Fire Academy Course Offerings

FIRE FIGHTER I - PRO BOARD (HYBRID)

DATE(S): *MANDATORY ORIENTATION & COURSE INTRODUCTION 08/20/2022 0800AM*
Program Dates- Saturday & Sunday(s): AUG: 27; 28 / SEPT: 10; 11; 24; 25 /
OCT: 01; 02; 15; 16; 22; 23 / NOV: 05; 06; 12; 13; 19; 20 / ** STATE EXAM: TBD **
TIME: 0750AM-1600PM
CONTACT HOURS: 180
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $250.00
CLASS LIMIT: 60
CONTENT: This NEW program will consist of online lectures, videos, assignments and on-site practical evolutions to meet the competencies for certification in the State of New Jersey and Pro Board Certification. This course will meet the N.F.P.A. 1001 standard for level I certification. This course is designed to instruct the students on the subjects / modules required for Fire Fighter I certification. Attending students will be required to pass a Pro-Board written examination, and tested on all practical skills to receive their accreditation.

REQUIREMENT(S): Students will need to bring their own lunch, (2) accountability tags, approved PPE & SCBA w/ spare cylinder each day.

PRE-REQUISITE: MUST be 18yrs of age; CPR Certified; AND provide a physical form by an approved healthcare provider.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EVENING)

DATE(S): Monday, Wednesday & Thursday Evenings: 09/12/2022 - 12/15/2022
TIME: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday Evenings: (1845PM-2200PM)
CONTACT HOURS: 255
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: ** To REGISTER **
Please go to the CCC's Registration Office -or- Web Advisor
Search classes / Course Code: EMT-101
CLASS LIMIT: 24
CONTENT: This program combines a series of lectures approved by healthcare professionals, with hands on skill labs, and clinical experiences. We’ve created a superior entry level Emergency Medical Technician class that gives you the ability to care for a sick or injured individual. Following successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to attend the New Jersey State EMT testing. Students will have the opportunity for clinical experiences in local dispatch centers, emergency departments, on mobile intensive care units and basic life support units. The program is a cooperative effort between Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center, Underwood Memorial Hospital, EMS Academy and Cooper University Medical Center. The curriculum meets the New Jersey specific educational needs of those individuals aspiring to become an Emergency Medical Technician. At the conclusion of the program the student will be significantly more competent, and posses a well defined sense of clinical judgment in today’s environment.
Text Book for Course: Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, Eleventh Edition with Online Access Card

REQUIREMENT(S): All students must be at least sixteen years of age by the first day of class in order to enroll in the program. Students must be certified in CPR level by the American Red Cross, or the American Heart Association.

In order to obtain New Jersey State EMT Certification students must be physically capable of performing all skills, complete a final written test with a minimum score of 70 and meet all class requirements. A health screening and tuberculin skin test may be required.

PRE-REQUISITE: CPR Certification

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (DAYTIME)

DATE(S): Monday, Wednesday & Thursday Evenings: 09/12/2022 - 12/15/2022
TIME: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday(s): (0800AM-1130AM)
CONTACT HOURS: 255
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: ** To REGISTER **
Please go to the CCC's Registration Office -or- Web Advisor
Search classes / Course Code: EMT-101
CLASS LIMIT: 18
CONTENT: This program combines a series of lectures approved by healthcare professionals, with hands on skill labs, and clinical experiences. We’ve created a superior entry level Emergency Medical Technician class that gives you the ability to care for a sick or injured individual. Following successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to attend the New Jersey State EMT testing. Students will have the opportunity for clinical experiences in local dispatch centers, emergency departments, on mobile intensive care units and basic life support units. The program is a cooperative effort between Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center, Underwood Memorial Hospital, EMS Academy and Cooper University Medical Center. The curriculum meets the New Jersey specific educational needs of those individuals aspiring to become an Emergency Medical Technician. At the conclusion of the program the student will be significantly more competent, and posses a well defined sense of clinical judgment in today’s environment.
Text Book for Course: Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, Eleventh Edition with Online Access Card

REQUIREMENT(S): All students must be at least sixteen years of age by the first day of class in order to enroll in the program. Students must be certified in CPR level by the American Red Cross, or the American Heart Association.

In order to obtain New Jersey State EMT Certification students must be physically capable of performing all skills, complete a final written test with a minimum score of 70 and meet all class requirements. A health screening and tuberculin skin test may be required.

PRE-REQUISITE: CPR Certification

FIRE FIGHTER II - PRO BOARD (HYBRID)

DATE(S): AUG: 30; / SEPT: 13; 27; / OCT: 04; 08; 09; 11; 15; 16; 25; 29; 30; / NOV: 01; 06;
TIME: Saturday & Sunday(s): 0800AM - 1600PM / Evenings: 1800PM - 2200PM
CONTACT HOURS: 95
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $250.00
CLASS LIMIT: 36
CONTENT: This NEW program will consist of online lectures, videos, assignments and on-site practical evolutions to meet the competencies for certification in the State of New Jersey and Pro Board Certification. This course will meet the N.F.P.A. 1001 standard for level II certification. This course is designed to instruct the students on the subjects / modules required for Fire Fighter II certification. Any student meeting the requirement in a subject, and can produce a valid certificate for the subject / module, will be excused from attending that subject matter. Attending students will be required to pass a Pro-Board written examination, and tested on all practical skills to receive their accreditation.

REQUIREMENT(S): Students will be required bring all related PPE, SCBA w/ spare cylinder and wear their department and/or academy uniform. Students will need to provide their own textbook: J&B FUNDAMENTALS OF FIREFIGHTER SKILLS & HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE (4TH ED)

PRE-REQUISITE: Firefighter I;

NJ INCIDENT MANAGEMENT I-200

DATE(S): CT: 15; 22;
TIME: Saturday 0800AM-1600PM
CONTACT HOURS: 16
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $50.00
CLASS LIMIT: 35
CONTENT: Students will recognize the laws and standards that require effective management techniques, the need for unity, chain of command and the proper transfer of command. Additional instruction will encompass span of control, personnel accountability, and how to use an incident action plan. Discussions on the development of a single resource, task force and strike team use will assist the student in successfully accomplishing the assignment under their command.

INCIDENT MANAGEMENT I-300

DATE(S): DEC: 9; 10; 17;
TIME: Friday: 1800PM-2200PM / Saturday: 0800AM-1600PM
CONTACT HOURS: 20
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $65.00
CLASS LIMIT: 35
CONTENT: Students will examine additional modules in the Incident Management System. Various topics will be covered to include personnel staffing levels, organizing events, and what a resource manager responsibilities are. In addition, subjects on staffing positions and span of control will be review, and the required documentation for all major incidents. Attending students will also be required to work in group sessions being assigned emergency incidents to command in table-top scenarios.
PRE-REQUISITE: NJ Incident Management I-200;

BASIC METER & MONITORING

DATE(S): SEPT: 21;
TIME: 1800PM-2200PM
CONTACT HOURS: 4
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $45.00
CLASS LIMIT: 35
CONTENT: This is a great class for the new firefighter or a firefighter who needs a refresher on atmospheric air monitoring while using a single or multi gas detector. Knowing how to use your meter is crucial. This class will go over the basic concepts of what a meter is, how to turn it on, calibrate, bump test and zero out for use. In addition, the student will learn how to operate the meter when on various calls for service.
PRE-REQUISITE: HazMat Awareness; HazMat Operations

RAIL ROAD EMERGENCY AWARENESS

DATE(S): OCT: 05;
TIME: 1800PM-2200PM
CONTACT HOURS: 4
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $45.00
CLASS LIMIT: 35
CONTENT: "This is a four hour course which is intended to provide first responders with necessary knowledge when dealing with emergent operations on or about the railroad. It will utilize a combination of power point and Railroad and FEMA produced DVD videos to educate and re-enforce the dos and don’ts of working on railroad property. It will also provide information on safety and override features of common railroad locomotives and light rail equipment. This course is intended for any emergency responder who may be required to enter upon rail road right of ways or property during the course of their day to day duties."

INVESTIGATING RESIDENTIAL ALARM SYSTEMS

DATE(S): OCT: 19;
TIME: 1800PM-2200PM
CONTACT HOURS: 4
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $45.00
CLASS LIMIT: 35
CONTENT: This course is intended to educate firefighters and company officers in the installation and operation of typical smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in residential properties. Construction code requirements and operations will be reviewed. Students will be instructed on techniques to locate and identify defective alarms in a multi-alarm system. Students will also be instructed on methods which can be used to assure that adequate protection is restored to a property prior to the departure of the fire department.

RESIDENTIAL UTILITIES & EMERGENCIES

DATE(S): NOV: 16;
TIME: 1800PM-2200PM
CONTACT HOURS: 4
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $45.00
CLASS LIMIT: 35
CONTENT: Three main types of residential utilities are electric, gas and water. Each type of utility has several appliances that branch off each service. More and more we are responding to some type of residential emergency. This class will give the student a basic understanding on a wide variety of each utility and appliance associated to it. The student will also learn on how to mitigate and or secure power to these appliances.

VEHICLE EXTRICATION I

DATE(S): DEC: 01; 03; 04;
TIME: Thursday 1900PM-2200PM / Saturday & Sunday 0800AM-1600PM
CONTACT HOURS: 19
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $195
CLASS LIMIT: 35
CONTENT: This 19 hour program will consist of a lecture on the role of the first responder, EMS and various tools used in extrication. Students will review the principles of removing victims from wrecks and how vehicle construction is changing, making the process more difficult. The Sunday session will consist of hands on field evolutions using various rescue tools giving the participant the skills and knowledge needed to operate safely.

FIRE SERVICE INSTRUCTOR LEVEL I (HYBRID) PRO BOARD ACCREDITED

DATE(S): ONLINE Components: 09/06 - 10/21;
WEEKLY ZOOM Sessions;
MIDTERM Student ZOOM Presentations- By Appt.- TBA
FINAL Student Presentations & Testing- By Appt.- TBA
TIME: ONLINE
CONTACT HOURS: 40
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $125
CLASS LIMIT: 25
CONTENT: This NEW HYBRID 40 hour program will consist of ONLINE modules on the role of the instructor. The course and curriculum will follow the JPRs in the NFPA 1041 standard using the IFSTA 9th edition manual. Students will learn Presentation Skills and Lesson Plan development. Student activities and instructional methods will be conducted through out the program. All of the topics interact with lesson plans and how to test the student's performance. The students will be given homework assignments and will be required to develop a presentation for review. Students will be given the NJ State written exam and JPR Testing on campus at the end of the course.

REQUIREMENT(S) Students will need to provide their own IFSTA 9th edition Fire and Emergency Instructor manual.

FIRE SERVICE INSTRUCTOR LEVEL II (HYBRID) PRO BOARD ACCREDITED

DATE(S): ONLINE Components: 10/03 - 11/23;
WEEKLY ZOOM Sessions;
MIDTERM Student ZOOM Presentations- By Appt.- TBA
FINAL Student Presentations & Testing- By Appt.- TBA
TIME: ONLINE
CONTACT HOURS: 40
LOCATION: CCRETC
TUITION: $125
CLASS LIMIT: 25
CONTENT: This NEW HYBRID 40 hour program will consist of ONLINE modules on the role of the instructor. The course and curriculum will follow the JPRs in the NFPA 1041 standard using the IFSTA 9th edition manual. Students will learn Presentation Skills and Lesson Plan development. Student activities and instructional methods will be conducted through out the program. All of the topics interact with lesson plans and how to test the student's performance. The students will be given homework assignments and will be required to develop a presentation for review. Students will be given the NJ State written exam and JPR Testing on campus at the end of the course.

REQUIREMENT(S) Students will need to provide their own IFSTA 9th edition Fire and Emergency Instructor manual.

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