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 fifth of five phases necessary to obtain your Firefighting I and Firefighting II through the SFFMA.
The course uses a mix of classroom problem-solving and intensive hands-on firefighting evolutions to teach students how to confine, control, and extinguish fires involving flammable liquids and compressed gases.
This course satisfies the requirements for a Hazardous Material (HazMat) Operations Level Mission Specific Core Competency as specified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.120 and NFPA Standard 472 for PPE and Product Control.
- Should be certified to the Basic Firefighter level through State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association (SFFMA) or Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) with
- three-to-five years of experience as a firefighter
- successful completion of:
- previous training in all the subject areas contained within:
- 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.
TopicsMitigating Hazmat/WMD Incidents (Read - Chapter 24, pages 1408-1513)
All Emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.
Continuing Education & Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - noon
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.
Annual Fire Training School Late Registration
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.