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Course NameCourse IdentifierCourse Date(s)TimeDescriptionPre-requisitesAttireCostMaterials
B-CON (Day)INS-123/19/241300 - 1700This four (4) hour course will teach participants the basic life-saving medical interventions that are most effective in treating traumatic life threatening bleeding. These interventions include tourniquet application, the use of compressed gauze and topical hemostatic agents, and airway clearing and maintenance techniques. This course is intended for all first responders including Police, Fire, and EMS personnel and is being offered free of charge to personnel who perform their duties within Union County. Upon completion of this course each participant will receive a personal bleeding control kit.Currently Active First Responder within Union County.Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – No Charge / Out of County – N/AN/A
B-CON (Night)INS-133/19/241900 - 2200This four (4) hour course will teach participants the basic life-saving medical interventions that are most effective in treating traumatic life threatening bleeding. These interventions include tourniquet application, the use of compressed gauze and topical hemostatic agents, and airway clearing and maintenance techniques. This course is intended for all first responders including Police, Fire, and EMS personnel and is being offered free of charge to personnel who perform their duties within Union County. Upon completion of this course each participant will receive a personal bleeding control kit.Currently Active First Responder within Union County.Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – No Charge / Out of County – N/AN/A
EMT Refresher A, AirwayINS-164/24/240830 - 1730NJ EMT’s require 24 elective CEU credits, along with a 24-hour EMT Refresher to recertify their EMT credentials. This program is designed to satisfy the EMT Refresher component of the renewal for NJ Emergency Medical Technicians. The refresher program has been broken down into three sections: Airway, Trauma, and Medical. Refresher A provides a review of Airway management and a brief overview of the physiology of the airway. Each section is an 8-hour program that does not need to be completed as a set. Students are required to attend all three sections- A, B, and C in order to utilize these CEUs for their recertification.Current Professional Level CPR/BLS CardUniform or Business CasualUnion County – $125.00 / Out of County – $125.00All Class Materials Provided
Initial Assessment, Treatement, and Transferr of the Burn PatientINS-215/21/246:30pm-9:30pmThis presentation addresses initial assessment and on-scene management of the burn patient in accordance with national standards of care for BLS and/or ALS providers. Discussion includes review of burn transfer criteria, and how to access New Jersey’s only certified burnt treatment facility. The presenter, Kathe M. Conlon, BSN, RN, CEM, MSHS is Director of Burn Community & Disaster Programs for The Burn Center at Cooperman Barnabas. Her responsibilities include development and implementation of clinical burn & disaster programs in accordance with local, regional and national protocols; community burn and fire safety, and oversite the Burn Foundation. 3 elective OEMS CEU’s and .25 DFS Technical CEU’s will be awarded to qualified personnel upon successful course completion. N/AUniform or Business CasualNo ChargeAll Class Materials Provided
EMT Refresher B, MedicalINS-225/22/240830 – 1730NJ EMT’s require 24 elective CEU credits, along with a 24-hour EMT Refresher to recertify their EMT credentials. This program is designed to satisfy the EMT Refresher component of the renewal for NJ Emergency Medical Technicians. The refresher program has been broken down into three sections: Airway, Trauma, and Medical. Refresher B provides a review of Medical Emergencies, assessment, and treatment options for common medical emergencies experienced in the prehospital setting. Each section is an 8-hour program that does not need to be completed as a set. Students are required to attend all three sections- A, B, and C in order to utilize these CEUs for their recertification.Current Professional Level CPR/BLS CardUniform or Business CasualUnion County – $125.00 / Out of County – $125.00All Class Materials Provided
EMT Refresher C, TraumaINS-246/13/240830 – 1730NJ EMT’s require 24 elective CEU credits, along with a 24-hour EMT Refresher to recertify their EMT credentials. This program is designed to satisfy the EMT Refresher component of the renewal for NJ Emergency Medical Technicians. The refresher program has been broken down into three sections: Airway, Trauma, and Medical. Refresher C provides a review of traumatic emergencies, assessment, and treatment options for traumatic emergencies experienced in the prehospital setting. Each section is an 8-hour program that does not need to be completed as a set. Students are required to attend all three sections- A, B, and C in order to utilize these CEUs for their recertification.  Certified Level 1 Fire Instructor.Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $125.00 / Out of County – $125.00All Class Materials Provided
Course NameCourse IdentifierCourse Date(s)TimeDescriptionPre-requisitesAttireCostMaterials
Drill Groud Instructor (Day)INS-063/4/240830 – 1630This 8 hour course is required for anyone wishing to obtain or renew a Drill Ground Instructor Certification issued by the Division of Fire Safety. The intent of this course is to ensure that instructors understand the safety issues and adopted NFPA Standards inherent in SCBA/Smokehouse and Live Burn firefighting training. Instructors must be capable of demonstrating the proper methods of identifying and correcting an unsafe situation as it occurs. This course is required for those fire service instructors that wish to teach specified modules in the Firefighter I course in the State of New Jersey. This course will provide .5 Instructor CEU’s.NJ Firefighter 1Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $40.00 / Out of County – $50.00N/A
Drill Groud Instructor (Night)INS-07March 4 and 6, 20241830 – 2230This 8 hour course is required for anyone wishing to obtain or renew a Drill Ground Instructor Certification issued by the Division of Fire Safety. The intent of this course is to ensure that instructors understand the safety issues and adopted NFPA Standards inherent in SCBA/Smokehouse and Live Burn firefighting training. Instructors must be capable of demonstrating the proper methods of identifying and correcting an unsafe situation as it occurs. This course is required for those fire service instructors that wish to teach specified modules in the Firefighter I course in the State of New Jersey. This course will provide .5 Instructor CEU’s.NJ Firefighter 2Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $120.00 / Out of County – $150.00N/A
Principles of Building ConstructionINS-14April 3, 10, 17, and 24, 20241830 - 2230Upon successful completion of this interactive fundamental level course, the student will be able to describe the benefits of cross-disciplinary cooperation among fire protection and design professionals. Topics addressed include the explanation of the elements of building construction as they apply to construction codes, the elements of building construction as they apply to firefighter safety, anticipating fire behavior based on thermal effects on the most commonly encountered types of building construction, and how design elements and emerging building methods and materials affect fire behavior and structural performance. This course meets the NJ Division of Fire Safety requirement for 12 hours of training on the Principles of Building Construction series of instructional courses necessary to receive a Level 1 Fire Officer certification.N/AUniform or Business CasualUnion County – $100.00 / Out of County – $150.00Mandatory Text (Not Provided): 6th Edition., Brannigans Building Construction for the Fire
Fire Instructor, Level 2INS-235/22/24May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024This course will give the student the knowledge and skills to meet the objectives of Level II Fire Service Instructor for NFPA std. 1041 Fire Service Professional Qualifications, and meet part of the requirements for the Level Il Fire Service Instructor for New Jersey State Certification. Textbooks will not be provided. Students will need to purchase the 9th edition of IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor manual. This class will meet every Wednesday for six consecutive weeks. 21 years of age, NJ Certified FF-1 for three years minimum, and NJUniform or Business CasualUnion County – $275.00 / Out of County – $375.00Mandatory Textbook (Not Provided): 9th Edition of IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor
Fire Officer 1 (Weekend)INS-10March 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, and 24, 20240800-1630This 48-hour course is designed to build the skills necessary to be an effective fire service leader. It is the first level in the series of programs required to receive Fire Officer 1 certification and is designed to meet the education and time requirements of N.F.P.A 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 3rd Edition, for Fire Officer 1 and N.J.A.C. 5:73-8.2 qualifications for Fire Officer 1. Course content will include a mixture of lectures, case studies, and classroom exercises designed to acquaint the student with the role of the company officer in a fire department and introduce basic management and leadership theories, practices, and functions. Topics covered include firefighter health and safety, managing resources, planning and readiness, fire prevention, building construction, and risk management. This class will meet every Saturday and Sunday for three consecutive weekends.NJ Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, and 3 years firefighting experience.Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $300.00 / Out of County – $375.00Mandatory Textbook (NOT PROVIDED): NFPA Fire Officer: Principals and Practice, 4th Edition Student
Fire Officer 1INS-05February 26, 27, 28, 29, March 1, and 4, 20240800-1630This 48-hour course is designed to build the skills necessary to be an effective fire service leader. It is the first level in the series of programs required to receive Fire Officer 1 certification and is designed to meet the education and time requirements of N.F.P.A 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 3rd Edition, for Fire Officer 1 and N.J.A.C. 5:73-8.2 qualifications for Fire Officer 1. Course content will include a mixture of lectures, case studies, and classroom exercises designed to acquaint the student with the role of the company officer in a fire department and introduce basic management and leadership theories, practices, and functions. Topics covered include firefighter health and safety, managing resources, planning and readiness, fire prevention, building construction, and risk management. This class will meet every day for six consecutive days.NJ Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, and 3 years firefighting experience.Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $300.00 / Out of County – $375.00Mandatory Textbook (NOT PROVIDED): NFPA Fire Officer: Principals and Practice, 4th Edition Student
Pump OperationsINS-19May 1 and 2, 1830-2230 and May 4 and 11, 0830-1630May 1 and 2, 1830-2230 and May 4 and 11, 0830-1630This 24‑hour course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to properly and safely operate a fire pump at an emergency incident. This course will help the student meet the requirements on NFPA 1002 Standard for Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualification 2017 edition. Classroom topics will include; Pump Operators Duties and Responsibilities, Pump Principles and Construction, Pump Peripherals, Water Supply, Drafting, Pump Operations, Discharge Maintenance and Trouble-shooting, Hydraulic Theory and Principles, Flow and Friction Loss, and Pump Discharge Pressure Calculations. The student will also receive hands-on training by operating a fire pump during numerous practical exercises.NJ Firefighter 1Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $250.00 / Out of County – $300.00MUST BRING Full PPE for Practical Exercises
RIC OperationsINS-17April 29, and May 1, 1830-2230 and May 4, 0800-1700April 29, and May 1, 1830-2230 and May 4, 0800-1700This 16-hour course will cover the RIC team concept, duties and responsibilities, problems on the fire ground that require the RIC team activation, methods of firefighting self-rescue, RIC equipment and tool cache, basic rescue rope operations and knots, calling a “MAYDAY” and giving a status report. Firefighter rescue skills will also include; The “NANCE” drill, the “DENVER” drill, below grade firefighter rescue, upper floor firefighter removal, individual rescue drags and carries, rope assisted search techniques, SCBA/air management techniques, and communications. Please note that his course will involve VERY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY. All students will be required to complete all modules of RIC training for course completion. There will be NO exceptions.NJ Firefighter 1Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $100.00 / Out of County – $150.00MUST BRING Full protective PPE and SCBA (including one spare bottle)
NFA Incident Safety OfficerINS-09March 6 and 7, 20240830 – 16308 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.NJ Firefighter 2Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $80.00 / Out of County – $100.00Student is required to bring an internet capable tablet or laptop to class.
NFA Incident Safety Officer (Weekend)INS-11CancelledN/AThe 16-hour NFPA 1521 Incident Safety Officer course is a part of the New Jersey State Fire Officer requirements and provides students with a solid foundation and knowledge to identify and analyze safety concerns, as well as how to communicate and recommended solutions to the command authority. This course is an incident-specific, scene oriented course that will cover topics including the role of the Incident Safety Officer; standards, policies and regulations; record keeping and documentation; risk management; and incident considerations. The intended audience for this course is Staff and Chief Officers, Line Officers, and Firefighters with command responsibilities.NJ Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, and 3 years firefighting experience.Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $80.00 / Out of County – $100.00Student is required to bring an internet capable tablet or laptop to class.
>Course NameCourse IdentifierCategoryCourse Date(s)TimeDescriptionPre-requisitesAttireCostMaterials
ICS-300INS-08ICSMarch 4, 5, and 6, 20240830 - 1630This 24 hour program addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenarios and applications of using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of management. This course will meet the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Command Level 2 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. Successful completion of most current version of ICS-200.c (In Classroom) as well as the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $40.00 / Out of County – $50.02All Class Materials Provided
ICS-400INS-15ICSApril 8, and 9, 20240830 - 1630This 16 hour course addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenario and applications for planned and unplanned events using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training methods are used to reinforce the application of this level of management. This course meets the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 certification of Incident Management Level 3 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50. Successful competition of the most current version of ICS-200.c (In Classroom), ICS-300, the current version of IS-700.b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $80.00 / Out of County – $100.00All Class Materials Provided
ICS-200 (Night)INS-18ICSApril 29, 30, & May 6, 7, 20241830 - 2230This 16 hour program addresses the need for an incident management system, an overview of the structure and expansibility of ICS, an understanding of the command skills needed by officers and firefighters to use ICS' guidelines effectively, using scenario practices in its application. Appendixes including guidelines and resource information for setting up and implementing a departmental ICS will be provided. This course will meet the requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Management Level I. 8 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.Current version of IS-100.c & the current version of IS-700b (An introduction to the National Incident Management System) & IS-800d (National Response Framework an introduction).Uniform or Business CasualUnion County – $80.00 / Out of County – $100.00All Class Materials Provided
G-191: ICS/EOC Interface Training (Night)INS-20ICS5/6/240830 - 1630This 8 hour course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface. 8 elective CEU’s will be awarded to qualified EMS personnel upon successful course completion.N/AUniform or Business CasualUnion County – $40.00 / Out of County – $50.00All Class Materials Provided

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