Due to an ever-growing security conscious society, today’s firefighters will confront a variety of problems in gaining access to structures in emergency incidents.  This program covers the common forcible entry tools and specialized tools used in the fire service. In the course, a variety of locks, locking mechanisms and security devices will be demonstrated and reviewed.  First session can be given at Fire Department.  The second session is held at the Fire Academy and will be all hands-on.  The students will be using their Department equipment.  Full turnout gear is required for all.  Class size limited to 16 students.  All students will be evaluated during the hands on and must successfully complete each task.

*** EACH DEPARTMENT IS RESPONSIBLE TO SUPPLY ENOUGH LOCKS FOR EACH STUDENT.  THESE LOCKS WILL BE DESTROYED.

Course Length:           6 hrs

Prerequisite:               Firefighter I

Course #                     FA1200

Certificate:                 None