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This ALL NEW edition meets ALL of the NFPA 1001, 2019 JPRs. Essentials 7 is the complete source for firefighter recruit and refresher training.
The new Fire Dynamics research from UL-FSRI is the basis for extensive changes in the Fire Dynamics and Ventilation chapters. These chapters tackle the complexities of fire behavior that new knowledge provides. The information is applied to structure fires and to the effects of fire on buildings. Applying this new science to fire attack means understanding fuel, the stages of fire, the critical need to control the sources of oxygen, and the value of cooling a fire before making entry into a structure.
Exam Prep is a self-study tool for students to prepare for end of course tests and the written portion of a certification exam. This popular student product includes 1,541 questions divided among all 27 chapters ofEssentials 7. Each question is page referenced so the user can quickly find the topic in Essentials 7. All items are multiple choice so the student practices the way they will be tested instilling confidence and reducing test anxiety. The answers for each question are in the back of the Exam Prep Print.
Exam Prep is available in 3 Formats:
The Workbook is for the student to review the material in each chapter, to support classroom and online instruction. It is ideal for homework assignments. The Workbook includes more than 3,000 questions and activities covering all 27 chapters of Essentials 7. Instructors can include the activities and questions in lesson plans and for review after the initial presentation of chapter content. Each item is page referenced so the user can quickly find the topic to review in Essentials 7. Students will also find value in using the Workbook if the instructor does not incorporate it as a part of a course. Different types of questions and activities reinforce various learning styles.
Instructors know they can count on IFSTA to provide comprehensive and easy to customize curriculum. The Essentials 7 Curriculum includes all 27 chapters. Find these curriculum components on a Flash Drive and ResourceOne.
The Instructor Resource Kit (IRK) provides teaching materials in an all-inclusive and discounted kit for instructors. The IRK provides easy storage and all the instructional materials needed for Essentials 7 FFI and FFII courses. The IRKprovides instructors a convenient way to store and transport all instructional materials to any teaching location.
The IRK includes:
IFSTA’s E7 Skills Video Series demonstrates and reinforces all of the Fire Fighter I, Fire Fighter II, and Hazardous Materials skills presented in Essentials of Fire Fighting, 7th Edition.
The 173 videos address the requirements of NFPA® 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2019), and the required training objectives of countless fire departments and state/provincial training agencies, as well as the certification requirements of accredited firefighter certification entities. They are perfect as classroom teaching aids or as for hands-on practice sessions.
The Essentials of Fire Fighting, 7th Edition Skills Video Series contains 4 DVDs.
IFSTA’s Essentials of Fire Fighting has been THE source for training safe and successful firefighters since the publication of the 1st edition in 1977. Generations of firefighters have built their fire and emergency responder careers based on the knowledge and skills honed with Essentials of Fire Fighting as their companion for basic skills and information for 35 years. Essentials is the standard of practice for fire fighting knowledge and skills in North America and beyond.
The 6th edition is completely revised for today’s firefighters and begins the next 35 years of excellence for the manual and for the firefighters who use it. The 6th edition contains all the information and skills needed to meet the requirements for NFPA® 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition. This manual includes: all new learning objectives, key terms noted in boxes in the margins of each chapter, case histories, and all new review questions in each chapter designed to enhance a student’s understanding. The content is presented in a single column format proven most effective for reading comprehension for adult learners. Warnings, Cautions, and Safety Alerts emphasize safety at all times for new firefighters mastering basic skills. Skill sheets show safe methods for performing each firefighter skill. Each chapter clearly delineates Fire Fighter I knowledge and skills from Fire Fighter II addressing each in separate sections of the chapters. Photographs are enhanced with graphics, all illustrations are new and improved there are additional tables to make content more relevant for visual learners. Appendix A is a correlation matrix for all NFPA® 1001 JPR’s referenced to page numbers for each knowledge and skill requirement.
|Chapter 1: Orientation and Fire Service History||Chapter 13: Tactical Ventilation|
|Chapter 2: Firefighter Safety and Health||Chapter 14: Water Supply|
|Chapter 3: Fire Department Communications||Chapter 15: Fire Hose|
|Chapter 4: Building Construction||Chapter 16: Fire Stream|
|Chapter 5: Fire Behavior||Chapter 17: Fire Control|
|Chapter 6: Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment||Chapter 18: Loss Control|
|Chapter 7: Portable Fire Extinguishers||Chapter 19: Fire Origin and Cause|
|Chapter 8: Ropes, Webbing, and Knots||Chapter 20: Fire Protection Systems|
|Chapter 9: Structural Search, Victim Removal, and Firefighter Survival||Chapter 21: Fire and Life Safety Initiatives|
|Chapter 10: Scene Lighting, Rescue Tools, Vehicle Extrication and Technical Rescue||* Chapter 22: Emergency Medical Care for Fire Department First Responders|
|Chapter 11: Forcible Entry||* Chapter 23: Hazards, Behavior, and Identification of Hazardous Materials/WMD|
|Chapter 12: Ground Ladders||* Chapter 24: Mitigating Hazardous Materials/WMD|
* Chapters 22-24 are only available in the expanded version, Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition
The Exam Prep is designed to be used as a self-study tool for students to prepare for comprehensive exams such as end of course tests or the written portion of certification exams. The Exam Prep content is arranged by Firefighter I and Firefighter II. All items are multiple choice to provide the user plenty of opportunity to practice the way they will be assessed. The answers for each question are in the back of the Exam Prep. This popular student product includes 1,497 questions divided among all 24 chapters of Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations. Each question includes the page reference where the correct answer is located in the Essentials manual so the user can find the topic in the chapter. Exam Prep is divided and color coded according to certification level: Firefighter I (yellow) and Firefighter II (red). The Exam Prep was formerly referred to as the Self-Study Guide.
The Course Workbook is designed for the student to review material by chapter to enrich face-to-face classroom instruction. It includes a total of 2,299 questions for all 24 chapters of Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations. It is ideal for homework assignments before classroom lessons or reinforcement or review after classroom learning. Question types include true/false, fill-in-the-blank, picture identification, matching, multiple choice, short answer, scenarios, and key term crossword puzzles. Each question includes the page reference where the correct answer is located in the Essentials manual so the user can find the topic in the chapter. The Course Workbook is divided and color coded according to certification level: Firefighter I (yellow) and Firefighter II (red).
IFSTA’s Skills Video Series demonstrates and reinforces all of the Fire Fighter I and II skills presented in Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th edition and Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th edition. 192 video clips follow the skill sheet instructions provided in the Essentials of Fire Fighting Skill Sheet Handbook.
The video and animated illustrations address the requirements of NFPA® 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2013), and the required training objectives of countless fire departments and state/provincial training agencies, as well as the certification requirements of accredited firefighter certification entities. They are perfect as classroom teaching aids or as for hands-on practice sessions.
The Essentials Curriculum builds upon the excellence that the Essentials instructional materials have provided since the 1st Edition. Instructors know they can count on IFSTA to provide accurate, customizable, and complete curriculum. In addition, they have come to expect that IFSTA curriculum is up-to-date and will meet their training needs and those of their organizations. The Essentials Curriculum for the 6th Edition meets and surpasses these customer expectations. The curriculum has an all new design based on current research that provides for the most effective instructional design for adult training classrooms. This new design also incorporates the requirements of NFPA® 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. As a result, instructors can be confident that using the Essentials Curriculum helps them to meet their professional requirements as well. All the tools an instructor needs to deliver a course with successful outcomes for today’s firefighters are provided in this comprehensive package.
The Essentials Curriculum includes all classroom and assessment materials to teach a Firefighter I and/or Firefighter II course. Instructors can easily teach a Firefighter I course, a Firefighter II course, or a combination course. The curriculum covers all 24 chapters of the Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition. The components are designed for use in both a traditional face-to-face and hybrid classroom environment. The following components are available on Flash Drive, CD-ROM, and ResourceOne.
IFSTA now offers high-quality teaching materials in all-inclusive kits and the ability to easily customize the curriculum at any time - all at an affordable price. This Instructor Resource Kit provides easy storage and all the instructional materials needed throughout a course based on Essentials of Firefighting, 6th Edition. The IRK allows instructors to store all materials together in one easy location, and is designed to be useful for transporting the materials to locations out in the field.
The IRK includes:
IFSTA – the industry leading publisher of fire service training materials is in partnership with Brady, the leading publisher of EMS training materials. The powerful result of this partnership is Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition. This version includes all 21 chapters of Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition and adds three chapters written and validated to meet the emergency medical and hazardous materials requirements of NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition. Chapter 22 specifically addresses the Firefighter I and Firefighter II knowledge and skills requirements for the emergency medical care competencies identified in NFPA® 1001, 2013 Edition Chapter 4. Chapters 23 and 24 meet the First Responder Awareness and Operations Levels for Responders according to NFPA® 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2012 Edition and OSHA 1910.120. The chapters also provide validated content to meet Section 6.6, Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control, of NFPA® 472. The hazardous materials information is adapted from the IFSTA Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Edition.
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