This phase provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills to be trained to the level of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. This is the fourth of five phases necessary to obtain your Firefighting I and Firefighting II through the SFFMA.
This course provides advanced firefighting techniques.
Students rotate among the following classroom sessions and field operation exercises according to the section to which they are assigned.
- Firefighting Phase I or previous training in all of the subject areas contained within Firefighting Phases I
- Firefighting Phase II or previous training in all of the subject areas contained within Firefighting Phases II
- Firefighting Phase III or previous training in all of the subject areas contained within Firefighting Phases III
- Prerequisite Verification Form (included on Annual Schools registration form)
Course Completion Requirements
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.
- Wear regular station duty wear for fire field activities
- Wear office attire for classroom sessions
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes.
It is strongly recommended student purchase and bring prior to attending:
Copy of the" IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition", which can be purchased from:
IFSTA or thru the SFFMA.
IFSTA Item # 36935
This textbook will be used for all the Firefighting Phases classes.
TEEX will not provide or sell the recommended IFSTA textbook.
The end of course test will cover reading assignments and lectures found in this Phase. This test will measure your comprehension level of subject matter found in this Phase.
Students should read over all the topics listed above before the first day of class. For your benefit there are review questions found at the end of each chapter.
Due to the strenuous nature of firefighting and rescue activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsFire Dept Communications (Read - Chapter 3, pages 116-128)+Building Construction (Read - Chapter 4, pages 190-203)+Technical Rescue (Read - Chapter 10, pages 484-569)+Fire Hose (Read - Chapter 15, pages 872-874, 938-939)+Fire Streams (Foam) (Read - Chapter 16, pages 967-987, 993-998)+Fire Control: Classroom (Read - Chapter 17, pages 1057-1077, 1098-1099)+Fire Control: Live Burns (Read - Chapter 17, Skills)+Fire Origin and Cause Determination Fire Protection Systems (Read - Chapter 19, pages 1165-1173)+Fire Protection Systems (Read - Chapter 20 pages 1174-1216)+Hazards, Behavior, and Identification of Hazmat/WMD (Read - Chapter 23, pages 1296-1406)
Suggested AudienceAll Emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Course size limit
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.