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FIRS 1313 - Firefighter Certification III (3-2-3)
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. General principles of fire apparatus, pump operations, fire streams, and public relations as they relate to fundamental development of basic firefighter skills. Familiarization of fire apparatus including pumpers, aerials, tankers and brush trucks. Please refer to the academy website at www.austincc.edu/fireprot for application process.
 
Fire Academy Fee: $90.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
FIRS 1319 - Firefighter Certification IV (3-2-3)
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, III, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. The study and application of equipment, tactics, and procedures used in forcible entry, ventilation, salvage, and overhaul. Please refer to the academy website at www.austincc.edu/fireprot for application process.
 
Fire Academy Fee: $90.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
FIRS 1401 - Firefighter Certification I (4-3-2)
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. An introduction to firefighter safety and development. Topics include Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, firefighter safety, fire science, personal protective equipment, self contained breathing apparatus, and fire reports and records. Please refer to the academy website at www.austincc.edu/fireprot for application process.
 
Fire Academy Fee: $90.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
FIRS 1407 - Firefighter Certification II (4-3-3)
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. The study of basic principles and skill development in handling fire service hose and ladders. Topics include the distribution system of water supply, basic building construction, and emergency service communication, procedures, and equipment. Please refer to the academy website at www.austincc.edu/fireprot for application process.
 
Fire Academy Fee: $90.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
FIRS 1423 - Firefighter Certification V (4-3-3)
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, III, IV, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. The study of ropes and knots, rescue procedures and techniques, and hazardous materials. Please refer to the academy website at www.austincc.edu/fireprot for application process.
 
Fire Academy Fee: $90.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
FIRS 1429 - Firefighter Certification VI (4-3-2)
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, III, IV, V, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. The study of the basic principles of fire inspection techniques and practices. Emphasis on fire cause determination. Includes fire protection systems, wild land fire, and pre-incident planning. Please refer to the academy website at www.austincc.edu/fireprot for application process.
 
Fire Academy Fee: $90.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
FIRS 1433 - Firefighter Certification VII (4-3-3)
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, III, IV, V, and VI to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. An in-depth study and practice of simulated emergency operations and hands-on portable live fire training exercises, incident command procedures, and combined operations using proper extinguishing methods. The course emphasis is on safety. Please refer to the academy website at www.austincc.edu/fireprot for application process.
 
Fire Academy Fee: $90.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
FIRT 1301 - Fundamentals of Fire Protection (3-3-0)
Orientation to the fire service, career opportunities, and related fields. Study of the philosophy, history and fundamentals of public and private fire protection. Topics include statistics of fire and property loss, agencies involved in public and private protection, legislative development, departmental organization, training and staffing. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1303 - Fire and Arson Investigation I (3-3-0)
Basic fire and arson investigation practices. Emphasis on fire behavior principles related to fire cause and origin determination. In-depth study of basic fire and arson investigation practices. Emphasis on fire behavior principles related to fire cause and origin determination. Students pursuing AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1307 - Fire Prevention Codes and Inspections (3-3-0)
Local building and fire prevention codes. Fire prevention inspections, practices, and procedures. Study of local building and fire prevention codes. Emphasis on fire prevention inspections, practices, and procedures. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1309 - Fire Administration I (3-3-0)
Introduction to the organization and management of a fire department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis on fire service leadership from the perspective of the company officer. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1315 - Hazardous Materials I (3-3-0)
The chemical characteristics and behavior of various materials. Storage, transportation, handling hazardous emergency situations, and the most effective methods of hazard mitigation. This is a basic course designed for first responders (police, fire, medical) to hazardous materials incidents. The course materials include an introduction to Haz-Mat, identifying hazardous materials, community risk assessment, command and control of incidents, and operations at incidents. Federal, state, and local regulations that apply to hazardous material will also be studied. Recognition of shipping containers and knowledge of labels, placards, and other marking systems will be learned. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1319 - Firefighter Health and Safety (3-3-0)
Study of firefighter occupational safety and health in emergency and non-emergency situations. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1327 - Building Construction in Fire Service (3-3-0)
Components of building construction that relate to life safety. Includes relationship of construction elements and building design impacting fire spread in structures. Exploration of building construction and design related to fire spread and suppression in various structures. Examination of potential hazards resulting from construction practices and materials. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1338 - Fire Protection Systems (3-3-0)
Design and operation of fire detection and alarm systems, heat and smoke control systems, special protection and sprinkler systems, water supply for fire protection, and portable fire extinguishers. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1345 - Hazardous Materials II (3-3-0)
In-depth study of mitigation practices and techniques to effectively control hazardous material spills and leaks. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: FIRT 1315. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1349 - Fire Administration II (3-3-0)
In-depth study of fire service management as pertaining to budgetary requirements, administration, organization of divisions within the fire service, and relationships between the fire service and outside agencies. This course is a continuation of the subject matter presented in Fire Administration I. It is designed to prepare the student for middle and upper level management challenges in the fire service. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: FIRT 1309. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 1353 - Legal Aspects of Fire Protection (3-3-0)
Study of the rights, duties, liability concerns, and responsibilities of public fire protection agencies while performing assigned duties. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 2305 - Fire Instructor I (3-3-0)
Preparation of fire and emergency services personnel to deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan. Includes the use of instructional aids and evaluation instruments to meet the Texas Commission on Fire Protection requirements for Fire Instructor I certification. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with Department Chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 2307 - Fire Instructor II (3-3-0)
Development of individual lesson plans for a specific topic including learning objectives, instructional aids, and evaluation instruments. Includes techniques for supervision and coordination of activities of other instructors to meet Texas Commission on Fire Protection requirements for Fire Instructor II certification. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with Department Chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: FIRT 2305. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 2309 - Firefighting Strategies and Tactics I (3-3-0)
Analysis of the nature of fire problems and selection of initial strategies and tactics including an in-depth study of efficient and effective use of manpower and equipment to mitigate the emergency. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with Department Chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 2333 - Fire and Arson Investigation II (3-3-0)
Continuation of Fire and Arson Investigation I. Topics include reports, courtroom demeanor, and expert witnesses. Students pursuing an AAS in Fire Protection must have an approved degree plan with department chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: FIRT 1303. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FIRT 2351 - Company Fire Officer (3-3-0)
A capstone course covering fire ground operations and supervisory practices. Includes performance evaluation of incident commander, safety officer, public information officer, and shift supervisor duties. Pursuing AAS in Fire Protection must have approved degree plan with Department Chair.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: FIRT 1309 and FIRT 2309. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014