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.
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.
Truck Company School “This isn’t Engine Work”
The program offers firefighters an opportunity to either sharpen their current skills or learn new and efficient skills for all the various tasks required of truck company members. This program is a hands-on program with topics including riding assignments, efficient ground ladder operations, forcible entry for residential and commercial construction, proper horizontal and vertical ventilation, fire ground search and rescue.
Lead Instructor: Chief Greg Nicholson – (Pleasant Valley Fire) Also Captain with Charlotte Fire Department, Ladder 2
June 7 – 9, 2021
Location: City of Columbia Training
Pre-Requisites: SCBA training
Space is limited!