ISO Training Information

ALL CREW MEMBERS NEED:

 
8 - 3 hour single-company drills/year
  • Single company drills must be oriented to structure fire topics/tasks

  • Must be 3 hours in length

  • Can do different things but list it under one category for 3 hours

  • Are supposed to be physically demanding

  • If the 3 hour drill was held at night, credit will be given for both a 3-hour drill and a 3-hour night drill.

  • Cannot be logged simultaneously with other categories (20-hr, driver training etc…)

  • If you have met your 8 3-hour single-company drills/year, further 3-hour drills should be used to fulfill the 20-hr category.

 

4  - 3 hour multi-company drills/year
  • Multi- company drills must be oriented to structure fire topics/tasks

  • Must be 3 hours in length

  • Can do different things but list it under one category for 3 hours

  • Are supposed to be physically demanding

  • If the 3 hour drill was held at night, credit will be given for both a 3-hour multi-company drill, a 3-hour night drill, and a 3-hour single-company drill.

  • Cannot be logged simultaneously with other categories (20-hr, driver training etc…)

  • If you have met your 4 3-hour multi-company drills/year, further 3-hour drills should be used to fulfill the 20-hr category.

  • Multi-company is defined as two or more fire apparatus participating in the drill.  Example: engine and ladder companies or engine/engine or engine/water tender or engine/patrol, etc…

  • Training center is a multi-company drill.

 

 2  - 3 hour night drills/year
  • Must be 3 hours in length.

  • Drills must be pertinent to structure fire topics/tasks.

  • Can be used simultaneously with the single-company or multi-company drills.

 

16 hours of firefighting training/month (company training)
  • This training is separate from the 3 hour drills, officer, driver/operator, and hazardous materials training.  Company training cannot be logged with other training.

  • Individual or company training that is performed on duty and frequently at the station.

  • Usually classroom type instruction but drills other than required 3-hour drills may count.

  • Examples include:

    • Simulator work

    • Post incident analysis

    • Pre-fire planning (OP07)

    • Inspections can count only if you are actually going through the building (FP09)

    • Building familiarization

    • Area familiarization: Captain and firefighter use area familiarization code (OP26) and engineer uses (TP04)

    • Acting positions receive 8 hours of training per day for the acting position.  An Engineer working as Acting Captain could log this under general operations.

    • Weekly truck checks can be recorded in the TP03 category for the time taken to do the check.

 

60 hour training/year for New Driver/Operator
  • This category is only for the firefighter

  • Do not use this training simultaneously with other training categories

  • Examples include:

    • Firefighters preparing for an engineer test

    • Pumping drill

    • Driving

    • Operating aerial platform equipment

    • MCS drills if drilling in the Engineer position

    • Pump theory / Hydraulics

    • Probationary packet material

    • Weekly truck checks for the time to complete (TP03)

    • Review of State or Federal driving laws and safety

  

12 hour continuing education Officer training/year
  • Do not use this training simultaneously with other training categories.

  • For officers only

  • Sessions are in 6 hour segments

  • Examples include:

    • Leadership training

    • Management

    • Executive skills

    • Probationary packet

    • Tactics and Strategy

    • ICS

    • Supervisor Meetings

    • Acting Battalion Chief

 

12 hour continuing education Driver/Operator Training
  • This training is for the existing Engineer only

  • Must be in 3 hour segments

  • Do not use this training simultaneously with other training categories

  • Examples include:

    • Pumping drill

    • Driving

    • Operating aerial platform equipment

    • MCS drills

    • Pump theory / Hydraulics

    • Probationary packet material

    • Weekly truck checks for the time to complete (TP03)

    • Review of State or Federal driving laws and safety

 

6 hour Hazardous Materials training/year
  • Must be a 3 hour segment

  • Do not use this training simultaneously with other training categories

  • Anything associated with hazardous material incident control (could be confined space)

  • Examples include:

    • Haz-Mat ICS organization

    • Radioactivity training

    • Operations / technician information

Central Arizona Regional Training Academy
Prescott Valley, Arizona    carta@cazfire.org    (928) 759-6934
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