State Certified Classes
Firefighting Tactics & Strategies 2
Firefighting Tactics and Strategies 2 covers multiple fire company operations, logistics, strategy, use of mutual aid forces and conflagration control. The course is intended for officers who may be in command of fires and other emergencies involving close coordination and maximum use of large amounts of manpower and equipment. Typical tactical situations and case histories are given.
Fire Prevention Practices
A study of fire inspection practices, including such items as purpose; definition; Fire Prevention Bureau activities; hazards; fire behavior; fire causes; types of construction including structural features, flame spread, occupancy and fire-load; inspection techniques; conducting inspections.
Designed to assist fire officers in solving the varied problems and situations they will be required to manage effectively in today’s ever-changing fire service. The curriculum includes a review of fire department organization and administration, management theory, leadership, communication, motivation, and small group dynamics.
Hazardous Materials Technician
The objectives of the course are to teach participants: to classify, identify, and verify known and unknown material by using field survey instruments and equipment; to select and use the proper chemical protective equipment provided to the hazardous materials Technician…..
The primary purpose of Friends of Tampa Firefighters, Inc. is to raise funds which will be used to establish firefighter memorials, dedications and programs benefiting the Tampa Bay area. Funds will be raised through corporate sponsorships and individual donations. The organization will also offer training programs and provide logistical support, including audio/visual equipment, classroom space and subject matter experts to raise the level of competence of area firefighters. Funds generated through enrollment fees for such programs will be used to defray the cost of the programs and to underwrite the charitable endeavors of the organization. Tampa Fire Rescue has a tradition of over 116 years of excellent service to the community and the citizens we serve. We are very proud of our service delivery and the professionalism we bring in an emergency.