has approved this course for Approved Provider training credit, POST Control Number 706010949, for continuing education in the area of 24 hrs Technical - 2 hrs Interpersonal - 2 hrs Legal - 12 hrs Skill)

Prerequisites: Participants are required to have completed either the MU FRTI Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations course

ACE Credit Recommendation: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate category, 3 semester hour in Fire Safety Management, Fire Technology , Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Safety and Chemistry

Y610 - Vehicle Rescue Technician: Auto (16 Hours)
The vehicle rescue student, upon successful completion of this course, shall be able to establish scene control and successfully implement mitigation procedures in handling a vehicle rescue incident. This course meets NFPA 1001, and NFPA 1006.

Y627 - Trench Rescue: Technician (16 Hours)
This course will prepare emergency response personnel to perform rescue operations in trench and excavation emergencies of depths greater than 8 feet. The following topics will be covered: identifying the construction, application, limitations, and removal of supplemental sheeting and shoring systems; manufactured trench boxes and isolation devices; adjusting protective systems based on digging operations and environmental conditions; evaluating existing and potential conditions; coordinating the use of heavy equipment; and patient management. The course is designed to meet requirements of 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P, as well as Chapter 11.4, Technician Level, of NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents (2004) and Chapter 11, Trench Rescue, of NFPA 1006, Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications (2003). The curriculum for this course is from the Trench Operations curriculum from Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Technical Rescue and Trench Rescue: Operations

Y628 - Introduction to Technical Rescue (16 Hours)
Fire departments and rescue teams commonly respond to incidents involving collapsed structures, confined spaces, water, auto, and industrial entrapments. These can be grouped into a category called technical rescue incidents, which requires personnel with specialized skills and equipment. Many factors can lead up to the need for technical rescue, such as, industrial and transportation accidents, extreme sports and even Mother Nature plays a role in the need with floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes that can trap and injure many people. This course will introduce rescue personnel to the basic needs to perform at technical rescue incidents and will address Chapter 5 of NFPA 1006, Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, 2003 edition. The job performance requirements defined in this chapter must be met prior to certification as a Rescue Technician for any discipline. Participants of this class will learn rescue site operations, victim management, maintenance of equipment, and ropes and rigging through a combination of lecture, demonstration and practical skill exercises.

Y629 - Rope Rescue: Technician (24 Hours)
Technical rescues that involve differences of elevation may require the use ropes to access and evacuate victims. Special skills and equipment are required for these types of incidents. This course will address Chapter 6, Rope Rescue, of NFPA 1006, Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, 2003 edition. The advanced skills taught in this course include multiple point anchor systems, compound mechanical advantage systems, ascending and descending fixed rope systems, highline systems, and victim movement.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Technical Rescue

Y630 - Confined Space Rescue: Technician (24 Hours)
This course is designed to give participants working knowledge of the OSHA standard to facilitate operations with industry and other agencies involved with confined space rescues. Participants can expect to learn concepts and practical applications that will affect safe rescues in this unique and potentially hazardous situation. Class meets 29 CFR 1910.146 requirements, as well as, NFPA 1006, Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, 2003 Edition.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Technical Rescue

Y756 - Mobile Water Supply (12 Hours)
The mobile water supply operations student, upon successful completion of this course, shall be able to demonstrate effective mobile water supply operations for non-existent or inadequate water supply systems.

Y757 - LP Gas Emergencies (12 Hours)
Using prior knowledge, information gained in class and fellow firefighter help, the student, given the necessary equipment and resources, shall demonstrate the correct technique for size-up, incident command, communications, apparatus placement, water resources, hose handling, water application, safe attack, safe withdraw, and incident termination of an incident involving LP Gas consistent with the information explained in this course. This course is 5-hour classroom, 3 hour practical and 4 hour culminating exercise for a total of 12 hours.

Y758 - Rapid Intervention Team Tactics (12 Hours)
The RIT student, upon successful completion of this course, shall be able to identify dangerous situations and describe the uses for a Rapid Intervention Team and successfully demonstrate the self-rescue techniques.

Y759 - First on the Drug Scene - Awareness (40 Hours)
This course teaches the awareness level competency for illegal meth lab so appropriate action, at acceptable risk, can be taken at meth lab incidents. This workshop presents the hazardous chemicals, site conditions, human actions and physical hazards commonly found at clandestine drug labs. Elements of this class include regulations, guidelines, review of meth lab chemical and physical hazards, typical sites, weapons and bobby traps, persons at the labs, interagency corporation, and action plans to reduce the risk to the awareness level responders. This program provides specific training at the awareness level for persons who are competent under OSHA 29CFR1910 (q) to one of the four-responder levels: awareness, operations, technician, or incident commander.

Y760 - First on the Drug Scene - Operations (12 Hours)
This course teaches the operations level competency for illegal meth lab so appropriate action, at acceptable risk, can be taken at meth lab incidents. This workshop presents the hazardous chemicals, site conditions, human actions and physical hazards commonly found at clandestine drug labs. Elements of this class include regulations, guidelines, review of meth lab chemical and physical hazards, typical sites, weapons and bobby traps, persons at the labs, interagency corporation, and action plans to reduce the risk to the operations level responders. This program provides specific training at the awareness level for persons who are competent under OSHA 29CFR1910 (q) to one of the four-responder levels: awareness, operations, technician, or incident commander.