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District 03

Classes

Fire Behavior & Flashover

District: District 03
County: Allen
Location: Fort Wayne Fire Department Academy
Instructors: Chris Walker(ChrisWalker)  

Start Time:
07-26-2014 8:00 am
End Time:
07-26-2014 4:00 pm
Cut Off:
07-25-2014
Capacity:
24
Registered:
18    [View List]

District 3 and the Fort Wayne Fire Department are hosting a Fire Behavior & Flashover class on July 26th, 2014 from 8:00am-4:00pm at the FWFD Training facility located at 2700 Dwenger Avenue, Fort Wayne. Students should bring NFPA compliant PPE and SCBA and mask if available. This class is free.

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Chief Officer Development Program

District: District 03
County: Allen
Location: Public Safety Academy of Northeast Indiana
Instructors: Chris Walker(ChrisWalker)  

Start Time:
07-28-2014 8:00 am
End Time:
07-28-2014 4:00 pm
Cut Off:
07-28-2014
Capacity:
25
Registered:
9    [View List]
Attachment:
ChiefOfficerFlyer

The Chief Officer’s Leadership Institute will be held at the Ivy Tech Public Safety Academy July 28th- August 1st, 2014, from 0800 until 1600 each day.

The Chief Officer Leadership Institute (COLI) is program designed for chief officers or those aspiring to serve as a chief officer. The COLI seeks to develop, enhance and refine the qualities essential for leading through the challenges of a modern fire service organization. The program strives to help newer chiefs improve their leadership skill set and help aspiring chief officers prepare for positions of greater responsibility. The program will provide new knowledge, build self-awareness of strengths and opportunities for personal development, facilitate changes in perspective, develop skills for success, and share strategies for changing behaviors.

The class will be facilitated by Chief Richard B. Gasaway, PhD, EFO, CFO, MICP.  You may learn more about Chief Gasaway through the following Social Media accounts:

 

Facebook: SAMatters Fan Page
LinkedIn: Rich Gasaway
Twitter: @RichGasaway

Twitter: @SAMatters
Youtube: SAMattersTV

 

The class is funded by IDHS and hosted by the Fort Wayne Fire Department.  Please register on the District 3 Training Website.  

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Green Building Construction for the Fire Service

District: District 03
County: Allen
Location: St Joseph Twp Fire Dept
Instructors: Chris Walker(ChrisWalker)  

Start Time:
08-09-2014 8:00 am
End Time:
08-09-2014 5:00 pm
Cut Off:
07-25-2014
Capacity:
40
Registered:
4    [View List]

New "green building" construction is popping up throughout Indiana. Please join us on Saturday August 8th as John Shafer, fire service instructor and developer of the website Green Maltese (http://www.greenmaltese.com) shares information on the hazards of operating in these types of buildings and what new construction technologies are on the horizon. This is not your typical building construction class! John Shafer is an 18 year veteran of the fire service, and currently a Lieutenant and the Training Officer for the Greencastle Fire Department. An Indiana regionally recognized instructor on building construction, fireground search and command management, he has traveled throughout the State of Indiana delivering specialized training programs on building construction, fireground search and firefighter safety. - See more at: http://www.greenmaltese.com

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503 - Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations

District: District 03
County: Noble
Location: Orange Township Fire Department

Start Time:
08-16-2014 8:00 am
End Time:
08-16-2014 12:00 pm
Cut Off:
08-16-2014
Capacity:
25
Registered:
3    [View List]

The Noble County Instructors Association and District 3 Fire Training Council are hosting a Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations course beginning on August 16th, 2014. The first class will be hosted at the Orange Township Fire Department on 8/16/14 at 8am. The syllabus for the course is posted to the right. Books will be provided for this course however they must be returned the day of the online test. The pre-requisites for this course are 18 years of age- must be involved in fire suppression, fire code enforcement, fire education, teaching fire science, or fire investigation.

 

 

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203-D/O Mobile Water Supply

District: District 03
County: Steuben
Location: Angola Vfd
Instructors: Chris Walker(ChrisWalker)  

Start Time:
08-20-2014 6:00 pm
End Time:
08-20-2014 10:00 pm
Cut Off:
08-20-2014
Capacity:
25
Registered:
21    [View List]
Location:
Angola Vfd
Attachment:
MWSSyllabus

Course Description:    This course examines in detail the various types of mobile water supply & pumping apparatus on the market today.  The students utilizing NFPA standards 1901, 1904, and 1500, will identify the proper chapters on a given situation.  Topics will include: driving & operating, apparatus placement on an emergency incident, types of pumps, tests, equipment, drafting, relay pumping, water shuttle and maintenance on various types of apparatus. The books will be provided for this course and the course is free. Driver Operator – Mobile Water Supply certification pre-requisite:

• First Class Firefighter or Firefighter I for 1 year 

• A valid driver’s license 

Major Course Objectives:

1.                  Describe the history of fire apparatus.

2.                  Describe driving techniques.

3.                  Describe NFPA standards.

4.                  Describe fill site & dump site operation.

5.                  Describe relay pumping.

 

Attendance:   Students are expected to attend (and participate in) all class and practical sessions.  Absences exceeding 20% of total class time may constitute reason for the instructor withdrawing/dropping the student from the course. 

Course & Content: IFSTA Driver / Operator Pumping Apparatus Handbook

                                          2nd Edition

Wednesday 8-20-14 (A)  Introductions

6p – 10p                            Lecture:   Chapters 1, 2 & 3 Driver Operator Pumper Book

                                          Assignment:  Read Chapters 4 & 5 Pumper Book

Thursday 8-28-14 (C)     Lecture:  Chapters 4 & 5 Pumper Book

6p – 10p                            Assignment: Read Chapters 13 & 14                     

Wednesday 9-3-14 (C)    Lecture: Chapters 14 & 13 Pumper Book

6p – 10p                            Review material for skills and written exam      

Sunday 9-7-14 (A)           Practical skills and check offs

8a - ??                              

 

Wednesday 9-10-14 (A)  State Written Exam (6p - ??)

The syllabus for this course is posted to the right----

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Live Skills Day

District: District 03
County: Allen
Location: Southwest Fire District
Instructors: Chris Walker(ChrisWalker)  

Start Time:
09-20-2014 8:00 am
End Time:
09-20-2014 4:00 pm
Cut Off:
09-20-2014
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Attachment:
ManvsMachine

YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER ON THIS WEBSITE FOR THIS CLASS- the flyer to register is located to the right of this post. The Fort Wayne Metro FOOLS and Southwest Fire District are hosting the Man vs. Machine course from P.L. Vulcan Fire Training Concepts, the same instructor cadre from the FDIC course. This is the same course but hosted locally for a fraction of the price. 

Course flyer and registration information is posted to the right. Please note the registration deadline on the flyer.

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