Firefighter I

Requires Medical Clearance
Must be submitted prior to the first class session.

Instructional Hours: 135.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.

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.

*Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Firefighter I

Prerequisites

This course requires medical clearance.

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Instructional Hours: 135.00
Requires Medical Clearance  - Must be submitted prior to the first class session.
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
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Registration is Closed.
Start Date: 06-24-2024
End Date: 08-01-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 06-04-2024
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Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
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Start Date: 06-24-2024
End Date: 10-26-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 05-29-2024
Registration Close: 06-20-2024
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Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S064-2024
Registration is Closed.
Start Date: 07-01-2024
End Date: 08-07-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 05-13-2024
Registration Close: 06-12-2024
MFRI Southern Maryland Regional Training Center More →
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S013-2025
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Start Date: 08-19-2024
End Date: 12-07-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 05-28-2024
Registration Close: 07-29-2024
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Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S005-2025
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Start Date: 08-21-2024
End Date: 12-14-2024
First Class Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 04-21-2024
Registration Close: 08-01-2024
Garrett College Career Technology Training Center More →
Coordinated by: Western Maryland. For questions contact: wmcontact@mfri.org

Course will run on a Wednesday / Saturday schedule. Saturday sessions will begin at 0830 and end at 1530 hours with a lunch break.

Course will run on a Wednesday / Saturday schedule. Saturday sessions will begin at 0830 and end at 1530 hours with a lunch break.

Some sessions, due to logistics, will be held at WMRTC.

FIRE-101-S006-2025
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Start Date: 08-22-2024
End Date: 12-19-2024
First Class Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Thursdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 04-24-2024
Registration Close: 08-02-2024
Washington County Public Safety Training Center More →
Coordinated by: Western Maryland. For questions contact: wmcontact@mfri.org

Course will run on a Thursday / Sunday schedule. Sunday sessions will begin at 0830 and end at 1530 hours with a lunch break.

FIRE-101-S015-2025
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Start Date: 08-26-2024
End Date: 12-11-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 06-05-2024
Registration Close: 08-06-2024
MFRI North East Regional Training Center More →
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S012-2025
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Start Date: 08-27-2024
End Date: 12-22-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 05-28-2024
Registration Close: 08-07-2024
MFRI Upper Eastern Shore Regional Training Center More →
Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S011-2025
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Start Date: 08-28-2024
End Date: 11-15-2024
First Class Time: 09:00 - 12:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 05-28-2024
Registration Close: 08-08-2024
MFRI Upper Eastern Shore Regional Training Center More →
Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S016-2025
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Start Date: 09-03-2024
End Date: 12-12-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 06-05-2024
Registration Close: 08-14-2024
Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company More →
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org

Baltimore County Fire Service Personnel Only.

Saturday Sessions are 0800-1500 hrs.

FIRE-101-S019-2025
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Start Date: 09-03-2024
End Date: 02-27-2025
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 06-11-2024
Registration Close: 08-14-2024
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department #3 More →
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S018-2025
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Start Date: 09-09-2024
End Date: 02-20-2025
First Class Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 06-10-2024
Registration Close: 08-15-2024
Cecil County School of Technology More →
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S010-2025
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Start Date: 09-09-2024
End Date: 12-23-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 05-08-2024
Registration Close: 08-20-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org

Saturday dates will include 9/14, 9/21, 10/12, 10/19, 11/9, 11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21

FIRE-101-S008-2025
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Start Date: 09-10-2024
End Date: 12-19-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 05-08-2024
Registration Close: 08-21-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org

Course may include weekend sessions, per instructor Weekend sessions 0800-1500

FIRE-101-S009-2025
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Start Date: 09-16-2024
End Date: 12-23-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 05-08-2024
Registration Close: 08-27-2024
Carroll County Public Safety Training Center More →
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org
FIRE-101-S017-2025
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Start Date: 09-17-2024
End Date: 01-05-2025
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 06-06-2024
Registration Close: 08-28-2024
MFRI North East Regional Training Center More →
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org