Prerequisite: FAC 118 or Firefighter 1 certification or completion of a CSFM approved Fire Academy
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU
This course is for veteran firefighters or other interested students that want to enhance their knowledge and ability as it pertains to the fire ground operations associated with truck company tactics and strategy. Basic roof construction, vertical and horizontal ventilation, forcible entry, positive and negative ventilation, search and rescue, thermal imaging technology, firefighter safety and survival, rapid intervention tactics, elevator rescue and related truck company operations will be discussed.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921