Fire Fighter II

Course Code:

Credit Hours:
301 clock hours

Effective beginning:



Course Description:
This is a continuation course after Firefighter I and prepares the student for employment as a Florida Certified Firefighter. This course builds upon the skills and knowledge attained in Firefighter I and prepares students for mastery of the basic competencies required.

Course Details




Bob Lemons
Public Service Bldg. Y


Required textbooks/ course materials:

Essentials of Fire Fighting, 7th ed., IFSTA.  ISBN: 9780879396572


Assignment/course outline:

See instructor first-day handout


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

FFP 0031V is not a general education core course, but is a core Fire Fighter I course.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Building Construction & Structural Collapse Awareness
  • Rescue and Extrication
  • Water Supply
  • Fire Hose
  • Fire Streams
  • Fire Control
  • Fire Detection, Alarm, and Suppression Systems
  • Protecting Fire Scene Evidence
  • Fire Department
  • Communications
  • Fire Prevention and Public Education
  • Flammable Gas Control
  • Florida Fire Chiefs Statewide
    Emergency Response Plan
  • Thermal Imaging – (TIC)
  • Positive Pressure Ventilation
  • Engine Company Evolutions
  • Ladder Company Evolutions
  • Company Evolutions - Combined Operations
  • Air monitoring – CO, LEL, O2 – SCBA
  • New Challenges
  • Firefighter Safety and Survival

FF Outcome 1: Demonstrate mastery of Firefighter knowledge and skills.

FF Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for Firefighters.

FF Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking/problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Firefighter’s work setting.

FF Outcome 4: Exhibit leadership through team building, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Firefighter’s work setting.

FF Outcome 5: Demonstrate skills required to become certified and employed as Firefighters.

Tests, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Skills Check


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Lecture
  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Role Play
  • Demonstrations
  • Hands on applications


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