Introduction to EMS Leadership

This program is a 6-hour course designed to provide the EMS provider with the tools necessary to become an effective EMS officer, leader, or mentor in today’s EMS environment. Topics include leadership skills, problem solving, communication skills, motivational techniques, and related topics. Attendance at all 6 hours is required for successful course completion. Course Length: […]

Vehicle Fires

This drill reinforces the hazards in extinguishing a vehicle fire. The potential hazards of dangerous cargo, stored energy systems and safe, effective fire attack will be discussed. Maximum: 20 firefighters

Vehicle Extrication

This field drill is designed to allow department members to practice their strategy and tactics when faced with an extrication scenario.  Members will be given the scenario and allowed to operate as per their department protocols and procedures using their equipment.  Instructors will act as safety officers during the evolution to ensure proper size-up, stabilization, […]

Taxpayer Fires

This drill is to provide firefighters with live fire training in a variety of commercial building types.  The scenarios allow for multiple commercial store fires with occupancies above for additional complexity in conducting fire operations within these type structures. Scenarios include below grade, first floor and upper floor fires and encompass fire development and fire […]

Standpipe Operations

This drill is designed to improve the proficiency level of the firefighter and the department while conducting interior fire operations utilizing a standpipe. A short classroom session will cover the fundamentals of the standpipe system, safety concerns and “tricks of the trade” associated with this operation. Students will then reinforce what they have learned under […]

Rapid Intervention Drill

This drill is designed to improve the firefighter’s ability to save a firefighter in distress. Rapid Intervention Crews will be given a scenario and will have to perform under fire conditions to rescue a downed firefighter. Scenarios are based on the curriculum from the RIT/Firefighter Rescue course. Maximum 20 firefighters

Private Dwelling Search

This drill will enable the Firefighter and Fire Officer to improve their ability to conduct an efficient and effective primary search in a Private Dwelling. Utilizing a fully furnished Cape Cod style home the students will conduct a primary search in a heavy smoke condition. Additionally, students will be required to remove multiple victims from […]

Mask Confidence Course

This course consists of a short PowerPoint presentation combined with an extensive hands-on portion designed to increase the firefighter’s proficiency with SCBA.  Emergency procedures and communications will be reviewed, and firefighters will be required to perform these actions as they proceed through the challenging maze.  In the maze the firefighters shall perform self-rescue evolutions, emergency […]

Low Rise Commercial Fire

This drill is designed to improve the firefighter’s ability to work safely and proficiently in a low rise mixed commercial occupancy. Firefighters and Officers will be challenged as they face different occupancies on each level. Students will be instructed on tactics to confront and overcome these obstacles to ensure a successful operation. The Officer in […]

LIRR Safety and Awareness

The class is aimed at emergency personnel who may be called to respond to an incident involving the LIRR. This program consists of a 3-hour class, including half (1/2) hour lecture and discussion followed by actual hands-on operations utilizing the LIRR Cars at the Fire Academy facility. The class will also concentrate on the safety […]