ASP113 – 36.00 Hours

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

Course Description

This phase provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills to be trained to the level of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. This is the third of five phases necessary to obtain your Firefighting 1 and Firefighting 2 through the State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).

This course provides advanced firefighting techniques. Students rotate among the following classroom sessions and field operation exercises according to the section to which they are assigned.


  • Firefighting Phase 1 or previous training in all of the subject areas contained within Firefighting Phase 1
  • Firefighting Phase 2 or previous training in all of the subject areas contained within Firefighting Phase 2
  • Prerequisite Verification

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual.

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.


It is strongly recommended students purchase and read prior to attending:

Copy of the” IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition”, which can be purchased from:
IFSTA or thru the SFFMA.
ISBN: 978-0-13-314080-4
IFSTA Item # 36935

This textbook will be used for all the Firefighting Phases classes.

TEEX will not provide or sell the recommended IFSTA textbook.

The end of course test will cover reading assignments and lectures found in this Phase. This test will measure your comprehension level of subject matter found in this Phase.

Students should read over all the topics listed above before the first day of class.  For your benefit, there are review questions found at the end of each chapter.

Physical Condition

Due to the strenuous nature of firefighting and rescue activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.


  • Fire Department Communication (Read – Chapter 3, pages 92-116, 123-127)
  • Ropes, Webbing and Knots (Read – Chapter 8, pages 366-417)
  • Scene Lighting (Read – Chapter 10, pages 476-484)
  • Water Supply (Read – Chapter 14, pages 780-811)
  • Fire Control: Live Burns (Read – Chapter 17, Skills)
  • Fire Control: Misc. Skills (Read Chapter 17, pages 1027-1031, Skills: 1087-1091, 1097
  • Loss Control (Read – Chapter 18, pages 1100-1141)
  • Fire Origin and Cause Determination (Read – Chapter 19, pages 1142-1165)
  • Fire and Life Safety Initiatives (Read – Chapter 21, pages 1218-1267)

Suggested Audience

All Emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

Other Information

Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.

Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

I work patrol special assignments, and investigations. What I learned in this class will improve my skills and abilities in the field.

— Crime Scene Investigation
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