FRPT1240 Emergency Response Operations

This course is to supplement the material and skills learned in Firefighter I, Apparatus Operator and Hazardous Materials classes and give the student hands on experience by simulating the job in the field. This will give the student experience in working a fire department shift and an opportunity to exercise their skills and decision-making abilities through various controlled scenarios including different types of fires, fire alarms, vehicle accidents, rescues, hazardous materials release and other emergency calls.

Credits

1

Prerequisite

FRPT1100, FRPT1105 or Instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate the ability to work with other entities within the emergency response
Analyze various situations found in the field
Mitigate various emergencies

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Course Credits section of this syllabus for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Campus

Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

0

lab:

1