Regional Fire Schools - April 2017

The Tooele County Regional Fire School April 28-29. 

Please read full class descriptions before emailing to register.

Emergency Apparatus Driving Simulator (EADS)

  • Dates: Same class offered four times
    • Friday, April 28, 0800 - 1200
    • Friday, April 28, 1300 - 1700
    • Saturday, April 29, 0800 - 1200
    • Saturday, April 29, 1300-1700
  • LocationTooele Army Depot: 1729 Main St. Tooele
  • Class Limit:  8 participants
  • Prerequisites:  None

Simulation Training is rapidly becoming the benchmark in advanced technology training. The Utah Fire & Rescue Academy “Emergency Apparatus Driving Simulator (EADS)” program creates driving experiences that allow participants to perfect their skills by employing a variety of challenging scenarios and emergency situations.  Driver training should be considered a vital part of any departments training program. EADS is designed to provide enhanced emergency apparatus driver training to meet these needs.

Forcible Entry

  • Dates:  Same class offered four times
    • Friday, April 28, 0800 - 1200
    • Friday, April 28, 1300 - 1700
    • Saturday, April 29, 0800 - 1200
    • Saturday, April 29, 1300-1700
  • Location: Tooele Army Depot: 1729 Main St. Tooele
  • Class Limit:  12 students
  • Prerequisites:  None

This class will cover the majority of the Firefighter I practical skills for forcible entry. The class starts out in the classroom for the first hour followed by 3 hours of hands-on skills. The lecture will cover different types of doors, windows and gates. And the different techniques of gaining access through them. The lecture portion of the class is not meant to cover the Firefighter I written portion of the certification test in its entirety.

Objectives:

  • Explain the basic principles of forcible entry and egress
  • Understand the basic construction of doors, windows and gates
  • Demonstrate technics used to force entry through various types of doors, windows and gates
  • Identify safety considerations that need to be taken when forcing entry through doors, windows and gates.

Special Instructions: Participants must provide their own full firefighter PPE (turnout pants and coat, NFPA structural boots, gloves, protective eye wear) and firefighter helmet

  • Sharing of PPE will not be allowed.
  • UFRA will not supply any PPE and failure to bring it to the class venue will eliminate the student from the class.

To register email Chief Randy Willden at firechief@ntcfd.com

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Box Elder Regional Fire School April 21-22. 

Please read full class descriptions before registering.

Mobile Command Training Center

  • Dates:  Same class offered twice
    • Thursday, April 20, 1800-2200 & Friday 0800-1700
    • Friday, April 21, 1800-2200 & Saturday 0800-1700
  • Location: Honeyville Fire Station:  2625 W 6980 N, Honeyville
  • Class Limit:  12 students

Focuses on fireground operations to include staffing, resource management, risk management strategies, operational strategy, building triage and functional and tactical assignments.  Students will utilize computer simulations to implement learned information and skills.  Residential and small commercial tactics are discussed using computer simulations.

Vehicle Extrication - Basic

  • Dates:  Same class offered each day
    • Friday, April 21, 0800-1700
    • Saturday, April 21, 0800-1700
  • LocationGarland Fire Station: 72 North Main, Garland
  • Class Limit:  20 students
  • Prerequisites:  None

Content includes: Responder preparedness, safety, size-up, vehicle anatomy, tools and equipment, accident anatomy, extrication principles, and techniques. Emphasizes practical demonstrations and exercise.

  • Special Instructions: Participants must provide their own full firefighter PPE (turn out pants, coat, NFPA structural fire fighting boots, gloves, nomex hood) including SCBA and fire fighting helmet when involved in live fire training.  Participants must be able to obtain a proper seal with the SCBA face piece. It is required by UFRA that all male students be clean shaven before attending this class. Students must be in good physical condition and capable of working in a high stress fire fighting environment. All other equipment will be provided.

    • Every student will be required to bring their own PPE.
    • Sharing of PPE will not be allowed.
    • UFRA will not supply any PPE and failure to bring it to the class venue will eliminate the student from the class.

Forcible Entry

  • Dates:  Same class offered four times
    • Friday, April 21, 0800-1200
    • Friday, April 21, 1300-1700
    • Saturday, April 22, 0800-1200
    • Saturday, April 22, 1300-1700
  • Location: Tremonton Fairgrounds: 342 N 1000 W
  • Class Limit:  12 students
  • Prerequisites:  None

This class will cover the majority of the Firefighter I practical skills for forcible entry. The class starts out in the classroom for the first hour followed by 3 hours of hands-on skills. The lecture will cover different types of doors, windows and gates. And the different techniques of gaining access through them. The lecture portion of the class is not meant to cover the Firefighter I written portion of the certification test in its entirety.

Objectives:

  • Explain the basic principles of forcible entry and egress
  • Understand the basic construction of doors, windows and gates
  • Demonstrate technics used to force entry through various types of doors, windows and gates
  • Identify safety considerations that need to be taken when forcing entry through doors, windows and gates.

Special Instructions: Participants must provide their own full firefighter PPE (turnout pants and coat, NFPA structural boots, gloves, protective eye wear) and firefighter helmet

  • Sharing of PPE will not be allowed.
  • UFRA will not supply any PPE and failure to bring it to the class venue will eliminate the student from the class.

Wildland Refresher

  • Dates:  Same class offered four times
    • Friday, April 21, 0800-1200
    • Friday, April 21, 1300-1700
    • Saturday, April 22, 0800-1200
    • Saturday, April 22, 1300-1700
  • Location: Tremonton Fairgrounds: 342 N 1000 W
  • Class Limit:  15 students
  • Prerequisites:  Wildland Firefighter I

This class will meet the class portion requirement for renewing your red card.  The physical test is also required for red card renewal (but not administered as part of the class).

Firefighter I/II Refresher

  • Dates:   Same class offered four times
    • Friday, April 21, 0800-1200
    • Friday, April 21, 1300-1700
    • Saturday, April 22, 0800-1200
    • Saturday, April 22, 1300-1700
  • Location: Training Tower: 432 Country Club Dr., Tremonton
  • Class Limit:  20 students

This class is designed for all firefighters.  It addresses protective clothing, SCBA, and search and rescue skills for Firefighter I and II certification.  Topics include protective clothing, hazardous atmospheres, SCBA drills, forcible entry, Vent Enter Isolate Search (V.E.I.S.), safety precautions, basement attack, ropes and knots, Ground ladders, wall breach, emergency situations, search techniques and victim removal procedures.

 

Instructor I

  • Dates:  Friday, April 21, 0800-1700  and Saturday, April 22, 0800 to 1700  (16 hr. course)
  • Location: Tremonton Fire Station:  95 S 100 W
  • Class Limit:  14 participants
  • Prerequisites:  None

This class is recommended for those presenting Fire, EMS, Haz Mat and related training sessions within their department.  It is designed to help instructors and training officers meet the requirements for Fire Service Instructor I certification.  The course will present basic instructional concepts and techniques which will provide the skills needed to teach from prepared lesson outlines.  Requires completion of a student workbook with approximately 16 hours of reading and self-study at home prior to attending class.  Classroom sessions will include 12 hours of presentations and reviews.  Additionally, Saturday afternoon from 1300 to 1700, (the last 4 hours of class), will be the actual written and practical Instructor I exam for certification.

Note:  Approximately two weeks prior to Fire School, participants will receive a workbook, a teaching topic and a workbook with specific instructions that must be completed prior to attending this course. UFRA will provide the student manual.  The text is the 8th edition of IFSTA's Fire and Emergency Service Instructor.  

Incident Safety Officer

  • Dates:  Friday, April 21, 0800-1700 & Saturday, April 22, 0800-1700 (16 hour course)
  • Location:  Fielding Fire Station: 94 W Main
  • Class Limit:  24 students

Content includes:  Classroom presentation or the National Fire Academy's "Incident Safety Officer."  Course covers the basic qualifications, expectations, and responsibilities of an Incident Safety Officer during both emergency and non-emergency scene operations. 

  • Certificate of Completion:   National Fire Academy State Sponsored certificate upon successful completion
  • Student Manual:  NFA Student Manual provided by UFRA

Spouses Only:  Understanding Your Firefighter & Your Relationship

  • Date:  Friday, April 21, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location: Tremonton Fire Station: 95 S 100 W
  • Note:  No registration needed
  • The stress a firefighter brings home takes a heavy toll on family relationships.  Firefighter relationships take a unique approach and understanding to be successful.  Come learn about:

    • Stresses that commonly exist within a firefighter relationship
    • What behaviors are common and which are alarming in firefighters
    • Strategies to make sure you’re taking care of yourself as a spouse
    • What spouses can do to support their firefighter and their unique relationship 

    The firefighter spouse class is a free offering with no registration needed.  Simply come and learn about ways to take care of yourself and your firefighter when the stresses of the fire service creep into our relationships.  Firefighters are encouraged to attend as well. 

To register email twanner@boxeldercounty.org or call 435-734-3333 (registration on a first come basis - no spots will be held).