Fire Science Technology

Abbreviation
FT

Firefighter I Academy

Course ID
102910
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Lab Fee $200. Students must be accepted to the Truckee Meadows Community College Fire and Rescue Academy. Saturday class meetings will be held at the Carson City Fire Station #52, 2400 College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89706. Academy Students are be responsible for additional fees for protective equipment. In case of new COVID restrictions many classes may need to be changed to Web-Live, Web, or Hybrid instruction modes. Students will be notified by instructors and/or academic departments of any required changes.
Section
8802
Minimum Units (Decimal)
12.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
12.00
Description

The academy covers all of the National Fire Protection Association and Nevada State Firefighter I requirements. The curriculum covers fire behavior, firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, self-contained breathing apparatus, portable fire extinguishers, water supply, fire hose and appliances, nozzles, fire streams, basic building construction, ladders, ropes and knots, rescue procedures, forcible entry, ventilation, salvage and overhaul, hazardous material mitigation to the operational level, basic terrorism, and wildland firefighting (S-110, 130, 190).

Class Type
Status
Open
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
106
Day or Night Section
Night
Is Late Start
Normal Start
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
6:00–10:00 p.m. • T TH • Health Science Center at Redfield • 08/23/22–11/10/22
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. • S • Other Location • 08/27/22–11/12/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Lab Fee $200. Students must be accepted to the Truckee Meadows Community College Fire and Rescue Academy. Saturday class meetings will be held at the Carson City Fire Station #52, 2400 College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89706. Academy Students are be responsible for additional fees for protective equipment. In case of new COVID restrictions many classes may need to be changed to Web-Live, Web, or Hybrid instruction modes. Students will be notified by instructors and/or academic departments of any required changes.
Prerequisites (For Filter)
Prerequisite: EMS 108 or current State of Nevada EMT certification and FT 101 or FT 102 or six months of fire experience. Corequisite or Prerequisite: FT 131.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Leadership and Ethics in Emergency Service

Course ID
134230
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Section
3001
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

This course is designed to give a comprehensive view of leadership in emergency services. It is designed around 12 topics of leadership including; problem solving, decision making, planning skills and cycles, communication, managing multiple roles, creativity, enhancing your personal power base, ethics, situational leadership, delegating, coaching, and discipline. This course and material are directly structured and related to the National Fire Academy and Emergency Management Institute under direction of FEMA and Homeland Security.

Status
Open
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
200
Day or Night Section
Day
Is Late Start
Normal Start
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 08/22/22–12/10/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Hazardous Materials

Course ID
102940
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Lab Fee: $50. Enrollment in this class requires department consent. Students must be accepted to the Truckee Meadows Community College Fire and Rescue Academy. Hands-on element of this course will be held at the Carson City Fire Department, Carson City Fire Department, 2400 E. College PKWY, Carson City, NV 89706..
Section
8402
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

A review of basic properties of solids, liquids and gases and the storage, handling, law, standards and firefighting practices pertaining to hazardous materials.

Class Type
Status
Open
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
131
Day or Night Section
Night
Is Late Start
Late Start Only
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
6:00–10:00 p.m. • T TH • Health Science Center at Redfield • 11/15/22–12/08/22
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. • S • Other Location • 11/19/22–12/03/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Lab Fee: $50. Enrollment in this class requires department consent. Students must be accepted to the Truckee Meadows Community College Fire and Rescue Academy. Hands-on element of this course will be held at the Carson City Fire Department, Carson City Fire Department, 2400 E. College PKWY, Carson City, NV 89706..
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Codes/Ordinances I

Course ID
102934
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Section
3001
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

Familiarization with national, state and local laws and ordinances which influence the field of fire protection.

Status
Full
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
122
Day or Night Section
Day
Is Late Start
Normal Start
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 08/22/22–12/10/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Basic Wildland Firefighting

Course ID
102914
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Lab Fee: $50. Students are required to complete the 8 hour hands-on training in the field. This class is NWCG certified. Students must attend ALL sessions to earn this certification. This training held on Wed., 10/12/22 and Sat.,10/15/2022 at the Carson City Fire Department, 2400 E. College PKWY, Carson City, NV 89706.
Section
8451
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

This course introduces most aspects of wild land fire control including fire prevention, fire preparedness and fire suppression. Students will become familiar with the Incident Command System, fire behavior, maps, map reading and fire suppression with special emphasis on fire line safety.

Class Type
Status
Open
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
110
Day or Night Section
Night
Is Late Start
Late Start Only
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 10/03/22–10/22/22
6:00–10:00 p.m. • W • Other Location • 10/12/22–10/12/22
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. • S • Other Location • 10/15/22–10/15/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Lab Fee: $50. Students are required to complete the 8 hour hands-on training in the field. This class is NWCG certified. Students must attend ALL sessions to earn this certification. This training held on Wed., 10/12/22 and Sat.,10/15/2022 at the Carson City Fire Department, 2400 E. College PKWY, Carson City, NV 89706.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Entry Level Firefighter

Course ID
102904
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Online Course Fee: $15. Course Fee $50. There is an additional fee of $40 for protective equipment; details provided in Canvas. Students must have full coverage medical insurance to attend the in-person meetings. Be prepared to show proof of insurance at the first in-person meeting. This is a hybrid section: part in-person and part web-based. Students are required to attend all hands-on in-person training at the Carson City Fire Department on 10/8, 10/9 and 10/22/2022. Instructor will communicate through email with directions to Carson City Fire Station as well as requirements for attendance. Students must attend the in-person meetings and sign into the web-based portion on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Section
1501
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

This course will give the student the basic skills and knowledge necessary to combat structure fires under direct supervision.

Class Type
Status
Open
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
102
Day or Night Section
Day
Is Late Start
Late Start Only
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 09/19/22–11/18/22
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. • S SU • Other Location • 10/22/22–10/23/22
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. • S • Other Location • 11/05/22–11/05/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Online Course Fee: $15. Course Fee $50. There is an additional fee of $40 for protective equipment; details provided in Canvas. Students must have full coverage medical insurance to attend the in-person meetings. Be prepared to show proof of insurance at the first in-person meeting. This is a hybrid section: part in-person and part web-based. Students are required to attend all hands-on in-person training at the Carson City Fire Department on 10/8, 10/9 and 10/22/2022. Instructor will communicate through email with directions to Carson City Fire Station as well as requirements for attendance. Students must attend the in-person meetings and sign into the web-based portion on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Introduction to Fire Protection

Course ID
102902
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Section
3001
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

This course covers the philosophy and history of fire protection; history of loss of life and property by fire; review of municipal fire defenses; study of the organization and function of federal, state, county and private fire protection agencies. The student will understand the hiring requirements of different agencies and the current job market in suppression, wildland firefighting, prevention and public education. In addition the student will learn the basic terms related to the fire service.

Status
Full
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
101
Day or Night Section
Day
Is Late Start
Normal Start
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 08/22/22–12/10/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Leadership and Ethics in Emergency Service

Course ID
134230
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Section
3002
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

This course is designed to give a comprehensive view of leadership in emergency services. It is designed around 12 topics of leadership including; problem solving, decision making, planning skills and cycles, communication, managing multiple roles, creativity, enhancing your personal power base, ethics, situational leadership, delegating, coaching, and discipline. This course and material are directly structured and related to the National Fire Academy and Emergency Management Institute under direction of FEMA and Homeland Security.

Status
Open
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
200
Day or Night Section
Day
Is Late Start
Normal Start
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 01/24/22–05/14/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Hazardous Materials

Course ID
102940
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Online Course Fee: $15. Lab Fee: $50. This class is HYBRID/WEB-BASED and has some combination of in-person and web-based class time. You should be available at the times and days listed in the course schedule. Hands-on element of this course will be held at Carson City Fire Department.
Section
8451
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

A review of basic properties of solids, liquids and gases and the storage, handling, law, standards and firefighting practices pertaining to hazardous materials.

Class Type
Status
Open
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
131
Day or Night Section
Day
Is Late Start
Late Start Only
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 02/28/22–03/28/22
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. • S • Other Location • 03/19/22–03/26/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Online Course Fee: $15. Lab Fee: $50. This class is HYBRID/WEB-BASED and has some combination of in-person and web-based class time. You should be available at the times and days listed in the course schedule. Hands-on element of this course will be held at Carson City Fire Department.
Class Subject Abbr
FT

Build Construction I

Course ID
102936
Topic ID
0
Academic Term
Notes
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance. Many classes have been changed from in-person to WB due to COVID-19 restrictions.Students will be required to meet at a site for assessment of building construction and safety.
Section
3001
Minimum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Maximum Units (Decimal)
3.00
Description

Fundamentals of building construction and design with emphasis on fire resistance of building materials, assemblies, exposures and related data focused on fire protection. The course will also deal with related codes and statutes and introduce basic blueprint reading.

Status
Full
Subject Term Reference
Late Start
No
Catalog Number
125
Day or Night Section
Day
Is Late Start
Normal Start
Session
Normal
Class Subject Reference
Crytime Formatted
WebCollege • 01/24/22–05/14/22
Department Phone
336-4271
Notes (For Filter)
Online Course Fee: $15. This class is WEB-BASED and offered asynchronously as a traditional online class. Students must log into Canvas on the first day of class or risk being dropped for non-attendance. Many classes have been changed from in-person to WB due to COVID-19 restrictions.Students will be required to meet at a site for assessment of building construction and safety.
Class Subject Abbr
FT
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