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Current & Upcoming Classes: 

FIRE OFFICER 1 MODULE SERIES LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISION (01-11-0152) - 125

Full Description: The Officer Development – Leadership & Supervision course provides current and potential fire officers with a fundamental knowledge of the duties, responsibilities, and leadership required to be successful as a fire officer. Additionally, this course covers the basic responsibilities of the fire officer as they relate to human resources management as well as common administrative functions. This course is based upon the requirements found in Chapter 4 of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.

 Designed for: Fire Officers and prospective Fire Officers.

 Course Length: 15 hours

 Course Number: (01-11-0152)- 125

 Course Location(s): Cayuga County Office Building - Emergency Services Training Room 160 Genesse St Auburn, NY 13021

Owasco Fire Department 7174 Owasco Rd Auburn, NY 13021

Instructor: Sam Giannettino

 Training Dates: Monday 3/4 @1830, *Saturday 3/9 @ 0900, *Thursday 3/21@ 1830, Monday 3/25 @ 1830, Wednesday 3/27 @ 1830. Please Note: * The class on 3/9 & 3/21 will be held at Owasco FD.

 Prerequisites: Firefighter I, or Basic Firefighter, or Firefighting Essentials Required Signed Training Authorization Letter (TAL) MUST be attached to your pre-registration.

 Registration Dates: Closes on 3/4/2024

 Available Seats: Minimum: 10    Maximum: 24

 For registration, go to the following: https://on.ny.gov/3uiJDXv


2021 BASIC EXTERIOR FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS W/HMFRO (01-05-0101) - 307

Description: This course prepares new firefighters to operate in the exterior or non-IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus inspection and cylinder changing, fire department communications, building construction and fire behavior, modern fire control research, portable fire extinguishers, rope and knot tying, ground ladders, forcible entry, tactical ventilation theory, water supply, hose and fire streams, loss control, orientation to fire origin and cause determination, fire prevention and life safety initiatives, confined space awareness, overview of first aid and buddy care, and Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations.

Designed for: Fire department personnel who, for whatever reason, will not be classified as an interior structural firefighter.

Training Dates: 1/23/24, 2/6, 2/8, 2/13, 2/15, 2/20, 2/22, 2/27, 2/29, 3/2 (double session Saturday), 3/5, 3/7, 3/9 (double session Saturday), 3/12, 3/14, 3/19, 3/21, 3/26, 3/28, 4/2, 4/4, 4/9, 4/11. Evening sessions are 1830 hours, Saturdays are 0800.

Prerequisites: Training Authorization Letter (TAL) must be attached at pre-registration

Registration Dates: 12/22/23- 1/23/24

Training Location: Sennett Fire Dept., Sta. 2, 3526 Franklin Street Rd., Auburn

Reporting Instructions: A chief or training officer must be in attendance at orientation

For registration, go to the following: https://on.ny.gov/3TFsce5


HM FIRST RESP OPS ANNUAL REFRESHER (01-09-0074) - 330

 Full Description: Provides training to review and refresh the competencies covered in OSHA 1910.120 HAZWOPER for First Responder Awareness and Operations Level Responders. This course provides a review of the nine classes of materials, the use of the US DOT Emergency Response Guidebook, principles of containment, confinement, and extinguishment within the scope of the duties of a first responder at the Operations Level. This training is designed to satisfy annual refresher training requirements of OSHA for hazardous materials.

 Designed for:  All emergency response personnel.

 Course Length: 4 hours

 Course Number: (01-09-0074)-330

 Course Location(s): Port Byron Fire Department 50 Utica St. Port Byron, NY 13140

 Training Dates: Monday January 22, 2024 @ 18:00

 Prerequisites:  Signed Training Authorization Letter must be attached in LMS

 INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Foster

Registration Dates: Closes on 1/22/2024

Available Seats: Minimum: 10     Maximum: 26

For registration, go to the following: https://on.ny.gov/3vED4yE 


Fire Officer 1 Module Series: Fireground Strategies and Tactics for First Arriving Companies

Full Description: Designed for the first arriving officer at any incident. The primary focus of this course is structural firefighting, but the lessons learned are applicable for any emergency scene. Elements of this course include scene size-up, decision-making, determining incident strategies, and making tactical assignments. Also included are lessons on building construction, fire behavior and growth as well as lessons for operating at common non-fire incidents such as motor vehicle accidents, propane and natural gas emergencies, and other typical non-fire emergencies. In addition to lecture and classroom activities, this course utilizes scenarios to allow participants to employ their newly learned skills in real-time.
Designed for: Fire Officers and prospective Fire Officers.
Course Length: 15 hours
Course Location(s): Cayuga County Office Building - Emergency Services Training Room
160 Genesse St., Auburn, NY 13021
Instructor: Sam Giannettino
Training Dates: Mondays 1/8/24, 1/22/24, 1/29/24 Wednesdays 1/24/24, 1/31/24 @ 1830
Prerequisites: BEFO, or Scene Support Operations, or Firefighter I, or Basic Firefighter, or Firefighting Essentials Required. Signed Training Authorization Letter (TAL) MUST be attached to your pre-registration.
Registration Dates: Closes on 1/8/2024
Available Seats: Minimum: 10 Maximum: 24
For registration, go to the following:

https://on.ny.gov/41rK0eu


FIREFIGHTER SELF RESCUE (FFS: SELF RESCUE) (01-05-0092) - 234

Full Description: This program is designed for firefighter self-rescue based on job performance requirements included in NFPA 1407: Standard for Training Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews, 2020 Edition. Course content will enable firefighters to recognize the types of events encountered on the fire ground that contribute to firefighter disorientation and/or entrapment, to have knowledge of what is necessary to ensure their safety and that of their partners or crew members, and perform self-rescue techniques when disoriented, separated, or when needing to exit a structure in an emergency. This course requires students to perform several practical evolutions with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and includes vertical self-rescue skills utilized for egress from an elevation.

Course Length: 12 hours

Course Number: (01-05-0092) - 234

Course Location(s): 1st class- Cayuga County Emergency Services Training Room – 160 Genesse St (Basement.) Auburn NY 13021 / Cayuga County Fire Training Center - 14 Quarry Rd Auburn NY 13021

Training Dates: Saturday 12/2/23 & Sunday 12/3/23 @ 0900

Prerequisites:  01-05-085 (SCBA/IFO-FF1) or Equivalent. Students must attach a completed and signed Training Authorization Letter to their student registration via the LMS Portal.

Registration Dates: Closes on 12/1/2023

Available Seats: 15

Instructor: Travis Poole

For registration, go to the following: https://on.ny.gov/47amfcJ


FIREFIGHTER SELF RESCUE (FFS: SELF RESCUE) (01-05-0092) - 231

Full Description: This program is designed for firefighter self-rescue based on job performance requirements included in NFPA 1407: Standard for Training Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews, 2020 Edition. Course content will enable firefighters to recognize the types of events encountered on the fire ground that contribute to firefighter disorientation and/or entrapment, to have knowledge of what is necessary to ensure their safety and that of their partners or crew members, and perform self-rescue techniques when disoriented, separated, or when needing to exit a structure in an emergency. This course requires students to perform several practical evolutions with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and includes vertical self-rescue skills utilized for egress from an elevation.

Course Length: 12 hours

Course Number: (01-05-0092) - 231

Course Location(s): 1st class- Cayuga County Emergency Services Training Room – 160 Genesse St (Basement.) Auburn NY 13021 / Cayuga County Fire Training Center - 14 Quarry Rd Auburn NY 13021

Training Dates: Saturday 12/9/23 & Sunday 12/10/23 @ 0900

Prerequisites:  01-05-085 (SCBA/IFO-FF1) or Equivalent. Students must attach a completed and signed Training Authorization Letter to their student registration via the LMS Portal.

Registration Dates: Closes on 12/9/2023

Available Seats: 15

Instructor: Travis Poole

 For registration: https://on.ny.gov/3QaoHtQ

 

EMT-B: ORIGINAL

Dates: 1/6/2024 to 6/20/2024

When: TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, SOME SATURDAYS (TBD) from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

Where: CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE BUILDING 160 GENESEE ST., AUBURN, NY 13021.

Instructor: Sarah Homick

To Register: Go to https://www.cayugacounty.us/ and click the Departments tab, then Emergency Services on the left. Click on the Register for Class line on the left side of the page. Follow the instructions on the page to fill out and submit the form, we will contact you in 7-10 business days to confirm your registration. 

If there are any questions please call the office at 315-255-1161.

*The minimum number of students required to run this class is 15 students*

 

HAZ MAT INCIDENT COMMAND

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
For registration, go to the following: on.ny.gov/45LV6fn

 

2021 SCBA/INTERIOR FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS-FF1 (01-05-0102) - 231

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

Registration Link: https://on.ny.gov/3rqfu6M

 

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 

For registration, go to the following:

https://on.ny.gov/3DtVIdD

 

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).

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3BdkWvF

 

FIRE INVESTIGATION FOR THE LINE OFFICER (01-01-0039) - 019

WebEx- Evening 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: 12/11/2023 - 12/12/2023. This course is 2
 evening sessions on December 11th and 12th from 6 PM- 9 PM.
Prerequisites: Training Authorization Letter (TAL)
Registration Dates: 12/11/2022 - 11/27/2023
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).
Registration Link: https://bit.ly/41usEvQ

 

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