Firefighter I (Requires Medical Clearance)
Old Course Code: FFI

Medical Clearance Required Before Course Start

Instructional Hours: 108.00


Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely and effectively perform basic firefighting operations as part of a firefighting team. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand and apply the principles of fire behavior; building construction; water distribution systems; fixed fire protection systems; ventilation; hose streams; fire prevention; and inspections, ladders, and rescue techniques

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are the fire department organization, communications, the incident command system, ropes and knots, fire behavior, safety, fire prevention, personal protective equipment, fire extinguishers, respiratory protection, ventilation, hoselines, forcible entry, search and rescue procedures, and ladder and sprinkler systems. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the written and practical examinations.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Certification: Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for:

  • Fire Fighter I

Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
FIRE-101-S059-2019 Registration Closed North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 02-17-2019
End: 05-05-2019 (Subject to Change)
09:00 01-28-2019 MFRI North East Regional Training Center
FIRE-101-S055-2019 Register
Course runs on T/Sun. Sunday sessions start at 0830 hours and ends at 1530 hours.
Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 02-26-2019
End: 05-28-2019 (Subject to Change)
18:30 02-06-2019 Funkstown Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-101-S060-2019 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-05-2019
End: 06-07-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-20-2019 Salisbury Fire Department Station 16
FIRE-101-S051-2019 Register
Baltimore Co. Fire Service Members Only
North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-19-2019
End: 05-23-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-28-2019 Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company
  Baltimore Co. Fire Service Members Only
FIRE-101-S046-2019 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 06-17-2019
End: 08-07-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:00 05-28-2019 Anne Arundel County Fire Department Training Academy