Fire Fighter I & II, Essentials of Firefighting, 5th Edition DVD Video

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Below you will find an example of Chapter 7 "Ropes and Knots" Module 4 from Fire Fighter I DVD set. To see the lesson plan for this chapter, please click here.

Fire Fighter 1, Chapter 7: Ropes and Knots

Lesson Purpose: This lesson is intended for the student to be able to apply basic use of ropes and knots following the policies and procedures set forth by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).

Training Objectives: At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information received in class:

 
1. Compare and contrast the characteristics of life-safety rope and utility rope.
2. Summarize criteria for reusing life-safety rope.
3. Describe rope materials.
4. Describe types of rope construction.
5. Summarize basic guidelines for rope maintenance.
6. Explain procedures for storing life-safety rope.
7. Describe webbing and webbing construction.
8. Describe parts of a rope and considerations in tying a knot.
9. Describe knot characteristics and knot elements.
10. Describe characteristics of knots commonly used in the fire service.
11. Select commonly used rope hardware for specific applications.
12. Summarize hoisting safety considerations.
13. Discuss rescue rope and harness.
14. Inspect, clean, and store rope. (Skill Sheet 7-I-1)
15. Coil and uncoil a rope. (Skill Sheet 7-I-2)
16. Tie the single overhand knot. (Skill Sheet 7-I-3)
17. Tie a bowline. (Skill Sheet 7-I-4)
18. Tie a clove hitch. (Skill Sheet 7-I-5)
19. Tie a clove hitch around an object. (Skill Sheet 7-I-6)
20. Tie a figure eight. (Skill Sheet 7-I-7)
21. Tie a figure-eight bend. (Skill Sheet 7-I-8)
22. Tie a figure eight on a bight. (Skill Sheet 7-I-9)
23. Tie a becket bend. (Skill Sheet 7-I-10)
24. Hoist an axe. (Skill Sheet 7-I-11)
25. Hoist a pike pole. (Skill Sheet 7-I-12)
26. Hoist a roof ladder. (Skill Sheet 7-I-13)
27. Hoist a dry hoseline. ( Skill Sheet 7-I-14)
28. Hoist a charged hoseline. (Skill Sheet 7-I-15)
29. Hoist a power saw. (Skill Sheet 7-I-16)
 
Assessment: Complete an online test
Standard: 70% correct
Instructional Method: Video-based Lesson
Classroom Environment: Virtual Classroom
Materials Required: Internet Access
References: International Fire Service Training Association. Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 5th ed. , Upper Saddle River, N.J.; Brady/Prentice Hall Health; Stillwater, OK: Fire Service Publications, 2008.
Supplemental Materials: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation
Assignment Details:
1. Watch the video lesson provided
2. Review materials
3. It is imperative that students read the text
4. The text for the course is Essentials of Firefighting, 5th edition, IFTSA
5. Take the online quiz

 

Below you will find a video of Chapter 15 "Fire Control" Module 1 from Fire Fighter I DVD set. To see the lesson plan for this chapter, please click here.

Fire Fighter 1, Chapter 15: Fire Control

Lesson Purpose: This lesson is intended to prepare the student to attack various types of fires, using effective attack tactics, following the policies and procedures set forth by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).

Training Objectives: At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information received in class:
 

1. Describe initial factors to consider when suppressing structure fires.
2. Summarize considerations prior to entering a burning building.
3. Explain the gas cooling technique.
4. Describe direct attack, indirect attack, and combination attack.
5. Discuss deploying master stream devices.
6. Describe aerial devices used to deliver elevated master streams.
7. Describe actions and hazards associated with suppressing Class C
fires.
8. List electrical hazards and guidelines for electrical emergencies.
9. Discuss responsibilities of companies in structural fires.
10. Explain actions taken in attacking fires in upper levels of
structures.
11. Explain actions taken in attacking fires belowground in structures.
12. Discuss structure fires in properties protected by fixed systems.
13. Explain actions taken when attacking a vehicle fire.
14. Explain actions taken when attacking trash container fires.
15. Explain actions taken when attacking fires in confined spaces.
16. Summarize influences on wildland fire behavior: fuel, weather,
and topography.
17. Describe parts of a wildland fire.
18. List wildland protective clothing and equipment.
19. Describe methods used to attack wildland fires.
20. List ten standard fire fighting orders when fighting wildland fires.
21. Attack a structure fire — Exterior attack. (Skill Sheet 15-I-1)
22. Deploy and operate a master stream device. (Skill Sheet 15-I-2)
23. Turn off building utilities. (Skill Sheet 15-I-3)
24. Attack a structure fire (above, below, and grade level) — Interior attack. (Skill Sheet 15-I-4)
25. Attack a passenger vehicle fire. (Skill Sheet 15-I-5)
26. Extinguish a fire in a trash container. (Skill Sheet 15-I-6)
27. Attack a fire in stacked/piled materials. (Skill Sheet 15-I-7)
28. Attack a ground cover fire. (Skill Sheet 15-I-8)


Assessment: Complete an online test
Standard: 70% correct
Instructional Method: Video-based Lesson
Classroom Environment: Virtual Classroom
Materials Required: Internet Access
Reference: International Fire Service Training Association. Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.; Bradley/Prentice Hall Health; Stillwater, OK: Fire Service Publications, 2008
Supplemental Materials: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation
Assignment Details:

1. Watch the video lesson provided
2. Review materials
3. It is imperative that students read the text
4. The text for the course is Essentials of Firefighting, 5th edition, IFSTA
5. Take the online quiz

 

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