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:

The Firefighter II program uses hands on skills testing as the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be observant and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies and student discussion on specific topics. Given information from discussion and reading materials, through hands on skills testing, the student will satisfy the Job Performance Requirements (JPR) of the applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, as well as any applicable skill sheets that have been adopted by the Florida State Fire College, Bureau of Standards and Training.

NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2019 edition


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