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ISFC 8 Hour Course

This is a basic one day fire fighting course. The actual training can be customized to meet specific company needs.

Course Outline

  • Classroom (4 Hours)
  • Fire Behavior
  • Fire Tetrahedron
  • Definitions
  • Types of Heat Energy
  • Heat Transfer
  • Oxygen
  • Fuel
  • Classifications of Fires
  • Stages of Fire Development
  • Fire Control
  • Methods of Extinguishment
  • Extinguishing Agents
  • Portable Extinguishers
  • Types of Fire Extinguishers
  • Inspection of Fire Extinguishers
  • Extinguishers Operation
    • Use of Fire Hoses - hose line
    • characteristics, nozzles, general guidelines
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Standard Issue PPE
  • Bunker/Turner Gear
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

Practice Exercises

4 hours. Time may vary based on number of students.

  • Fire Evolutions
    • Pan/spill fire - extinguish with portable fire extinguisher
    • Engine fire - 2 person team extinguishes with portable fire extinguishers
    • Flange Fire (Propane/Liquid fuel) - extinguish with portable fire extinguisher, simulate valve closure
    • Hose handling procedures, nozzle operation
    • Wellhead fire - use of hoseline(s) to protect exposures
    • Emergency Refilling fire extinguishers in the field
  • Use of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Smoke maze and/or compartment search

Scheduled Dates: call for dates