A course that is designed to give the new firefighter a basic understanding of municipal water systems, principles of fluids, fire flow requirements, and basic fire stream calculations.
FCA 120|Fire Investigation
Includes methods of determining the area of fire origin, fire causes, fire spread, and the aspects of fire behavior; recognition of accidental and incendiary fires and securing and preserving evidence.
FCA 137|Fire Protection Systems
Designed to give a clear understanding of the principles and limitations of fire suppression and detection systems.
FCA 152|Building Construction
A course covering basic building construction, outlining the specific weaknesses of various types of construction.
FCA 160|Fire Ground Tactics
Discussion of basic firefighting tactics of company response, including size-up, rescue, exposure, ventilation and fire problems, and tactics used.
FCA 177|Wildland/Urban Interface
Discussion of basic firefighting tactics of wildland fires that threaten homes within urban areas. In addition to general firefighting tactics, discussions on determining if a home or a group of homes can be safely protected are presented.
FCA 190|Introduction to Fire Inspection and Codes
A course designed to give the new firefighter a basic concept of inspections involving the International Fire Code and the International Building Code.
FCA 251|Firefighter Level I Academy
This academy offers extensive classroom and hands-on training to those seeking a career in Fire Science. The Academy meets or exceeds all the required subject areas for Firefighter Level I Certification as outlined by the Washington State Patrol Fire Protection Bureau.
FCA 261|Firefighter Level II Academy
This academy is a continuation of Firefighter Academy I. Firefighter II provides extensive classroom and hands-on training to those seeking a career in Fire Science. The Academy meets or exceeds all the required subject areas for Firefighter Level II.
Prerequisite: Firefighter I certification. Certification as outlined by the Washington State Patrol Fire Protection Bureau.