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Week 8- Community Risk Reduction and Graduation

Week 8 class covers the final topic of the academy, Community Risk Reduction and Graduation. This lesson introduces the students to fire prevention theory and concepts of fire safety education. Areas covered are fire prevention principles, building and fire codes, related fire safety organizations, fire safety education, and presenting fire safety presentations to various age groups.

Week 6- Regional Teams

Week 7- Regional Teams

Week 7 class covers Kenton County Dispatch and Communications. Students get a behind the scenes look at how emergency service communications are conducted and how 911 calls are handled. Students spend time in the dispatch center where they witnessed the initial call and how a dispatcher alerts the appropriate responders to the emergency. 

Week 6- Regional Teams

 Week 6 class covers the use of Northern Kentucky Regional Teams such at HAZMAT, Arson Task Force, Mutual Aid, and Technical Rescue are discussed regarding the use and the specialties of each. Students also experience live fire from a prefabricated room with household contents and learned how to determine the origin of a fire.

Week 5- Emergency Medical Services

Week 5 class covers portions of EMS. University of Cincinnati Aircare provides a helicopter to land and discuss the importance of air medical services and the jobs they perform. 

Week 4- Auto Extrication and Fire Attack

Week 4 concentraits on auto extrication and fire attack. Students will be able to get hands-on experience using extrication tools to disassemble components of a vehicle and also operated fire attack handlines. 

Week 3- Fire Gear, Cancer Awareness and Fire Behavior