Specialty Schools

 These 2 or 3-day dynamic and intense hands on training  programs are in specialty areas are not readily available throughout the year.

Space will be limited.  

All Class Times are 9:00AM to 6:00PM.

Hand in Hand Engine School

The Hand in Hand Engine School will discuss all that is Engine. From the rig to the door, to the fire room and all that falls in between, this class will educate firefighters in the most important art of the trade: Engine Work. This course will be an intense advanced course in engine work that will leave students will an in depth understanding of the “Why” of all engine operations. The course will include hose loads, line staging, flowing and moving, forcible entry, and will culminate with drills using realistic scene situations to simulate an actual fire ground.

Lead Instructor: BnC. Jonah Smith (Charlotte Fire)

Course Syllabus 

June 7 – 9, 2021

Location: SC Fire Academy

Pre-Requisites: Firefighter I

Space is limited!

Flood and Moving Water Boat Rescue School

Flood and Moving Water Boat Rescue course is designed for potential rescuers who may provide boating response to Flood and Moving Water incidents.  At the basic level, focus is placed on Rescuer safety and basic operator technique and skill.  This course enables the students to test at the basic operation level according to the standards of NFPA 1006 Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, NFPA 1670 Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, and NFPA 1983 Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services.  

Lead Instructor: Scott Krein  (RTS)

Course Syllabus

June 7 – 9, 2021

Location: Lake Murray Dam

 No Pre-Requisites required