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Fire Training Available Courses

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FIREFIGHTER ONE (BEFO/IFO/SCBA)

LOCATION:  Cayuga County Fire Training Tower

DATES: 8/20, 9/8, 9/10, 9/12, 9/17, 9/19, 9/22, 9/24, 9/26, 10/1, 10/3, 10/6, 10/8, 10/10, 10/15, 10/17, 10/20, 10/24, 10/29, 11/3, 11/5, 11/7, 11/12, 11/14, 11/19, 11/21, 11/26, 12/1, 12/3, 12/5 & 12/8 - 2018

TIMES: Weekdays: 7-10pm

              Saturdays: Start time 8am

INSTRUCTOR:  Matt Quill - Lead

PRE-REQUISITES:  SCBA Qualified and Training Authorization Letter

MIN CLASS (10)  MAX CLASS (24)

OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSAll students will be required to attend an orientation meeting Monday, 8/20 at 7pm at the Cayuga County Training Grounds and must be accompanied by a Chief Officer from their department. NO EXCEPTIONS.  The Training Authorization letter and SCBA Qualifications must be submitted at the beginning of the first class.  Students will be required to bring their own copy of the Brady Essentials of Firefighting & Fire Dept Operations book, a personal safety rope and a complete set of properly fitting and serviceable PPE with SCBA (full bottles).  Also, as part of class requirements, all students must turn in copies of their NIMS/ICS 100 & 700 Certificates by completion of the course. CPR is required for course completion, details will be discussed at the orientation. To purchase the Brady Handbook go to: http://www.nysfirechiefs.com 

 

ROPE RESCUE - TECHNICIAN LEVEL 1

LOCATION:  Moravia Fire Dept.

DATES:  9/8, 9/9, 9/15 & 9/16 - 2018

TIMES:  8AM - 4PM

INSTRUCTOR:  OFPC Special Services Bureau Instructors

PREREQUISITES:  Rope Rescue - Operations Level

MIN CLASS (12)  MAX CLASS (20)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Provides information and skills to perform advanced vertical rope rescue techniques in an urban/suburban environment. The overall objective is to improve rescuer awareness of the safety concerns at rope rescue situations and to develop advanced skills in high angle rescue techniques and systems. Topics include ascending, pickoffs, knot passing, team operations, advanced litter packaging, rigging and lowering as well as horizontal and high/ low tensioned systems. This program also includes written testing as well as skills evaluation.

 

FIREGROUND STRATEGY & TACTICS FOR 1ST ARRIVING COMPANIES

LOCATION:  Port Byron FD

DATES:  10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 & 11/1 - 2018

TIMES:  7-10PM

INSTRUCTOR:  Mike Deyneka

PREREQUISITE:  Firefighter 1

MIN CLASS (10)  MAX CLASS (24)

 

MEDIUM STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE OPS - TOOLS

LOCATION:  TO BE ANNOUNCED

DATES:  10/6 & 10/7 - 2018

TIMES: 8AM - 4PM

PREREQUISITE:  Basic Structral Collapse Ops or Trench Awareness

INSTRUCTOR:  Jay Mazurkiewicz - OFPC

MIN CLASS (10)    MAX CLASS (20)

 

WINTER SKYWARN SPOTTER COURSE

DATE:  Wednesday, October 24TH, 2018

LOCATION:  Cayuga County Office Building – Basement Conference Room

TIME:  6:30PM – 8:30PM

Objective:   To train storm spotters about winter storms and what to report to the National Weather Service(NWS) and Emergency Management relating to snow, ice, rain and flooding.

Topics Include: Information on SKYWARN and its goal, the NWS mission and the importance of spotters and ground truth reports and examples of how spotters can help forecasters warn the public; winter weather hazards, winter weather terminology, winter storms including snowstorms, blizzards, lake effect snow, rainstorms, flooding and ice storms, winter weather and flood safety, how to get winter weather information and procedures for reporting snowfall, ice, flooding and rainfall to the NWS. 

Who Should Attend: Individuals who are interested in becoming SKYWARN weather spotters, feeding valuable information to the National Weather Service.  SKYWARN spotters are independent of any government agency and are not by definition “Storm Chasers”. 

For more information, please visit the National SKYWARN homepage at http://www.skywarn.org

AMTRAK PASSENGER TRAIN EMERGENCIES

DATE:  Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

LOCATION:  Cayuga County Office Building - Basement Conference Room

TIME: 8am - 12pm

INSTRUCTOR:  Gary Hearn - AMTRAK

PREREQUISITE:  None

*** Classroom only, no maximum class size ***

Amtrak Passenger Train Emergency Response Procedures

This course is presented by Amtrak. Content includes familiarization with railroad systems, equipment, and operational procedures; operation of access and egress devices, as well as emergency operation of the equipment; power systems including locomotives, electric powered equipment; firefighting/search and rescue procedures for rail cars, and victim removal from rail cars using various rescue procedures.

 

 

 

   

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EMS Available Training

BEMT ORIGINAL

Dates: 9/8/18 - 3/21/19

Sat. 9/8/18 NYS Paperwork, Course Overview

Classes will be Mondays &  Wednesdays 6:30-9:30 PM

Instructor:  David Newert, CIC

Location:  Moravia Fire Station, 33 Keeler Ave, Moravia

Pre-registration by 8/31/18

***Minimum number of students required to hold this class is 20***

BEMT REFRESHER

Dates: 8/25/18 - 3/21/19

Mondays 6:30-9:30 PM

Some Saturdays

Instructor: David Newert, CIC

Location:  Moravia Fire Station, 33 Keeler Ave, Moravia

Pre-registration by 8/17/18

Challenge Practical 8/25/18 at the Cayuga County Office Bldg. Next class 9/8/18 in Moravia with the Original Course. 

 

BEMT REFRESHER

Dates: 8/25/18 - 11/15/18

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:30 - 9:30 PM

Instructor: Mandy Applebee, CIC

Location: Cayuga County Office Bldg, 160 Genesee St, Auburn

Basement Conf. Room

Pre-register by 8-22/18