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Chapter 9 Fire Service T raining. Introduction. Training is a career-long commitment that all emergency service personnel must make We must gather and examine information available to us so we do not become a case history ourselves

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Chapter 9 fire service t raining

Chapter 9Fire Service Training


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

Introduction

  • Training is a career-long commitment that all emergency service personnel must make

  • We must gather and examine information available to us so we do not become a case history ourselves

  • Many fatalities have common denominators that have been recognized in previous fatality situations


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 1

  • Personnel and Positions in a Training Bureau

  • TRAINING BUREAU

    • Time and effort preparing firefighters

    • Plan, prepare, and present information

    • STAFF FUNCTION

    • Five-day-a-week schedule

    • Support the functions of line personnel


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 1

  • Personnel and Positions in a Training Bureau

  • OPERATIONS FUNCTION

    • Battalion training officers

    • Assess training and overall performance

    • TRAINING OFFICER

    • Aptitude

    • Positive attitude


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 1

  • Personnel and Positions in a Training Bureau

  • INSTRUCTORS

    • Learn from observing other instructors

    • Access information on training and instructional methodology

    • Some areas of expertise require civilian instructors

    • Professional qualifications: NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Professional Qualifications


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 1

  • Personnel and Positions in a Training Bureau

  • ELECTRONIC MEDIA TECHNICIAN

    • Valuable resource to any training bureau

    • Increased use of electronic media

    • LIGHT DUTY

    • Restricted from active fire duty due to injury

    • Assists in training and other bureaus


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 1

  • Personnel and Positions in a Training Bureau

  • INTERAGENCY

    • Jointly train with other agencies

    • Share expertise to gain knowledge

    • Fight fires together; should train together

    • Joint recruit training academies

    • Industrial fire brigades train with fire departments


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 1

  • Personnel and Positions in a Training Bureau

  • AMBULANCE COMPANIES

    • Sometimes overlooked when joint training takes place

    • Base meetings

      • Can gain advanced medical

      • information from paramedics

      • Air ambulance companies


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 2

  • The Need for Training in the Fire Service

  • TRAINING FACILITIES

    • Departments may contact local building owners

    • Larger number of personnel require a classroom

    • Drill tower

    • Burn building

    • Draft pit

    • Hazardous material props


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 2

  • The Need for Training in the Fire Service

  • OFF-SITE TRAINING

    • Wildland fire training

    • High-rise structures under construction

    • Use of a smoke generator

    • Harbors and ships

    • Aircraft firefighting


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 2

  • The Need for Training in the Fire Service

  • PURPOSE AND IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING

    • Change behavior

    • Safety

    • Size-up

    • Command presence


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 3

  • Technical and Manipulative Training

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    • Hazardous material training

    • EMS training

    • Building construction

    • Extinguishing agents

    • Cont.


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 3

  • Technical and Manipulative Training

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    • Inspecting or supporting extinguishing systems

    • Safety

    • Apparatus limitations

    • Communication systems

    • Written communications


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 3

  • Technical and Manipulative Training

  • MANIPULATIVE TRAINING

    • Hands-on operations

    • Equipment and tools

    • Evolutions

      • Hose and other equipment

      • Engine operator

      • Cont.


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 3

  • Technical and Manipulative Training

  • MANIPULATIVE TRAINING

    • Ladder truck operator

    • Wildland firefighting equipment operators

    • Realistic conditions

    • Stress drills

    • Safety


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 4

  • Adequate Level of Training Determination

  • CRITERIA FOR ADEQUATE LEVELS OF TRAINING

    • First criterion is whether it is being performed safely

    • Second criterion is the complexity of the job

    • Third criterion is with what frequency the job is to be performed

    • Personnel should be trained beyond the minimum level


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 5

  • Performance Standards Determination

  • PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    • Factors that determine performance

    • Time is a commonly used criteria

    • Acceptable percentage of errors

    • Safety performance standard

      • Zero tolerance


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 6

  • How Skills Are Developed

  • SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

    • Ability to use knowledge effectively and readily

    • A developed aptitude or ability

    • Become skilled through instruction, study, and practice

    • Physically fit


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 6

  • How Skills Are Developed

  • MASTERY OF TASKS

    • Serves as model or ideal

    • Perform to a set standard

    • Perform correctly, not on time

    • Student’s goal is to achieve mastery

    • Will advance to more complicated skills


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 7

  • Importance of Skills Maintenance

  • SKILLS MAINTENANCE

    • Constant review and practice required

    • SKILLS ASSESSMENT

    • Technical skills

    • Manipulative skills

    • Comprehensive test on both


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 7

  • Importance of Skills Maintenance

  • ONE DEPARTMENT CONCEPT

    • Standardization of procedures

    • STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

    • Written procedures specifying what to do

    • Department functions more smoothly

    • Reduces need for fire ground communication


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 7

  • Importance of Skills Maintenance

  • TRAINING RECORDS

    • Necessary to document training

    • Can be reviewed and assessed

    • Laws and regulations require specific training

    • Training records can be used in court of law


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 8

  • Training Level Applying

  • to Incident Effectiveness

  • INCIDENT EFFECTIVENESS

    • Overall purpose of training is incident effectiveness

    • Operations are performed efficiently and safely

    • Better tools and procedures

    • Properly trained firefighters will perform at a high level


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 9

  • Areas Where Firefighters Require Training

  • REQUIRED TRAINING

    • Many areas of emergency operations

    • Requirement by federal government

    • OSHA 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120

    • First responder operations (FRO) level

    • Average firefighter should train to FRO level

    • Cont.


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

  • Learning Objective 9

  • Areas Where Firefighters Require Training

  • REQUIRED TRAINING

    • Aircraft firefighting personnel

    • All rescue and firefighting personnel

    • Firefighting skills maintenance

    • Training safety


Chapter 9 fire service t raining

Summary

  • New firefighters will spend most of their time learning the skills necessary to perform the job

  • Firefighters will be instructed in the various tools and equipment required and how to use them

  • Exhibit a safety attitude and have zero tolerance for safety violations

  • Personnel training together from different areas of the jurisdiction should be emphasized


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