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Canadian Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Enhanced Third Edition

Author(s): International Association of Fire Chiefs
National Fire Protection Association
  • ISBN-13: 9781284086447
  • Product With Access Code    1076 pages      © 2014
Price: $115.95 US List
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Specifically Designed for Canadian Recruit and In-Service Training

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), and Jones & Bartlett Learning are pleased to bring you the Canadian Third Edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, a ground-breaking training system that is sure to revolutionize Canada’s fire fighter education. From metric measurements to coverage of firefighting in extreme cold weather, this special edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills is perfectly suited for Canadian fire fighter training and features:

  • A dedicated chapter to provide an orientation and history of Canada’s fire service
  • An emphasis on safety and lessons learned from National Fire Fighter Near Miss Reporting System cases from the U.S. and Canada
  • Coverage of firefighting in extreme cold weather
  • Significantly updated chapters on hazardous materials and incident command to meet Canadian training requirements
Chapter  1  Orientation and History of the Fire Service
Chapter  2  Fire Fighter Safety
Chapter  3  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
Chapter  4  Communications
Chapter  5  Incident Management System
Chapter  6  Fire Behaviour
Chapter  7  Building Construction
Chapter  8  Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter  9  Tools and Equipment
Chapter  10  Ropes and Knots
Chapter  11  Response and Size-Up
Chapter  12  Forcible Entry
Chapter  13  Ladders
Chapter  14  Search and Rescue
Chapter  15  Ventilation
Chapter  16  Water Supply
Chapter  17  Fire Attack and Foam
Chapter  18  Fire Fighter Survival
Chapter  19  Salvage and Overhaul
Chapter  20  Rehabilitation
Chapter  21  Extreme Cold Weather Cautions and Operations
Chapter  22  Wildland and Ground Fires
Chapter  23  Fire Suppression
Chapter  24  Preincident Planning
Chapter  25  Vehicle Rescue and Extrication
Chapter  26  Assisting Special Rescue Teams
Chapter  27  Fire Prevention and Public Education
Chapter  28  Fire Detection, Protection, and Suppression Systems
Chapter  29  Fire Cause Determination
Chapter  30  Hazardous Materials: Introduction
Chapter  31  Hazardous Materials: Awareness
Chapter  32  Hazardous Materials: Operations and Specialties
Chapter  33  Terrorism Awareness
Appendix  A  An Extract from NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Qualifications, 2013 Edition
Appendix  B  NFPA 1001 and 1072 Correlation Guide
Appendix  C  Pro Board Assessment Methodology Matrices for NFPA 1001
Appendix  D  Pro Board Assessment Methodology Matrices for NFPA 472

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Established in 1873, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is a powerful, professional membership organization of more than 12,600 chief fire and emergency officers. The mission of the IAFC is to provide leadership to career and volunteer chiefs, chief fire officers, and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services, and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities. Members of the IAFC are the world’s leading experts in fire fighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation.

National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been a worldwide leader in providing fire, building, electrical, and life safety to the public since 1896. The mission of the international nonprofit organization is to reduce the worldwide burden for fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. Developer of the National Electrical Code®, and 300 other codes and standards through a full, open-consensus process, NFPA also produces educational curricula, including the Risk Watch® community-based injury prevention curriculum and the Learn Not to Burn® fire safety curriculum. NFPA headquarters is in Quincy, Massachusetts.

  • “The layout of Jones & Bartlett’s Canadian Edition offers a natural progression and the differentiation of NFPA Fire Fighter I & II levels assists in ease of learning.  The videos launched from QR codes in the book are a great resource for our recruits.  Not to mention the Canadian measurements and standards save a great deal of time and editing to meet our needs.”

    Brent Thomas, Training Officer
    Hamilton Fire Department


Instructor's Tool Kit

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Preparing for class is easy with the resources on the Instructor’s ToolKit CD. The CD includes the following resources:

  • Adaptable PowerPoint presentations that provide instructors with a powerful way to create presentations that are educational and engaging to their students. These slides can be modified and edited to meet instructors’ specific needs.
  • Test Bank that contains an abundance of multiple-choice and scenario-based questions, and allows instructors to create tailor-made classroom tests and quizzes quickly and easily by selecting, editing, organizing, and printing a test. An answer key with page references to the text is also available.
  • Lecture Outlines that include all of the topics covered in the text. The lecture outlines can be modified and customized to fit any course.
  • Image and Table Bank- Offers a selection of the most important images and tables found in the text. Instructors can use these graphics to incorporate more images into the PowerPoint presentations, make handouts, or enlarge a specific image for further discussion.
  • Detailed lesson plans keyed to the PowerPoint presentations with sample lectures, lesson quizzes, and teaching strategies.
  • Teaching tips and ideas to enhance your presentation.
  • Answers to all end-of-chapter student questions found in the text.

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

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Answers to Student Study Guide

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Navigate 2 TestPrep: Fire Fighter I & II (Canadian Edition) offers immediate answers for completed questions and comprehensive answer rationales in practice mode to enable students to choose whether to return to the dashboard to build new practice tests or attempt a simulated certification test that mimics the actual exam. For instructors, Navigate 2 TestPrep: Fire Fighter I & II (Canadian Edition) provides real-time reporting on how students are performing and where they may need additional help before they sit for the exam. Instructors and students will benefit from real-time reporting on performance and where additional help may be needed before attempting the actual exam.


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