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FST 1100 Volunteer Firefighter

Basic instruction in fire suppression, fire chemistry and behavior, rescue, firefighting tools, appliances and equipment, and firefighter safety and survival. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of fire suppression.
  • Demonstrate how to properly use all firefighting tools and equipment as required by the National Fire Protection Association, State of Ohio and Pro-Board, that applies to the volunteer firefighter.
  • Demonstrate how to rescue entrapped occupants.
  • Demonstrate appropriate safety and survival techniques used while fighting fires in various burning structures including single story, multi-story, and various industrial structures.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2