Basic Firefighter Safety

CEF101 – 1.50 Hours


FP CEF101 9 $10.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

In this Basic Firefighter Safety course, you will review the fundamentals of firefighter safety, including health and safety programs and procedures, common incidents and injuries, and consequences of exposure. The focus will be on prevention through awareness, following the hierarchy of controls, and maintenance of overall health. This one-module course will present the latest data, research, and best practices.  Ongoing knowledge checks will ensure your comprehension of the content.  At the end of the course, a final exam will assess your understanding and retention of the course content.  This course offers the end user 1.5 CEU upon completion.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Technical Requirements

In order to successfully complete this course, you should have access to computer equipment meeting the following system requirements:

  • Recommended screen resolution:  1280 x 1024
  • Minimum screen resolution:  1024 x 768
  • Broadband or high speed internet
  • Latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari web browsers
  • Latest version of Flash
  • Latest version of Adobe Reader

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.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • 1. Identify common types of accidents and injuries as well as their causes.
  • 2. Explain potential long-term consequences of exposure to products of combustion.
  • 3. Describe the responsibilities a firefighter must comply with relating to occupational health and safety programs.
  • 4. Summarize safety procedures while around fire apparatus.
  • 5. Outline safety procedures for ensuring a safe station facility environment.

Suggested Audience

Individuals seeking continuing education in the fire service.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

Contact Information

Online Continuing Education

Customer Care
Phone: (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]