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VFF: Module III


This course is based on NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. The Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter Module courses prepare the student for the Volunteer Fire Fighter State Certification Examination. The course is highly structured to provide academic information through a series of lectures and demonstrations augmented with visual aids. Practical skills are developed with a specified degree of proficiency through selected manipulative evolutions. Specific subject topics covered in Volunteer Fire Fighter Module III include: Tacticle Ventilation, Fire Hose, Hose Operations and Hose Streams, Fire Suppression, Overhaul, Property Conservation, and Scene Preservation. This course is recommended for all Volunteer Fire Fighters.

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Special Equipment - NFPA Compliant Turnout Gear • SCBA and Spare Bottle • PASS Device

Physical Requirements - This is a physically demanding course which requires students to be in good physical condition.

Hours   40
Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Essentials of Fire Fighting, 7th Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • 18 years of age
  • Physical Statement - AFC & PSEC Form 05
  • Successful completion of Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter: Module II
  • Prior to Certification as a Volunteer Fire Fighter: (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, November 2, 2020Saturday, December 5, 2020Centre Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 5:30pmRegister
Tuesday, December 1, 2020Saturday, December 19, 2020Vinemont-Providence Fire Department (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 6pmRegister
Wednesday, January 6, 2021Friday, March 5, 2021Piedmont High School -- Time - 8amRegister
Thursday, January 7, 2021Friday, March 5, 2021Anniston High School -- Time - 8amRegister
Monday, January 11, 2021Saturday, February 27, 2021Geneva Volunteer Fire Department -- Time - 8amRegister
Monday, January 11, 2021Saturday, February 27, 2021Moores Mill Volunteer Fire/RescueRegister
Monday, January 11, 2021Saturday, February 27, 2021Livingston Fire DepartmentRegister
Monday, January 18, 2021Monday, March 1, 2021Marion Military Institute -- Time - 8amRegister

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