A GATEWAY ACADEMY
Location: Pocatello High School
(Open to all School District No. 25 students)
Courses are offered based on demand, teacher availability and certification.
The Police, Fire and Emergency Services pathway prepares students for careers in law enforcement, detention, corrections, firefighting, and emergency medical services. Students are expected to participate both academically and physically in class assignments.
35353 Essentials of Firefighting I - 1 Trimester 2-hour block - PHS 11 12
This course is designed to prepare students for an occupation within the firefighting career field. Students will study basic firefighting techniques, mechanics of search and rescue, communications, emergency medical procedures, rescue and safety, and related scenarios. Sections covered include fitness readiness, basic firefighting techniques, search and rescue, communications, emergency medical procedures report writing and fire behavior. TI 1804
35344 Firefighting Level IIA - 2 Trimesters 2-hour block - PHS 11 12
35345 Firefighting Level IIB
Prerequisite: Essentials of Firefighting I
This course is designed to prepare students for an occupation within the firefighting career field. Students will study EMT basics, ambulance operations, extrication/gaining access, and incident command systems. Students will learn how to write good reports, the language to use in reports and reporting under the Idaho Criminal Code. Students will learn health and safety as it relates to preventing injuries and personal protective equipment. Students will learn about fire behavior, building construction, extinguishers, ropes and knots, rescue and extrication, forcible entry, ladders, ventilation, water supply, fire hoses, fire streams, fire controls, alarms, and loss of control. Students will learn about fire department communication systems, protecting the public, prevention and public education, and hazardous material procedures. TI1805