SRJC Course Outlines

10/3/2022 4:12:47 AMFIRE 204B Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 204BTitle:  FIRE COMMAND 1B  
Full Title:  Fire Command 1B
Last Reviewed:11/1/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.2517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled21.88
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled1.001 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.25 Contact Total39.38
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  43.75Total Student Learning Hours: 83.13 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to apply the principles contained in Fire Command 1A to the problems associated with multi-casualty, hazardous materials, and wildland fire incidents.  Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a Fire Command 1B certificate from the State Fire Marshal's office.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of FIRE 202A OR FIRE 204A or equivalent


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed to apply the principles contained in Fire Command 1A to the problems associated with multi-casualty, hazardous materials, and wildland fire incidents.  Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a Fire Command 1B certificate from the State Fire Marshal's office.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FIRE 202A OR FIRE 204A or equivalent
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
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CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Identify the components of the ICS.
2.  Demonstrate the ability to manage a fire ground incident.
3.  List the steps used in the Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) system.
4.  Describe the organization structure of an MCI plan.
5.  Identify various materials in the Department of Transportation (DOT) Guide and list the behaviors for each.
6.  List the steps used to mitigate a hazardous materials incident using the ICS.
7.  List the factors affecting wildland fire behavior.
8.  Describe the direct and indirect attack strategies used on wildland fires.
9.  Describe the steps used in the structural triage process.
10.Demonstrate actions to facilitate various simulated multi-casualty, hazardous materials and wildfire situations.
11.Establish immediate concerns and primary objectives.
12.Apply either simple or complex decision models to determine the strategy, tactics, and methods of control.
13.Identify the management and operational principles required to bring these emergencies under control.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Review of the Incident Command System
        a. Fire Command 1A course review
        b. Concepts of the ICS organization
 2.  Multi-Casualty Incidents (MCI)
        a. Components of triage and START
        b. ICS and the Emergency Medical System (EMS)
  3.  Hazardous Materials Incidents
        a. Properties of hazardous materials
        b. Toxicology
        c.  Site control and work zones
        d.  Evacuation considerations
        e.  The decision making process
         f.  ICS and the hazardous materials incident
        g.  Various materials in the Department of Transportation (DOT) Guide
 4.  Wildland Fire Incidents
        a. Factors affecting wildland fires
        b. Defensive and offensive strategies in wildland firefighting
        c. Use of direct and indirect attack methods on wildland fires
        d.  Structure protection and triage in wildland fires
        e.  Wildland fire safety
 5.  Emergency Simulations
        a. Skull sessions
        b. Simulation exercises

Assignments:
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1. Command and decision based scenarios
2. Manual worksheets (5-10)
3. State exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Scenarios
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Command and decision based scenarios
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
80 - 90%
State exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  CFSTES Manaul Fire Command 1B by California Fire Service Training and Education System - SFMO, 1998 (classic)

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