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FIRE 120   Fire Academy* (12 Hours)

Prerequisites: HPER 240 and department approval (Selective Application, call 913-469-4405 for more information).

This course provides cognitive, psychomotor and affective instruction for those students seeking certification as a firefighter in the state of Kansas. The class covers hazardous materials (first responder; operations level), fire department communications, fire ground operations, rescue operations and prevention, preparedness and maintenance, and physical agility (CPAT). Upon successful completion of the cognitive examinations and all psychomotor skills evaluations, students will be allowed to sit for the Kansas Fire Fighter I and II state certification examinations, which are administrated by the University of Kansas, Fire and Rescue Training Institute. 15 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk. This course is typically taught in the fall and spring semesters only.