This course complies with the standards set by NFPA 1081 (Industrial Fire Brigade Member – Incipient), and covers the general knowledge necessary to understand basic fire behaviour and the skills necessary to function as a member of an Industrial Fire Brigade. Students learn how to operate within an incident management system and emergency response operations plan for a site. Topics include the standard operating and safety procedures for a site, including site-specific hazards. Learning activities include initiating communications, using facility communications equipment to effectively relay oral or written information, responding to alarms, returning equipment to service, and completing incident reports.
Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 32 hours Prerequisites: Though students do not need a prerequisite or corequisite to complete FIRE 123 with College of the Rockies, students require FIRE 111 (Hazardous Materials Awareness) to receive Pro Board certification for NFPA 1081 standards for Industrial Firefighter. Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/FIRE123.pdf