Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center Course Calendar http://www.lcpstc.org LCPSTC Cource Calendar Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:28:59 -0500 en-us Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT) http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Emergency-Vehicle-Driver-Training-EVDT-421 <p>Class Dates: April 24, 26 and 28, 2018</p> <p>Course Hours: (16) Weeknights 18:30 to 22:30; Weekends 08:00 to 17:00</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (24)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (18), Valid driver's license</p> <p>Registration Deadline: April 10, 2018</p> <p>This course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators. This course provides instruction for emergency personnel who may be involved in operating<br />emergency vehicles. Topics included: defensive driving, emergency response, vehicle maintenance, and a driver training obstacle course.</p> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:16:41 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Emergency-Vehicle-Driver-Training-EVDT-421 Interior Firefighter w/ Live Fire http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Interior-Firefighter-w-Live-Fire-430 <p>October 24, 28 and November 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 2017: Weekday sessions begin at 6:30 PM, Weekend sessions begin at 8:00 AM</p> <p>Course Hours: (40)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (18), Hazardous Materials Operations, Exterior Firefighter</p> <p>This (40) hour course is designed to introduce new firefighters to interior fire ground operations, including SCBA, rescue, ventilation, fire suppression, salvage, protective systems and firefighter survival.</p> <p>Registration Deadline: October 10, 2017</p> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:41:56 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Interior-Firefighter-w-Live-Fire-430 ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?ICS-300-Intermediate-ICS-for-Expanding-Incidents-579 <p>Class Dates: October 30, 31 and November 1, 2017</p> <p>Class Times: 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Class Hours: 24</p> <p>Prerequisites: ICS-200.A: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, Ver. 2, -OR- NIMS ICS for the Fire Service NFA (NICS-FS), -OR- Incident Command System NFA (ICS) plus NIMS An Introduction (IS-700), -OR- NIMS ICS for Emergency Medical Services (NICS-EMS), -OR- Incident Command System for Emergency Medical Services NFA (ICS/EMS) plus NIMS An Introduction (IS-700), -OR- an equivalent course(s) accredited by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), National Fire Academy (NFA), National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG), US Coast Guard (USCG), or the National Park Service (NPS). </p> <p>Course Goal: This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course Description: This course is designed to provide overall incident management skills rather than tactical expertise. The course will cover the implementation of the incident management process on expanding incidents, define incident types, and the development of an Incident Action Plan. Determining capabilities to match Incident complexity will be discussed. When and how to add appropriate ICS positions to match the complexity of the incident will be explored. The use of Incident Management Teams will be discussed.</p> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:55:52 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?ICS-300-Intermediate-ICS-for-Expanding-Incidents-579 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-550 <p>Class Dates: October 30 and November 6, 2017</p> <p>Class Hours: 6</p> <p>Class Times: 1900 to 2200</p> <p>Course Goal: This program was designed as annual core refresher training for students who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) Level 472 course. The refresher provides hands on opportunities to exhibit the practical skills learned as part of that program. JHMOR also includes a mission specific training element added to the core refresher review.</p> <p>Course Description: The primary target audiences for this refresher course are First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HM0) Level 472 course. The student will review previous learned information and skills associated with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. The HMORJB course consists of a HMO Core Refresher review (approximately 2 – 2.5 hours). The remaining hours of the class include a minimum of one of the Hazardous Materials Mission Specific competencies listed below. These mission specific options are provided as an ala carte menu to refresh/instruct one of the following subject areas: (1) Air Monitoring, (2) Product Control, (3) Mass Decontamination, (4) Technical Decontamination, and (5) Victim Rescue and Recovery. It is recommended you work with the requesting organization to determine which option will be instructed.</p> <p>This is an offiste program, contact the New Danville FD directly for seating availability.</p> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:24:44 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-550 ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff, Complex Incidents and MACS http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?ICS-400-Advanced-ICS-for-Command-and-General-Staff-Complex-Incidents-and-MACS-580 <p>Class Dates: November 2 and 3, 2017</p> <p>Class Times: 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Class hours: 16 </p> <p>Prerequisites: ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents or An equivalent 300 level course accredited by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), National Fire Academy (NFA), National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG), US Coast Guard (USCG), or the National Park Service (NPS).</p> <p>Course Description: This course will discuss how major incidents pose special management challenges. It will explore the circumstances in which an Area Command is established and describe the circumstances in which multi-agency coordination systems are established.</p> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:36:53 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?ICS-400-Advanced-ICS-for-Command-and-General-Staff-Complex-Incidents-and-MACS-580 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-537 <p>Class Dates: November 13 and 15, 2017</p> <p>Class Hours: 6</p> <p>Class Times: 18:30 to 21:30</p> <p>Course Goal: This program was designed as annual core refresher training for students who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) Level 472 course. The refresher provides hands on opportunities to exhibit the practical skills learned as part of that program. JHMOR also includes a mission specific training element added to the core refresher review.</p> <p>Course Description: The primary target audiences for this refresher course are First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HM0) Level 472 course. The student will review previous learned information and skills associated with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. The HMORJB course consists of a HMO Core Refresher review (approximately 2 – 2.5 hours). The remaining hours of the class include a minimum of one of the Hazardous Materials Mission Specific competencies listed below. These mission specific options are provided as an ala carte menu to refresh/instruct one of the following subject areas: (1) Air Monitoring, (2) Product Control, (3) Mass Decontamination, (4) Technical Decontamination, and (5) Victim Rescue and Recovery. It is recommended you work with the requesting organization to determine which option will be instructed.</p> <p>This is an offiste program, contact the Elizabethtown FD directly for seating availability.</p> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:20:01 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-537 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-552 <p>Class Dates: November 6 and 13, 2017</p> <p>Class Hours: 6</p> <p>Class Times: 19:00 to 22:00</p> <p>Course Goal: This program was designed as annual core refresher training for students who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) Level 472 course. The refresher provides hands on opportunities to exhibit the practical skills learned as part of that program. JHMOR also includes a mission specific training element added to the core refresher review.</p> <p>Course Description: The primary target audiences for this refresher course are First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HM0) Level 472 course. The student will review previous learned information and skills associated with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. The HMORJB course consists of a HMO Core Refresher review (approximately 2 – 2.5 hours). The remaining hours of the class include a minimum of one of the Hazardous Materials Mission Specific competencies listed below. These mission specific options are provided as an ala carte menu to refresh/instruct one of the following subject areas: (1) Air Monitoring, (2) Product Control, (3) Mass Decontamination, (4) Technical Decontamination, and (5) Victim Rescue and Recovery. It is recommended you work with the requesting organization to determine which option will be instructed.</p> <p>This is an offiste program, contact the Bainbridge FD directly for seating availability.</p> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:17:47 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-552 Firefighter I Certification http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Firefighter-I-Certification-447 <p>Written Test: November 16, 2017 at 1830</p> <p>Practical Skills: November 18, 2017 at 0800</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Pre-requisites (see PASFA handbook for additional details)</strong></span></p> <p>Current Haz Mat Operations re-fresher or full operations class or certification within one year of test date</p> <p>Current CPR and Basic First Aid</p> <p>Completed Interior Firefighter (or other approved class)</p> <p>Candidates must complete a LCPSTC class registration to reserve a seat in addition to the PASFA FFI application</p> <p><a href="/cmsAdmin/uploads/firefighter-i-candidate-handbook.pdf"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Candidate Handbook</span></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20I%20Application.pdf">http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20I%20Application.pdf</a></p> <p><strong>Fully completed (typed) PASFA Firefighter I applications are due to LCPSTC by October 26, 2017</strong></p> <p></p> Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:18:47 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Firefighter-I-Certification-447 Incident Safety Officer (ISO) http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Incident-Safety-Officer-ISO-460 <p>This course focuses on the duties of the person who finds him/herself in the role of the responding safety officer at the scene of an incident. It is an incident-specific, scene-oriented course designed to teach what a safety officer on the scene needs to know and be able to do, using scenario to convey instructional points. Students should be experienced company officers, familiar with safety issues, the Incident Command System, hazardous materials management, and applicable NFPA standards and federal regulations.</p> <p>November 18 and 19, 2017 (0800 to 1700) </p> <p>Course Hours: (16)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (18), NICS-FS or NICS-EMS or ICS and training to the Haz-Mat First Responder Operations level</p> <p>Registration Deadline: November 4, 2017</p> <p>Course fee includes an IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Safety Officer, 2nd Edition manual and lunch both days.</p> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:24:07 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Incident-Safety-Officer-ISO-460 Transportation Rail Incident Preparedness and Response: Flammable Liquid Unit Trains Training Program http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Transportation-Rail-Incident-Preparedness-and-Response-Flammable-Liquid-Unit-Trains-Training-Program-567 <p>Class Date: November 18, 2017</p> <p>Class Times: 0800 to 1700</p> <p>A key component of this class is to learn from past experiences and to leverage the expertise of public safety agencies, rail carriers, and industry subject matter experts in order to prepare first responders to safely manage unit train rail incidents involving commodities such as crude oil and ethanol.</p> <p><a href="http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Marcellus%20Shale%20Training%20and%20Resources/Documents/AEER%20Fillable%20Application%20as%20of%20March%202017.pdf">http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Marcellus%20Shale%20Training%20and%20Resources/Documents/AEER%20Fillable%20Application%20as%20of%20March%202017.pdf</a></p> <p>To register please complete the online application and click "submit"<br />or<br />Attach application and email to Terri Brooks at vog.ap@skoorbet<br />or<br />Send application via U.S. mail to:<br />Terri Brooks<br />PA State Fire Academy<br />1150 Riverside Drive<br />Lewistown, Pa 17044<br />Register early! Minimum enrollment must be met by October 27, 2017</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:36:56 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Transportation-Rail-Incident-Preparedness-and-Response-Flammable-Liquid-Unit-Trains-Training-Program-567 Advanced Fire Police http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Advanced-Fire-Police-510 <p>Class Dates: December 5, 7, 12, 14, 2017</p> <p>Class Times: 18:30 to 22:30</p> <p>Course Hours: (16)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (18) and Basic Fire Police</p> <p>Registration Deadline: November 21, 2017</p> <p>Advanced Fire Police – this will be the pilot for a completely revised program, revised by the State Fire Academy using a panel of experts. This program begins where the new Basic Fire Police program ends, providing more depth to the overall mission of Fire Police.</p> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:15:12 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Advanced-Fire-Police-510 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-564 <p>Class Dates: December 11 and 18, 2017</p> <p>Class Hours: 6</p> <p>Class Times: 18:30 to 21:30</p> <p>Course Goal: This program was designed as annual core refresher training for students who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) Level 472 course. The refresher provides hands on opportunities to exhibit the practical skills learned as part of that program. JHMOR also includes a mission specific training element added to the core refresher review.</p> <p>Course Description: The primary target audiences for this refresher course are First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HM0) Level 472 course. The student will review previous learned information and skills associated with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. The HMORJB course consists of a HMO Core Refresher review (approximately 2 – 2.5 hours). The remaining hours of the class include a minimum of one of the Hazardous Materials Mission Specific competencies listed below. These mission specific options are provided as an ala carte menu to refresh/instruct one of the following subject areas: (1) Air Monitoring, (2) Product Control, (3) Mass Decontamination, (4) Technical Decontamination, and (5) Victim Rescue and Recovery. It is recommended you work with the requesting organization to determine which option will be instructed.</p> <p>This is an offiste program, contact the Gap FD directly for seating availability.</p> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:21:30 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-564 Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals & Strategies http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Dynamics-Fundamentals-and-Strategies-458 <p>December 16, 2017</p> <p>Course Hours: (6)</p> <p>Class Times: 09:00 to 16:00</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (14) and Exterior FF </p> <p>Registration Deadline: December 1, 2017</p> <p><br />This program provides the firefighter with the knowledge related to the dynamics of fire and fire development and growth. It will introduce new terminology related to fire dynamics, ventilation, flow paths, door control, transitional fire attack, basement fires and new concepts for developing strategy and tactics.</p> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:58:15 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Dynamics-Fundamentals-and-Strategies-458 The Art of Reading Buildings http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?The-Art-of-Reading-Buildings-575 <p>SATURDAY DECEMBER 9, 2017 (0830—1630)</p> <p>Expanding on 'The Art of Reading Smoke' programs, this program focuses on a practical approach to reading a building, recognizing and understanding its attributes in developing an accurate fire-ground size-up to support operations. Chief Dodson will present 'street-wise' lessons for firstdue company officers, incident commanders, and safety officers that will enable YOU to forecast and anticipate a structures reaction when attacked by fire.</p> <p>REGISTRATION:<br />To Register, provide a list of names on organization letterhead along with a check (payable to LCPSTC Foundation) for $90.00 per person and send to:<br />LCPSTC—The Art of Reading Buildings<br />101 Champ Blvd.<br />NOTE: Space is limited, so register early.</p> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:11:15 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?The-Art-of-Reading-Buildings-575 Carbon Monoxide Emergency Response http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Carbon-Monoxide-Emergency-Response-583 <p>Class Date: January 17, 2018 </p> <p>Class Times: 1830 to 2130</p> <p>Class Hours: 3</p> <p>The course is designed to familiarize the student with a conceptual understanding of the technology, the purpose and operation of a residential CO detector, information regarding fire department dispatch decisions, considerations for response, considerations for investigation, a framework for working with outside agency assistance and resources for public education. The course is designed to give responders the information needed to effectively and safely respond to incidents involving the known or suspected presence of carbon monoxide; particularly the activation of residential carbon monoxide alarms.</p> <p>Registration Deadline: January 3, 2018 </p> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:51:49 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Carbon-Monoxide-Emergency-Response-583 Introduction to the Fire Service http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Introduction-to-the-Fire-Service-431 <p>January 23, 25 and 27, 2018</p> <p>Class Times: 1830 to 2230 weeknights; 0800 to 1700 weekends </p> <p>Course Hours: (16)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (14)</p> <p>Registration Deadline: January 9, 2018</p> <p>The goal of this program is to equip entry level firefighters with the basic knowledge, skills and abilities to begin their fire service career.  Through classroom sessions and practical fieldwork, the new firefighter will learn how to function safely and effectively as a support member of a fire suppression organization.  This course is designed to introduce new firefighters to basic information including an overview of the fire service, the fire service organization, firefighter safety and personal protective equipment.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:10:09 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Introduction-to-the-Fire-Service-431 Hazardous Materials Awareness http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Awareness-464 <p>January 24, 2018: Session begins at 18:15 PM</p> <p>Course Hours: (4)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (14)</p> <p>This course will provide instruction in the basic skills of identifying hazardous material problems in a community. The student will learn to recognize the presence of hazardous materials and identify hazardous materials, as well as learn the associated hazard characteristics.</p> <p>This is an offsite class, contact the Fivepointville EMS for seating availbility. </p> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:15:53 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Awareness-464 Fire Company Officer 4 (NFPA 1021) http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Company-Officer-4-NFPA-1021-578 <p>Class Dates: January 29, 30, 31, February 1 and 2, 2018</p> <p>Class Hours: 40</p> <p>Class Times: 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Course Prerequisites:<br />Age (18), Candidate must possess a nationally recognized certification to the Fire Company Officer 3 level in accordance with NFPA 1021 through IFSAC or Pro-Board. Successful completion of an ICS 300 course.</p> <p>Course Cost: $400 per person, includes; certification fee, IFSTA Chief Officer 3rd Edition manual, light breakfast and lunch each day of class.<br />• Active BCCC Instructors may be eligible for a certification fee waiver, contact your field supervisor for additional details.<br />• Members of fire departments with BCCC training plans may be eligible for a certification fee waiver, contact BCCC for additional details.<br />• A discount may be applied for students in possession of the IFSTA manual from a previous class.</p> <p>Registration Deadline: January 12, 2018</p> <p></p> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:02:27 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Company-Officer-4-NFPA-1021-578 Hazardous Materials Awareness http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Awareness-440 <p>Class Date: January 30, 2018</p> <p>Class Times: 1830 to 2230</p> <p>Course Hours: 4</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (14)</p> <p>Registration Deadline: January 16, 2018</p> <p>This course will provide instruction in the basic skills of identifying hazardous material problems in a community. The student will learn to recognize the presence of hazardous materials and identify hazardous materials, as well as learn the associated hazard characteristics</p> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:58:21 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Awareness-440 Trench Rescue Awareness http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Trench-Rescue-Awareness-582 <p>Class Date: January 31, 2018 </p> <p>Class Times: 1830 to 2230 </p> <p>Class Hours: 4 </p> <p>This 4 hour course is an awareness level program that defines trench, the hazards associated with trenches, common misconceptions about trenches and the dynamics of earth movement. Studes will be provided with a systems approach in dealing with trench incidents prior to the arrival of technical specialists.</p> <p>Minimum age of student on the first day of class: 14</p> <p>Registration Deadline: January 17, 2018 </p> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:34:55 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Trench-Rescue-Awareness-582 Hazards Materials Awareness Re-fresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazards-Materials-Awareness-Re-fresher-569 <p>Class Date: February 1, 2018</p> <p>Class Times: 18:30 to 20:30</p> <p>Class Hours: 2</p> <p>Course Goal: The goal of the Hazardous Materials Awareness Refresher (HMARJB) course is to refresh student knowledge in hazardous materials responses in accordance with requirements of annual refresher training as identified by regulating agencies. This course will meet the requirement for annual review under 29 CFR 1910.120 and the educational requirements of NFPA 472 standard to the Awareness Level. Course Description: The primary target audiences for this course are the First Responders who have successfully completed a Hazardous Materials Awareness course. Student will review the knowledge and skill requirements for effective scene and response management.</p> <p><br />Description of Methodology: The methodology for this course consists of lecture, discussion and supervised practice using ERG and SDS exercise.</p> <p>This is an offisite class, contact the Fivepointville EMS for seating availability.</p> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:11:57 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazards-Materials-Awareness-Re-fresher-569 Fire Ground Support http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Ground-Support-570 <p>February 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 and March 3, 2018</p> <p>Weekday sessions begin at 6:30 PM, Weekend session begins at 8:00 AM</p> <p>Course Hours: (32)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (14), Introduction to the Fire Service, Hazardous Materials Awareness</p> <p>Registration Deadline: January 25, 2018</p> <p>This (32) hour course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including fire behavior, fire extinguishers, water supply, fire hose, ropes.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:37:44 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Ground-Support-570 Hazardous Materials Awareness Refresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Awareness-Refresher-547 <p>Class Date: February 10, 2018</p> <p>Class Hours: 2</p> <p>Class Times: 0800 to 1000</p> <p>Course Goal: The goal of the Hazardous Materials Awareness Refresher (HMARJB) course is to refresh student knowledge in hazardous materials responses in accordance with requirements of annual refresher training as identified by regulating agencies. This course will meet the requirement for annual review under 29 CFR 1910.120 and the educational requirements of NFPA 472 standard to the Awareness Level.</p> <p>Course Description: The primary target audiences for this course are the First Responders who have successfully completed a Hazardous Materials Awareness course. Student will review the knowledge and skill requirements for effective scene and response management.</p> <p>This is an offsite class, contact the Blue Rock FD directly for seating availability.</p> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:01:53 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Awareness-Refresher-547 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-516 <p>Class Dates: February 19 and 26, 2018</p> <p>Class Hours: 6</p> <p>Class Times: 18:30 to 22:30 </p> <p>Course Description: The primary target audiences for this refresher course are First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HM0) Level 472 course. The student will review previous learned information and skills associated with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. The HMORJB course consists of a HMO Core Refresher review (approximately 2 – 2.5 hours). The remaining hours of the class include a minimum of one of the Hazardous Materials<br />Mission Specific competencies listed below. These mission specific options are provided as an ala carte menu to refresh/instruct one of the following subject areas: (1) Air Monitoring, (2) Product Control, (3) Mass Decontamination, (4) Technical Decontamination, and (5) Victim Rescue and Recovery. It is recommended you work with the requesting organization to determine which option will be instructed.</p> <p>This is an offsite program, contact the MTFR for seating availability, not LCPSTC. </p> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:00:01 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-516 Bus Rescue http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Bus-Rescue-488 <p>Class dates and time: March 5 and 7, 1830 to 2230; March 10, 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Class hours: 16</p> <p>Prerequisites: BVRO or VRES</p> <p>Course Goal: Define potential and known problems for rescuers at bus accidents. Allow students to develop knowledge in design of buses. Allow students to pre-plan for such incidents.<br />Description of Course: The student will be able to: Define the scope to which buses are used daily, understand the different types of construction used to make the buses and learn to gain access, extricate, stabilize, as required.</p> <p>The May 13 session will also include the use of a heavy wrecker in practical applications. </p> <p>Registration Deadline: February 19, 2018</p> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:14:08 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Bus-Rescue-488 Exterior Firefighter http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Exterior-Firefighter-466 <p>Course Dates: March 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 April 3, 5, 7, 2018</p> <p>Weekday Sessions begin at 6:30 PM, Weekend sessions begin at 8:00 AM</p> <p>Course Hours: (52)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (14), Fireground Support, NIMS 700, ICS 100</p> <p>Registration Deadline: February 20, 2018</p> <p>This course is designed to introduce new firefighters to exterior fireground operations including ladders, forcible entry, fire behavior, fire extinguishers, SCBA, fire streams, hoseline advancement and utility control.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:43:44 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Exterior-Firefighter-466 Fire Fighter 2 Certification http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Fighter-2-Certification-454 <p>Pre-requisites (see FF 2 handbook for specifc classes/courses accepted) <br />1. Incident Command System Course - Successful completion of one of the following are courses:<br />2. Fire Fighter I Certification – Candidates must be certified at the Firefighter I level.<br />3. Current Hazardous Materials Operations Level Training and/or Certification. <br />4. Vehicle Rescue Operations – Candidate must have completed one of the following courses.   <br />5. Fire Department Communications – A candidate must attach a copy of his/her fire department's incident ("run") report for and actual incident, properly completed by the canidate.<br />6. Fire Prevention, Preparedness, and Maintenance<br />    a. Residential– Conduct a fire safety plan of a private dwelling.                   <br />    b. Commercial – Conduct a Pre-incident survey and fire safety inspection of a commercial building in your area. </p> <p><a href="http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20II%20Application.pdf">Application</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20II%20Candidate%20Handbook.pdf">Handbook</a></p> <p>March 15, 2018 - Written Exam (1830 to 2230)</p> <p>March 17, 2018 - Practical Testing (0800 to 1600) </p> <p>PASFA FF2 application and LCPSTC course registration are due by February 28, 2018</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:10:58 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Fighter-2-Certification-454 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-556 <p>Class Dates: March 19 and 26, 2018</p> <p>Class Hours: 6</p> <p>Class Times: 18:30 to 21:30</p> <p>Course Goal: This program was designed as annual core refresher training for students who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) Level 472 course. The refresher provides hands on opportunities to exhibit the practical skills learned as part of that program. JHMOR also includes a mission specific training element added to the core refresher review.</p> <p>Course Description: The primary target audiences for this refresher course are First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) who have taken a Hazardous Materials Operations (HM0) Level 472 course. The student will review previous learned information and skills associated with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. The HMORJB course consists of a HMO Core Refresher review (approximately 2 – 2.5 hours). The remaining hours of the class include a minimum of one of the Hazardous Materials Mission Specific competencies listed below. These mission specific options are provided as an ala carte menu to refresh/instruct one of the following subject areas: (1) Air Monitoring, (2) Product Control, (3) Mass Decontamination, (4) Technical Decontamination, and (5) Victim Rescue and Recovery. It is recommended you work with the requesting organization to determine which option will be instructed.</p> <p>This is an offiste program, contact the MTFR directly for seating availability.</p> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:03:10 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-Refresher-556 Truck Company Operations I http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Truck-Company-Operations-I-581 <p>Class Dates: April 2, 9 and 14, 2018</p> <p>Class Hours: 16</p> <p>Class Times: Weeknights 1830 to 2230, Weekends 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Prerequisites: ELIF or EBM</p> <p>Course Goal: The student will be introduced to the basic concept of truck company operations as part of an organized, coordinated structural fire suppression operation.</p> <p>Course Description: Truck companies, regardless of whether they arrive on an aerial device, squad, or engine, are the 'combat engineers' of fire attack operations. This course, for experienced fire fighters, will introduce the student to the basic concept of truck company operations and duties, including organizing the delivery of truck company services, selection and use of key tools, advanced ventilation and forcible entry theory and practices, search and rescue, and other fire attack support functions.</p> <p>Registration Deadline: March 19, 2018</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:05:37 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Truck-Company-Operations-I-581 Hazardous Materials Operations http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-404 <p>Class Dates: April 10, 12, 14, 17 and 19, 2018</p> <p>Class Times: Weekday classes 18:30 to 22:30 / Weekend classes 08:00 to 17:00</p> <p>Class Hours: (24)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (16), Hazardous Materials Awareness</p> <p>Registration Deadline: March 27, 2018</p> <p>The goal of this program is to provide the First Responder with the training needed to comply with NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Competencies for the First Responder at the Operational Level, and 29 CFR 1910.120 OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (HAZWOPER), First Responder Operations Level. This program is designed to give the first responder the necessary skills to handle hazardous materials emergencies.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:50:23 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Hazardous-Materials-Operations-404 Rope Rescue with new Technology/Equipment http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Rope-Rescue-with-new-Technology-Equipment-544 <p>Class Dates: August 12 and 13, 2017</p> <p>Class Times: 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Class Hours: 16</p> <p>Class Size: 20 students max., 16 min. </p> <p>This 2-day course will reinforce those basic skills learned in PSFA Rope Rescue 1 &amp; 2 by incorporating the use of modern day equipment and technologies. All training will be in compliance with NFPA 1006, 1983, and 1670, OSHA, ANSI, and industry best practices. Students will perform on-rope techniques such as rappelling, self-rescue, knot passing, pick-offs, and ascending using the Petzl ID and the ISC D-5 devices. Students will learn how to safely utilize modern rope skills and equipment to improve operational capability. Students will also receive in-depth instruction on utilizing the Arizona Vortex, CMC Multi Purpose Device (MPD), and the AZTEK Kit to construct lowering and hauling systems used in technical rescue situations such as rope rescue, confined space rescue, and structural collapse. Students will work in teams to safely demonstrate and apply the knowledge and skills into simulated scenarios.</p> <p>Pre-Requisites: Students must be proficient in rescue knots &amp; have completed PSFA Rope Rescue 1 &amp; 2.</p> <p>Registration Deadline: April 1, 2018<br /><br /></p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:19:12 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Rope-Rescue-with-new-Technology-Equipment-544 Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Basic-Rigging-for-Rope-Rescue-407 <p>Class Dates: April 16, 18 and 21, 2018</p> <p>Course Hours: (16)</p> <p>Class Times: 08:00 to 17:00</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (16)</p> <p>Registration Deadline: April 2, 2018</p> <p></p> <p>Helmet with chin strap (fire, construction or climbing helmet), eye protection, leather gloves, work or hiking boots that provide support, outdoor work clothing appropriate for weather conditions and water bottle or other suitable device for storing liquids in the field. Students may bring additional personal or department owned equipment, but all such equipment will be subject to inspection prior to use. FIRE FIGHTER TURN-OUT GEAR IS NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR THIS CLASS.</p> <p>Class fee includes 15' of webbing, 6' of 8mm cord and Technical Rescue Riggers Guide, 2nd Edition</p> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:02:15 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Basic-Rigging-for-Rope-Rescue-407 Fire Service Pump Operator (Pump 1 and 2) http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Service-Pump-Operator-Pump-1-and-2-420 <p>April 17, 19, 21 and May 1, 3, 5, 2018</p> <p>Weekday sessions begin at 6:30 PM; Weekend sessions begin at 8:00 AM</p> <p>Course Hours: (32)</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (24)</p> <p>Prerequisites: Age (18)</p> <p>Registration Deadline: April 3, 2018</p> <p>Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to determine how much water is flowing, given the nozzles in-service, the available incoming pressures and number of supply lines.  The student will understand how to calculate the pressures needed for a supply pumper, relay pumper and attack pumper.  Major topics covered in this course are basic terminology, water supply, water pressures, gauges, hydraulics, pump construction, relief valves, pressure governors, priming devices, water sources and pump maintenance. Unpon successful compleation of this program students will recieve both PASFA Pump 1 and 2 certificates.</p> <p>This program is also designed to prepare the students for the pump operating skills of the National Driver/Operator-Pumper Certification.</p> <p>Class fee includes an IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/ Operator, 3rd Edition, manual.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:57:17 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Fire-Service-Pump-Operator-Pump-1-and-2-420 Forcible Entry (TFE) http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Forcible-Entry-TFE-522 <p>Class Dates: April 21 and 22, 2018</p> <p>Class Hours: 16</p> <p>Class Times: 08:00 to 17:00</p> <p>Prerequisites: ELIF or EBM</p> <p>Upon completing this course, the student shall be able to identify forcible entry situations, select appropriate tools/techniques, and execute quick, safe entry into aclosed area. This course will provide the fire fighter with a better understanding of building construction as applies to forcible entry. Also covered will be opening techniques and the use of tools for safe, quick access to a structure.  A combination of lecture, demonstration, and supervised practice where feasible. Practice should be performed in protective clothing and SCBA to enhance mastery of skills under authentic fire ground conditions.</p> <p>Registration Deadline: April 6, 2018</p> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:46:11 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Forcible-Entry-TFE-522 Interior Firefighter w/live fire http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Interior-Firefighter-w-live-fire-498 <p>Class Dates: April 24, 26, 28 and May 1, 3, 8, 10, 12, 2018</p> <p>Class Hours: 40</p> <p>Class Times: Weeknights 18:30 to 22:30/Weekends 08:00 to 17:00</p> <p>Class Size: Minimum - (15) / Maximum - (30)</p> <p>Registration Deadline: April 10, 2018</p> <p>This course is designed to introduce new firefighters to interior fire ground operations, including SCBA, rescue, ventilation, fire suppression, salvage, protective systems and firefighter survival.</p> <p>Prerequisites - Age (18), Exterior Firefighter, Hazardous Materials Operations</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:47:24 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Interior-Firefighter-w-live-fire-498 Firefighter I Certification http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Firefighter-I-Certification-448 <p>Written Test: May 16, 2018 at 1830</p> <p>Practical Skills: May 19, 2018 at 0800</p> <p>Pre-requisites (see PASFA handbook for additional details)</p> <p>Current Haz Mat Operations re-fresher or full operations class or certification within one year of test date</p> <p>Current CPR and Basic First Aid</p> <p>Completed Interior Firefighter (or other approved class)</p> <p>Candidates must complete a LCPSTC class registration to reserve a seat in addition to the PASFA FFI application</p> <p><a href="/cmsAdmin/uploads/firefighter-i-candidate-handbook_001.pdf">Canidate Hand-book </a></p> <p><a href="http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20I%20Application.pdf">http://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20I%20Application.pdf</a></p> <p>Fully completed PASFA Firefighter I applications are due to LCPSTC by May 4, 2018</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:53:23 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Firefighter-I-Certification-448 Educational Methodology for Local Level Instructors with Fire Service Instructor 1 Certification http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Educational-Methodology-for-Local-Level-Instructors-with-Fire-Service-Instructor-1-Certification-584 <p>Class Dates: February 13, 15, 20, 22, 24, 27 and March 1, 3 and 10, 2018.</p> <p>Class Times: Weeknights 1830 to 2230, Weekends 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Class Hours: 48</p> <p>This course is designed to prepare persons to effectively instruct adults in the emergency services professions. Agencies accept the EMLL course as entry-level instructor training, including the PA Department of Health (PADOHEMS), Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC), PA Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and other state agencies. With these other agencies relying on this training, the PSFA has determined that the minimum Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) listed for Instructor I in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, Professional Standards for Fire Service Instructors, is inadequate for the needs of the diverse consumers of this training<br />program.</p> <p>Class Cost Includes: Class fee, Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition manual and Certification Fee </p> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:32:54 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Educational-Methodology-for-Local-Level-Instructors-with-Fire-Service-Instructor-1-Certification-584 Engine Company Operations http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Engine-Company-Operations-585 <p>Class dates: May 31, June 4 and 9, 2018</p> <p>Class times: Weeknights 1830 to 2230, Weekends 0800 to 1700</p> <p>Class hours: 16</p> <p>Participants in this course will be given the knowledge and skills necessary to operate on a fireground as a member of an engine company. A discussion of fire behavior and spread in structures, methods of calculating needed fire flow and organizing and equipping engine company is followed by a series of "hands on" drills involving various engine company evolutions.</p> <p>Registration deadline: May 17, 2018 </p> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:55:19 -0500 http://www.lcpstc.org/course-calendar-detail.php?Engine-Company-Operations-585