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Recommended Minimum 20 hours Training for a New Volunteer Firefighter
The following is a recommended minimum standard of subjects and training hours a new fire department member should successfully complete prior to emergency response activity.
For subject material, reference should be made to the basic firefighter training section of the KFS-1 code and categories book.
A - 0000 Administration & Organization 2 hrs
B - 0000 Safety 2 hr
D - 0000 Fire Behavior 1 hr
E - 0000 Extinguishers 1 hr
F - 0000 Personal Protective Equipment 3 hrs
G - 0000 Forcible Entry 1 hr
H - 0000 Ventilation 1 hr
I - 0000 Ropes 1 hr
J - 0000 Ladders 2 hrs
K - 0000 Fire Hose/Nozzles/Appliances 2 hrs
M - 0000 Fire Control 1 hr
N - 0000 Loss Control 2 hrs
CC -0000 Drivers Training (Private-Owned Vehicle) 1 hr
These recommended 20 hours can be credited toward the elective hours required for 150-hour certification for a Volunteer Firefighter in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
REVISED January 1, 2014