This course addresses the dangers of fentanyl and is intended for educational and awareness purposes only, and should not to be treated as technical guidance related to the handling and processing of fentanyl.

This course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

Available January 1, 2018


National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Program. This course addresses problems faced by structural and wildland firefighters when fighting fires, especially those threatening structures in the wildland/urban interface. An important goal is to improve knowledge of firefighter safety and survival issues.

This course is a direct adaptation of the National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Program,Firefighter Safety Series.

This course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

Available January 1, 2018

This course addresses the necessary beforehand knowledge to safely conduct general water-based operations and search and rescue calls specific to environments involving moving water and is compliant with NFPA 1670, 2017 edition awareness level.

This course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

Available January 1, 2018

Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will have the knowledge related to biodiesel fuels, including their use, chemical and physical characteristics, transportation, and transfer.


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This course is designed to improve personnel safety at both emergency and non-emergency events.  The student will be introduced to the concepts of and the importance of maintaining good situational awareness.  The students will be shown methods to implement and utilize this tool to improve the safety of those operating at the event as well as the public

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This course is designed to review the dangers and hazards of fighting vehicle fires.  The course will cover the main causes of vehicle fires and best practices when fighting vehicles.  Areas covered include scene size-up, apparatus placement, safety in approaching victims, large vehicles and containers and alternative fuel vehicles.
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This course presents a thorough and systematic coverage of management theory and practice. It focuses on the basic roles, skills and functions of management, with special attention to managerial responsibility for effective and efficient achievement of goals.  It also utilizes The Firefighters Support Foundation (FSF)  Leadership Principles for Public Safety Agencies, and Management Principles for Public Safety Agencies. Both programs are at the practical level, and are useful for individuals wanting to move up the ladder, for officers in command or supervisory positions, and for top management. The leadership program debunks the myth that leadership is a separate activity from management, and it details the specific traits and actions that leaders must exhibit. The management program does likewise, and it explains the single most powerful management tool, one that has been in continuous use in all high-performance organizations for a half-century.

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 The Rule Of Air Management (ROAM) is the core of properly managing your air: Know how much air you have in your SCBA, and manage that amount so that you can leave the hazardous environment before your SCBA low-air warning bell begins to ring. In addition to ROAM, this course looks at other aspects of safety that will assist you before and after you enter the immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH) atmosphere.

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This course is to help improve the safety of firefighters and building occupants by introducing the participant to the concept of wind-driven fires and wind-driven firefighting tactics.

This Course has been approved as a three (3) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

This course will identify common basement fire indicators. Emphasize the importance of rapid, coordinated fire suppression, search, and ventilation operations during a basement fire. Describe the key components of an effective, task oriented incident size up. Illustrate the major safety concerns facing firefighters operating at a basement fire bases on the latest UL studies.

This Course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

At the end of this program the participant should have a basic knowledge of attic construction and common causes of attic fires. the participant should also have an understanding of the unique hazards associated with attic fires and describe tactical considerations based on the latest UL studies.

This Course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

This course will review the different types of chimney construction and identify the differences of lined and unlined flues.  This course will also identify the fire spread characteristics of most common chimney types and effective fire control practices.

This Course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

Upon completion of this class the student shall:

Have a basic understanding of Confined Space Rescue.

Be able to identify a confined space, and the possible hazards associated within that space.

Have an understanding of the importance of air monitoring and personal protective equipment.

Be able to identify the three types of confined space rescue, and the risks associated with each type.

This Course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

This course gives Emergency Responders an overview of Rope Rescue operations. Topics include the NFPA Standards on Rope Rescue, the hazards associated with Rope Rescue situations and how to mitigate them, site control and scene management, implementation of a Rope Rescue Team response, and overview of Rope Rescue equipment, and an introduction to knots for Rope Rescue support personnel. This course meets NFPA 1670 standards, awareness level rope rescue.


This course has been approved as a four hour course by the Tennessee Firefighting Commission. 

This course gives Emergency Responders an overview of Trench Rescue operations. Topics include the NFPA Standards on Trench Rescue, the hazards associated with Trench Rescue situations and how to mitigate them, site control and scene management, implementation of a Trench Rescue Team response, This course meets NFPA 1670 standards, awareness level trench rescue.

At the conclusion of this program, you should be able to:

  • 1. Identify the need for trench rescue.
  • 2. Identify the resources needed for trench rescue.
  • 3. Activate a rescue response system.
  • 4. Control the site and manage the scene.


This Course has been approved as a four (4) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

This course takes a look at UL findings that challenge traditional tactics & provide direction for safer, smarter fire attack. 

This Course has been approved as a three (3) hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

This course looks at initial scene size-up and when it should occur. It explains the components of a good size-up and explains the notification and communication process involved.

This Course has been approved as a 3 hour course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

At the end of this program the participant should: Have a basic knowledge of manufactured housing construction and standards; Know the most common causes of manufactured housing fires; Understand the unique hazards associated with manufactured housing fires; and Describe tactical approaches to fires occurring in mobile homes.
This Course has been approved as a three (3) course by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will have knowledge related to ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels, including their use, chemical and physical characteristics, transportation, and transfer.