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Welcome Everybody,

In an effort to get information out across multiple forms of media we are going to post classes that are going on in Indiana Fire Training District 4 here and also on our Facebook page.  Please feel free to check back regularly for information that is going on in the District.

Thanks,
Kurt
District 4 Training Coordinator
Indiana Fire Training System – District 4
“You can’t train enough for a job that can kill you.” Chief Rich Gasaway.

 

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D/O Mobile Water Supply

All,
There are two D/O classes that are in Acadis. These two classes go together. You need to be available for both classes. Classes will be held in Battle Ground Fire Station One.


Fire – Driver/Operator General – DOG0126

Brief DescriptionTo provide a firefighter with Driver Operator knowledge/skills to meet the min. JPRs in NFPA 1002.Full DescriptionThis course is designed to train firefighting driver/operators with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements as outlined in NFPA 1002. This course prepares the firefighter to assume responsibility as a fire apparatus operator. It also, prepares the firefighter to understand the science of fluids at rest and in motion, and the physical relationships between water and the mechanisms for moving it to achieve desired fire flows. The program concentrates on numerical data and mathematical calculations. It also includes the study of the practices and procedures involved in the safe and effective operation of today’s fire apparatus. Additionally, this course is also designed for Officers who are responsible for the administration of vehicle operations. This course covers common driving hazards, vehicle maintenance and inspections, and driver’s training.

Training Dates04/27/2020 – 05/09/2020

Training LocationDistrict 4

Resources RequiredIn order to test for this course you must meet the prerequisite of being a First Class Firefighter or Firefighter II for 1 year and carry a valid driver’s license. If you do not meet these prerequisites you will not be issued a testing ID, and not allowed to test until you do meet these prerequisites.  It is suggested that any apparatus your department has, which the driver operator may use, to be at the course when the students are completing their practical skills so they may be tested on the specific apparatus they may use. Students shall understand and follow all instructions pertaining to operational safety, as stated by instructors or as written in course materials. Instructors and students shall be mindful of safety at all times. Conduct judged to be unsafe shall be grounds for dismissal from the course.

Reporting InstructionsApril 27th from 1800-2000 April 29th from 1800-2200 May 1st from 1800-2200 May 4th from 1800-2200 May 6th from 1800-2200 May 9th from 0800-1700 (The practical exam and written exam will take place this day)

This class will be run with the Mobile Water Supply Class DOMWS0030  that will follow in the end of May.  You need sign up for both classes.

Class will be held at Battle Ground Fire Station in Tippecanoe County.   Address is: 112 North St Battle Ground, IN 47920

Fire – Driver/Operator Mobile Water Supply – DOMWS0030

Brief DescriptionProvides Mobile Water Supply operators knowledge/skills to meet the min. JPRs in NFPA 1002.

Full DescriptionThe Driver Operator Mobile Water Supply (H2O) course is to provide operators with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements outlined in NFPA 1002: Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.  This course is designed for fire apparatus drivers who will be operating a vehicle designed primarily for transporting (pickup, transporting, delivering) water to fire emergency scenes to be applied by other vehicles or pumping equipment.  Students will learn the basics of mobile water supply operations, fill site establishment, dump site establishment, and the operation of mobile water supply apparatus.  Students will be required to operate mobile water supply apparatus in a mobile water supply operation under mock emergency conditions.  Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to operate a mobile water supply apparatus during emergency situations. You will have the opportunity to practice apparatus positioning, drafting, and water shuttle operations. Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to function safely and effectively as a Mobile Water Supply (H2O) operator.  Students will be required to operate pumper apparatus during a final practical skills testing.   Students shall understand and follow all instructions pertaining to operational safety, as stated by instructors or as written in course materials. Instructors and students shall be mindful of safety at all times. Conduct judged to be unsafe shall be grounds for dismissal from the course.

Training Dates05/26/2020 – 06/06/2020

PrerequisitesMust have completed and passed the D/O General Course Must be either a First Class Firefighter or Firefighter II for 1 year

Training LocationDistrict 4

Resources RequiredIn order to test for this certification you must meet the prerequisite of being a First Class Firefighter or Firefighter II for 1 year and carry a valid driver’s license and you must have completed Driver Operator General. If you do not meet these prerequisites you will not receive a Testing ID and will not be allowed to test for this certification until you meet the prerequisites. Mobile Water Supply Fire Apparatus for practical skills.

Reporting InstructionsMay 26th from 1800-2200 May 28th from 1800-2200 June 2nd from 1800-2200 June 4th from 1800-2200 June 6th from 0800-1700 (This date will cover the practical exam and written exam)

This class will be run with the D/O General Class DOG0126 that will be in April.  You need to have both classes.

Class will be held at Battle Ground Fire Station in Tippecanoe County.   Address is: 112 North St Battle Ground, IN 47920

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Change of Meeting Date

The regular scheduled meeting for the District 4 Training Council scheduled for Wednesday February 26th is being moved to March 4th at 6 pm at the District 4 Lafayette Training center. Please note this in your calendars.

If you would like to get involved please come out and represent your county.

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2020 Training Council Meetings

Below are the 2020 Training Council Meetings. If you would like to get involved with what classes and things come to the area please plan on attending.


All meetings will be at 6 pm at

District 4 Lafayette Training Center

2070 S 500 E Lafayette, IN 47901


February 26th, 2020

April 22nd, 2020

June 24th, 2020

August 26th, 2020

October 28th, 2020

December 16th, 2020

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South Fire Academy

FFI/II South Fire Academy is up on Acadis. The class numbers associated with this class are:

South Fire Academy –

HMA0321

HMO0228

FF10227

FF20187

You need sign up for all the classes, as there are one Academy.

These classes will be held at Crawfordsville FD Station 1.

100 S. Water St.

Crawfordsville, IN 47933

If you have any questions, please contact the Lead Instructor Lt. Dyer at cdyer@crawfordsville-in.gov.

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Central Fire Academy

FFI/II Central Fire Academy is up on Acadis. The class numbers associated with this class are:

Central Fire Academy –

HMA0324

HMO0289

FF10229

FF20189

You need sign up for all the classes, as there are one Academy. This class will be a little different than in past Academies. This will be a 2nd shift friendly class. You will have 2 full Saturday’s a month, plus 2 Tuesday nights a month from end of February until June. There will a lot of time needed outside of class time for homework and being in the book, as we will not be in class as much as in the past. It will be a fast paced class. Please look at the Schedule and Calendar on Acadis.

These classes will be held at the District 4 Training Lafayette Training center.

2070 S 500 E
Lafayette, IN 47901

If you have any questions, please contact the Lead Instructor Sean Mayer at academy@d4firetraining.org

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Fire Inspector I

Fire – Fire Inspector I – INSP10040 

Brief Description

Provides entry-level personnel knowledge/skills to meet the min. JPRs in NFPA 1031.

Full Description

This course provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements outlined in NFPA 1031: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner. It is a beginning level course for fire fighters and other interested parties wishing to become more involved in the aspect of fire prevention and inspections. This course is primarily designed for those entering into fire service inspections and would be extremely useful to city inspectors and company level officers. Some of the topics covered in this course include Building Construction, Decorative Materials and Furnishings, Fire Drills, Inspection Procedure, Code Enforcement, and Fire Alarm and Communications. It will prepare you to conduct foundational fire and life safety inspections.

Training Dates01/13/2020 – 02/26/2020 PrerequisitesNone Specified

District 4 Lafayette Training Center

2070 South 500 East

Lafayette, IN 47905

Resources RequiredYou must be at least 18 years old to test for this course, unless under a variance. If you do not meet this prerequisite you will not receive a testing ID and will not be allowed to test until you have a variance or are 18 years of age.

Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to function safely and effectively as a Fire Inspector I by completing practical skills testing. To become certified you will also be required to take a state certification exam. Reporting InstructionsNone Specified Documents

Course Documents for Students 

Course Syllabus

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Man vs Machine July 20th, 2019

All,

The D4 Training Council has elected to bring back the Man vs Machine class to the District. This class will be a one day class that will be held on July 20th, 2019 from 0800 until around 1800. Class will held at Crawfordsville District 4
1201 E. Elmore St., Crawfordsville, IN 47933. Please plan on being at the location by 0730 to do paperwork so class can start at 0800. 

This class is being taught by instructors that do this class during FDIC’s Hot classes. This is a class that is paid for by the District 4 Training Council. So there is no fee for the class. Only fee might be a small money pitch in for lunch.

Description of the Class:
Lecture and Practical Skills Scenarios consisting of 5 Stations
1. Ring Removals, Odd Job Rescues, Man vs. Machinery Kit Development
2. Fence / Rebar Impalements, Fence Entrapments
3. Meat Grinder Entrapment
4. Torch Familiarization – Dependent on type of torch used by host agency
5. Car Lift Using various techniques, Cribbing methods and the importance of creating a proper / safe work area

Learning Objectives:
At the end of instruction the students will be able to:
1. Identify Scene Size-up Issues for Man vs. Machine Incidents
2. Identify Equipment Necessary for Man vs. Machinery Incidents
3. Identify a variety of Lock-Out / Tag Out Issues
4. Recognize the Importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
5. Identify Medical Considerations
6. Identify Evasive and Non-Evasive Removal

All Students participating in Practical Skills will be required to have a full set of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including eye protection and work gloves. Proper PPE for torch operations will require structural firefighting gloves and proper eye protection associated with torch operations. The lead instructor and safety officer have the responsibility to ensure proper compliance and will stop or dismiss any student that does not conform to this requirement.

Here is a link to a Youtube video of a class that they have put on in the past. Check it out.

This will be on a first come basis. The first class filled up in 5 days. Don’t wait… There is one prerequisite, you must be at minimum Indiana Mandatory Firefighter Certified or higher. There is a limited number of seats for this class. If the class is full please still sign up as there will be a waitlist established. 

Sign up though Acadis:

https://acadisportal.in.gov/…/Regi…/PublicEventDetails.aspx…(OOfybc3kBF0XRk_crXIAAmNb_mAMOcLl5dLT_6rjA4s8UWkaXjPZb_p6VRRX8AyuqJDTW6ABjRUppFN_H8xG4fzs6UXt8S77IushQDIffp0qh1sZxnFGEVngsCS5E0gwCoXzBW6ONyz4ZLAuxFXi7Zs.WdB303Ivlouai5TYLitu5SKMV11zApyx_C0ub8CgsWc7l3s.t6qmFRQ6xy6GTgNP5FeEQ.Qjr43T4xZYAMIqXn_2dcLKikuvcdCqQ6iwQkten_Wf_a3eZR9jbtVvnycN3xGlyCRH9T.pnCAcwI6fwXazcpvERTay5jt3tCsc

Registration for this class will be shut off on July 13th, 2019, so we can get the final count of students to the instructor. If you sign up and then realize that you can not go for any reason please go back in Acadis take your name off the class, so the next person that is on the waitlist will get in the class.

Any questions please feel free to contact me at district4firetraining@gmail.com

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EMT – B Class

Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital

Announcing the start of 2019 EMT Course on January 29, 2019. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1730 to 2130 in classroom A2014.

We will be conducting interviews for candidates on the following dates:

Tuesday, January 15th, 0900-1600
Wednesday, January 16th, 1300-1600
Friday, January 18th, 0900-1600

Please contact the Education staff as soon as possible at (765) 838-4113, or rwark@iuhealth.org, rbalcezak@iuhealth.org to schedule an appointment.

Interviews will be scheduled every 30 minutes. You will be given a web site/access code following the interview to take an entrance exam.

Fee Structure:
 Program fee: $650.00.
 NREMT Psychomotor Testing Fee: $100.00 (paid at time of the exam)
 Clinical Shirt: $30.00
This includes:
 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. (2017). Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured 11th ed. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. (Both Print and Electronic version)
 Navigate 2 Access
 FISDAP Account
 Stethoscope, Penlight, Shears, and Pocket Mask

We look forward to meeting you in the New Year!

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Man vs Machine Class

The D4 Training Council has elected to bring a Man vs Machine class to the District. This class will be a one day class that will be held on April 7th, 2019 from 0900 until around 1730. Class will held at Monticello FD District 4
911 W. South St. Monticello, IN 47960 Please plan on being at the location by 0830 to do paperwork. This class is being taught by instructors that do this class during FDIC’s Hot classes.
 
Description of the Class:
Lecture and Practical Skills Scenarios consisting of 5 Stations
1. Ring Removals, Odd Job Rescues, Man vs. Machinery Kit Development
2. Fence / Rebar Impalements, Fence Entrapments
3. Meat Grinder Entrapment
4. Torch Familiarization – Dependent on type of torch used by host agency
5. Car Lift Using various techniques, Cribbing methods and the importance of creating a proper / safe work area
 
Learning Objectives:
At the end of instruction the students will be able to:
1. Identify Scene Size-up Issues for Man vs. Machine Incidents
2. Identify Equipment Necessary for Man vs. Machinery Incidents
3. Identify a variety of Lock-Out / Tag Out Issues
4. Recognize the Importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
5. Identify Medical Considerations
6. Identify Evasive and Non-Evasive Removal
 
All Students participating in Practical Skills will be required to have a full set of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including eye protection and work gloves. Proper PPE for torch operations will require structural firefighting gloves and proper eye protection associated with torch operations. The lead instructor and safety officer have the responsibility to ensure proper compliance and will stop or dismiss any student that does not conform to this requirement.
 
Here is a link to a Youtube video of a class that they have put on in the past. Check it out.
 
https://youtu.be/zZa0OmQjnAA
 
This will be on a first come basis. There is a limited number of seats for this class. Sign up though Acadis:
 
https://acadisportal.in.gov/acadisviewer/Registration/PublicEventDetails.aspx?id=19527&reg=Y&ReturnUrl=PublicTrainingList.aspx&ReturnPageIndex=0&ReturnPageSize=50&ReturnPageSort=RegistrationDates&ReturnPageSortAscending=True
 
Registration for this class will be shut off on March 24th, 2019, so we can get the final count of students to the instructor. If you sign up and then realize that you can not go for any reason please go back in Acadis take your name off the class.
 
Any questions please feel free to contact me at district4firetraining@gmail.com
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North Fire Academy

The North Fire Academy being held in Monticello is up on Acadis. This is a complete class from Hazmat all the way though FF I. Please sign up for all classes on Acadis.

Class starts March 4th @ 6 pm in the Monticello Fire Station. Class will be held Monday, Wednesday evenings and some Saturday’s though June 3rd.

Any questions feel free to contact the lead instructor Steve Fisher @ sfisher@monticelloin.gov.

Kurt

Here are all of the Course Numbers that correlate with the North Monticello Fire Academy.

Hazardous Materials Awareness – HMA0175
Hazardous Materials Operations – HMO0157
Firefighter I – FF10124

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