Summer Ignite

Summer Ignite

Fire Service Classes for NFPA 1403 Standard

Over the summer of 2019, A-B Tech’s Fire Service Continuing Education is offering state certification classes needed to meet the NFPA 1403 standard for firefighting.

  • Students who have completed all of the classes needed to meet the NFPA 1403 standard are qualified for live fire training for structural firefighting.
  • Students who have already taken some of the classes may take only the classes they need or all of the classes if just getting started.
  • Students must be at least 16 years of age. Some students may qualify for free classes, call for more information.

Anyone who is a member of a fire department is fee exempt.

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Monday –Wednesday 8am-5pm during the summer, then Tuesday and Thursday evenings with some Saturdays August - October. (No classes the week of July 4, 2019.)

June 17-18
Orientation and Safety FIP 3001

June 19
Portable Extinguishers FIP 3005

June 24-26
Personal Protective Equipment FIP 3006

June 26

July 1-5
No classes

July 8-10
Fire Hose, Streams, Appliances FIP 3011

July 15-16
Fire Behavior FIP 3004

July 16-18
Ladders FIP 3010

July 22-24
Ventilation FIP 3008

July 29
Mayday FIP 3026

July 30-31
Loss Control FIP 3014

August 1-12
No classes

August 13 evening, August 17 all day
Forcible Entry FIP 3007

August 20, 22, 27, 29 evenings, August 31 all day
Water Supply FIP 3018

September 3, 5, 10, 12 evenings
Building Construction FIP 3022

September 17, 19 evenings
Health and Wellness FIP 3024

September 24, 26 evenings, September 28 all day, October 1, 3 evenings, October 5 all day
Fire Control FIP 3013 (requires instructor approval)

For more information, especially for individual class times, contact Tommy Brooks at 828-782-2139 or thomasmbrooks@abtech.