S-131 Firefighter Type 1
S-131 Firefighter Type 1 October 6 -7, 2021
PGC NW Training Center, 693 Polk Cutoff, Polk PA 16342
NOMINATIONS DUE: September 23, 2021
COURSE DESCRIPTION: S-131, Firefighter Type 1 is designed to meet the training needs of the Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) and/or Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5). Topics include operational leadership, communications, LCES, and tactical decision-making.
OBJECTIVES: Identify position responsibilities and demonstrate the ability to apply principles of Operational Leadership found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG), PMS 461. Describe how to incorporate and maintain open lines of communication with appropriate personnel. Identify Look Up, Down and Around indicators, and demonstrate the ability to apply the components of Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, and Safety Zones (LCES) as described in the IRPG. Demonstrate the ability to apply tactical decision-making procedures.
TARGET GROUP: Personnel desiring to be qualified as Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) and/or Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5).
PREREQUISITES: Currently qualified as a FFT2
DATES and TIME OF CLASSES: October 6, 2021; 10:30 – 16:30 & October 7, 2021; 0800 - 1400
COST: No charge for members of the PA Prescribed Fire Council
LODGING: Lodging is available at the training center for state employees at no cost. The rooms are bunk style, 4 to a room. Students interested in staying should make it known on their nomination form.
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