Training Schedules

County Emergency Services Training

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Full Description: Provides the hazardous materials incident commander with the skills necessary to successfully and safely manage the incident. Includes the need for an organized approach to managing hazardous materials incidents, the required elements for an employer’s emergency response plan, site-specific pre-incident emergency planning, incident analysis and the development of site safety plans, strategic goals for hazardous materials incidents, and developing a plan of action and its application and tactical objective to accomplish the strategic goals.
Designed for: All emergency response personnel.
Course Length: 16 hours
Course Number: (01-09-0033) - 035
Course Location(s): Throop Fire Department 7159 Beech Tree Road Auburn, NY
Training Dates: Monday 10/2, Wednesday 10/11, Monday 10/16 and Monday 10/23 @ 1830
Prerequisites: ICS 100 course AND ICS 200 course AND Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations Course. Signed Training Authorization Letter must be attached in LMS
INSTRUCTOR: Jeff Schussler (OFPC)
Registration Dates: Closes on 10/2/2023
Available Seats: Minimum: 10 Maximum: 30
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Description: This course prepares new BEFO graduates to operate as Interior Structural firefighters or in IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus donning, doffing and use, SCBA air management and SCBA emergencies, basic firefighter survival techniques, modern fire control methods, building fire search and victim removal techniques, firefighter survival skills, tactical ventilation techniques and basic power saw operation, forcible entry techniques, hose line advancement, vehicle and wildland firefighting theory, vehicle firefighting techniques, coordinated structure fire interior attack and transitional fire attack, and coordinated initial company operations.

Designed for: BEFO course graduates ready to perform interior structural and IDLH firefighting operations.

Course Length: 50 hours

Prerequisites: Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations (BEFO) 2016 Edition Course Completion

OR BEFO 2015 Edition AND Bridge/ refresher training course

OR Scene Support Operations Course Completion AND Bridge/ refresher training course

OR Basic Firefighter or Essentials course completion AND Bridge/refresher training course.

Medical clearance and mask fit test is required to participate.

Course number: 01-05-0102

Training Dates: 08/29/2023 - 10/17/2023

Prerequisites: Training Authorization Letter (TAL)

Registration Dates: 06/15/2023 - 08/29/2023

Available Seats: 19

Hours: 50h 0m

Fee: None Specified

Training Location: 06 - Cayuga County - SENNETT FD

Reporting Instructions: None Specified

Documents: Reasonable Accommodation of a Disability Application Request

                      Training Authorization Letter

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Basic Wildland Search Skills (01-05-0008) - 029

Full Description: Developed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Forest Protection, the Basic Wildland Search Skills Course teaches the most basic skills needed to conduct searches in the wildland environment. Topics covered in this course include, basic search organization (Incident Command System), communications, search techniques, attitude and safety. This course concludes with a field exercise to practice the Type 3 search technique (grid search) discussed in the classroom. Graduates of this course will receive a “Green Card” which will identify them as having successfully completed this course. This course is also a prerequisite to other more advanced search courses offered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. 

Designed for: Fire service and Search Team personnel 

Course Length: 8- hours 

Course Location(s): Scipio Fire Department, 3550 Route 34, Scipio Center, NY 13147 

Training Dates: Monday 9/18/23 @ 1830 Saturday 9/23/23 @ 0800 

Prerequisites: Signed Training Authorization Letter (TAL) MUST be attached to your pre-registration. 

Registration Dates: Closes on 9/18/2023 

Available Seats: Minimum- 10 Maximum- 30 

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FIRE INVESTIGATION FOR THE LINE OFFICER WebEx- Daytime Delivery (01-01-0039) - 018

WebEx- Daytime Delivery
This course discusses the legal authority, and who has the responsibility, to conduct fire investigations. Students learn about fire scene security and their role in the identification and preservation of evidence potentially relevant to a fire investigation. Participants are provided an overview of the fire investigation process to assist in meeting requirements of General Municipal Law § 204d, and so they can recognize instances where a certified fire investigator should be requested. Designed for: All fire service personnel, with emphasis toward Fire Officers and Officer Candidates. Prerequisites: Training Authorization Letter ** attached to pre-registration in LMS Course Location: WEBEX
Training Dates and Course Length: 09/20/2023. This course is a 6 hr. one day class on September 20th from 9 AM- 4 PM.
Prerequisites: Training Authorization Letter (TAL)
Registration Dates: 09/20/2023 - 09/20/2023
Resources Required: Competent with Ability to video stream with WebCam and Microphone. The courses utilize the WebEx platform for course delivery. Utilization of phones and IPADS are NOT accepted (you will need a large screen to see the graphics).

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