Indiana Firefighter Training System - Indiana Department of Homeland Security

District 05

Classes

SAR 100 - Crime Scene Operations

District:District 05
County:Johnson
Location:
Instructors:Chip Sunier(csunier)  

Start Time:
08-02-2014 9:00 am
End Time:
08-02-2014 5:00 am
Cut Off:
07-18-2014
Capacity:
20
Registered:
18    [View List]

This one day course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of crime scene procedures, protecting evidence and documentation, safety of the operator and canine in potential hazardous situations (Meth labs, hazmat environments, etc) 

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301 - Instructor I

District:District 05
County:Marion
Location:Decatur Township Fire Department
Instructors:David Probo(dprobo)  

Start Time:
08-11-2014 8:00 am
End Time:
08-11-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
08-15-2014
Capacity:
25
Registered:
24    [View List]

Instructor 1 District 5 Class

Class Dates: August 11-15(Classes will run from 0900-1700)

                        August 16 might be needed to complete some of the skills.

Practical Skills Date: August 15 (possibly running into Aug 16th if necessary)

Written Exam Date: August 15 or 16th

Class Size: 25 max

Course Hours: 40

Location: Decatur Township Fire Department, 5410 S. High School Road, Indianapolis, IN 46221

Instructor: Deb Estes - Pike Fire

Lead Evaluator: TBD

Proctor: Chuck Valentine

ACE Code: ITIR

Course Description:


The objective of this course is to teach instructors and trainers how to organize and teach a course effectively, using existing lesson plans.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to plan instruction, using a variety of instructional methods; teach diverse learners; evaluate course outcomes; and address the critical issues of safety and the legal issues of training. 

Prerequisites

Additional Information

Major topics covered in the course are the challenges of emergency services instruction; speaking before a group; safety; the instructor's role; legal considerations; the psychology of learning; instructional delivery practical training evolutions; and instructional media, testing and evaluation. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, observation, and final examination.

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406 - Safety Officer

District:District 05
County:Boone
Location:Lebanon Fire Department

Start Time:
08-11-2014 9:00 am
End Time:
08-11-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
07-31-2014
Capacity:
20
Registered:
19    [View List]

Safety Officer Course Announcement

Location:      Lebanon Fire Department

                  975 Lasley Dr., Lebanon, IN 46052

Date/Time:  August 11-15  9 am to 5 pm (Every Day)

Lead Instructor:  Battalion Chief Shawn Grass, IFD

Registration: www.indianafiretraining.com (under District 5 tab) 

Registration Cutoff:  July 31, 2014 

For more course information, please see the course information area.

For class information, please contact Deputy Chief Robert Wirey at rwirey@cityoflebanon.org or Chief Grass at Shawn.Grass@indy.gov. 

 

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401 - Fire Officer: Strategy and Tactics

District:District 05
County:Marion
Location:Decatur Township Fire Department
Instructors:David Probo(dprobo)  

Start Time:
08-18-2014 9:00 am
End Time:
08-18-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
08-16-2014
Capacity:
25
Registered:
23    [View List]

Fire Officer Strategy and Tactics District 5 Class

 

Class Dates: August 18-21 (Classes will run from 0900-1700)

Practical Skills Date: August 21

Written Exam Date: August 22

Class Size: 25 max

Course Hours: 40

Location: Decatur Township Fire Department, 5410 S. High School Road, Indianapolis, IN 46221

Instructor: Mike Podgorski

Lead Evaluator: Robin Nicoson

Proctor: Chuck Valentine

Course Description:

The purpose of the Fire Officer Strategy and Tactics course is to provide senior firefighters and entry level Fire Officers with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements as outlined in NFPA 1021 sections 4.6.1 and 4.6.2. Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to function safely and effectively as the initial incident commander. This course is designed to give the candidates the ability to perform scene size up and make strategic and tactical decisions during the first 15 minutes of an incident. To obtain certification candidates must successfully complete the practical skills, score at least a 70% on the state written exam and meet ALL prerequisites prior to testing. Candidates should expect to spend time outside of class to complete the required exercises and prepare for the written and practical examinations.

Prerequisites

Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to function safely and effectively as the initial incident commander. 
To obtain certification candidates must successfully complete the practical skills, score at least a 70% on the state written exam and meet ALL prerequisites prior to testing. Candidates should expect to spend time outside of class to complete the required exercises and prepare for the written and practical examinations..

Additional Information
This course is designed to give the candidates the ability to perform scene size up and make strategic and tactical decisions during the first 15 minutes of an incident.

 

The students will be given some pre-assignments 3 weeks before the first day of class.  When they show up on the first day they will each have their own 3 ring binder and they will have some small homework assignments during class week, which includes their part of a “group presentation” that they will do on day 4.  The presentations allow them to teach one another and increase their knowledge base and they will split off 1 to 2 at a time (depending on if you have 2 evaluators or not) in order to do their scenario in another room.

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SAR 200 Ground Search III (Awareness)

District:District 05
County:Johnson
Location:Camp Atterbury
Instructors:Chip Sunier(csunier)  

Start Time:
08-23-2014 9:00 am
End Time:
08-23-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
08-09-2014
Capacity:
20
Registered:
20    [View List]
Attachment:
Class Notice

 

This two day course is designed to introduce the student to the specialized training required for ground search operations. The material covered in this class is based on the text “Fundamentals of Search and Rescue” available at NASAR (National Association for Search and Rescue) at 703-222-6277, or  www.nasar.org. Text books will be available for use during the two day class.  If you would like to order your own text (at the web site, above the “Log into Account” is a New Visitor Registration. Click on the New Visitor Registration to sign up and order your text book.) Again, text books will be available during the course.

406 - Safety Officer

District:District 05
County:Johnson
Location:White River Township Fire Department

Start Time:
09-08-2014 9:00 am
End Time:
09-08-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
09-08-2014
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
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Indiana Firefighter Training System - Indiana Department of Homeland Security

 

Course Announcement

Safety Officer

September 8 – 12, 2014 9am to 5 pm

Funded by IFTS District 5 and hosted by White River Township FD (Johnson County)

Lead Instructor:  Battalion Chief Shawn Grass

Location:  White River Township FD Headquarters

850 S. Mullinix Road

Greenwood, Indiana 46143

 

Cost:  Free.  Must register at:  www.indianafiretraining.com

 

The students will be able to identify and analyze health and safety aspects that affect emergency responder safety in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Additional Information

Major topics covered in the course are the role of the health and safety officer, the laws, standards, and regulations, health maintenance, accident investigation, and post-incident examination. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, end of course testing, and graded individual and group activities throughout the course.

The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hour in Occupational Health and Safety, Fire Science, or Emergency Management (2/95) (12/99).

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand the role of the health and safety officer in both the emergency and non-emergency situations.

 

Contact Training Chief Dale Saucier at 317-534-9024 for more information

 

 

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402 - Fire Officer I

District:District 05
County:Marion
Location:Decatur Township Fire Department
Instructors:David Probo(dprobo)  

Start Time:
09-15-2014 8:00 am
End Time:
09-15-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
09-20-2014
Capacity:
30
Registered:
29    [View List]

Officer 1 District 5 Class

 

Dates: 9-15, 17, 18 & 23 (Classes will run from 0900-1700)

Practical Skills date: 9/25

Written exam date: 9/26

Location: Decatur Township Fire Department, 5410 S. High School Road, Indianapolis, IN 46221

Instructor: Jim Campbell

Lead Evaluator: Robin Nicoson

Proctor: Chuck Valentine

Class Size: 30 max

 

Instructional Hours: 63 

ACE Code: FOTIR

Course Description:

The objective of this course is to provide entry-level training in company operations and administration at the first-line supervisory level.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to find ways to effectively manage human resources; community/public relations; fire department organizations and administration, including budgets, reports, and planning; fire inspection, investigation, and public education; emergency service delivery; and safety. (National Fire Protection Association 1021 Standard, Fire Officer Professional Qualifications). 

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for this course are MFRI Firefighter II, or MFSPQB, NPQS, or IFSAC Firefighter II certification. It is suggested a minimum of one year experience as a Firefighter II be completed before enrolling in this program.

Additional Information

Major topics covered in the course are the role of the fire officer, fire officer's responsibility in facing compliance and accountability, recognition and managing cultural diversity, safety and wellness of fire, quality management within the organizational structure, community awareness, public relations, fire safety education, functional leadership, problem solving, performance appraisal, building construction, fire cause determination, effective communication skills, and incident command system with strategy and tactics. 

Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, preceptorship program, quizzes, a final examination, and completion of required skills and preceptorship program.

ACE Credit Recommendations: The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course in the vocational certificate category or lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Fire Science Technology, Emergency Medical Service Technology, Emergency Management, or Public Administration (11/94) (12/99) (10/04). 

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SAR 300 - Ground Search II (Operations)

District:District 05
County:Johnson
Location:Camp Atterbury
Instructors:Chip Sunier(csunier)  

Start Time:
09-20-2014 9:00 am
End Time:
09-20-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
09-20-2014
Capacity:
20
Registered:
20    [View List]
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Directions

This class is the operations level class for Search and Rescue. It builds on the SAR 200 Awareness class.  Students will participate in hands on ground search activities. Dress appropriately for weather conditions. Students should bring a fully equipped 24 Hour Pack. Lunch will be "in the field".

Class will be located at:

Camp Atterbury

Search and Rescue Training Center

3008 Hospital Rd

Edinburgh IN

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