FST-100 Fire Service Technology
This course will transcript the non-credit Idaho State Fire Fighters certification courses to 33 credits so they can be utilized as the technical skills courses for the Fire Service Technology A.A.S. degree. These courses are delivered through fire departments statewide. Fire Service-related courses such as the following are included in this transcription: Fire Fighter II, Technical Rescue, Hazmat, Rescue, Extrication, Fire Investigation, Paramedic, Wildland, Emergency Medical Technician, Building Construction, Incident Command System, Driver Operation, Fire Officer, and Instructor. For every 15 hours of theory/lecture training 1 credit will be awarded, and for every 30 hours of skills-based/lab training 1 credit will be awarded.
FST-101 Fire Fighter 1
Lecture: 8 hours per week, Lab: 8 hours per week
Offering: Spring Only, All Years
This course is designed to prepare students for the written and practical skills examinations for Idaho Fire Fighter 1 certification accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). Instruction includes basic firefighting skills, hazardous materials and infection control for emergency responders. The academy offers students the opportunity to learn from and network with instructors from Coeur d'Alene Fire Department, Kootenai County Fire and Rescue, and Northern Lakes Fire District.