XFD006 – 8.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This is the lesson covering personal protective clothing and equipment. This lesson describes different types of protective clothing and equipment, safety considerations related to protective clothing and equipment, and how to prepare clothing and equipment for reuse. The lesson also covers self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). It describes how to don and doff SCBA, how to inspect and maintain SCBA, and how to use respiratory equipment.

(Note: Skills portion may or may not be included in this course please contact the host agency for details) 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. PPE, including reflective safety vest for the skills portion of the class.   

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Recommended

Essentials of Fire Fighting, Seventh Edition recommended.

Topics

  • After completing this lesson, the student shall be able to distinguish between types of personal protective clothing and equipment as explain how to safely use various types of protective clothing and equipment.

Suggested Audience

All emergency and crisis response personnel 

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]

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