Jun 29, 2022  
2022 - 2023 College Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 College Catalog
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FTA* 101 - Fundamentals of Firefighting I


9 credits
The first of two courses that provides the essentials of firefighting including fire department operations, firefighting equipment and safety. Emphasis on the chemistry of fire, techniques of firefighting, and utilization of equipment in fire suppression. Physical training is mandatory and is expected daily. The GWCC Certification program is designed to meet all requirements of the State of Connecticut Commission of Fire protection, firefighter I certification.
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the GCC Firefighting I and II Certification Academy. M.D. physical and clearance to participate in physical activities, lifting, bending, and carrying up to 30 lbs.



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