NFPA Standard: 1081, 2012, Chapter 7
Accredited: IFSAC: Yes, NPQS: Yes
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Awareness, IFBM - Advanced Exterior
Description: A person at the Interior Structure Fire Brigade Member will have the skills and knowledge to: utilize a pre-incident plan to respond to an on site emergency and to interact with mutual aid, operate in personal protective equipment (PPE) and self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), as a member of a team, attack an exterior fire, conduct a search and rescue operation, and overhaul a fire scene, function as part of a rapid intervention crew (RIC), gain entry into necessary areas during fire operations, operate master stream device, operate as a member of a team and extinguish a ignitable liquid fire and a flammable gas fire, operate as a member of a team and extinguish an exterior fire using special extinguishing agents, interpret alarm conditions for an alarm signaling system, activate a fixed fire suppression system, extinguish a Class C fire with a Class C agent and set-up and operate various ground ladders.
Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher
NFPA 1081 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2012 Edition
IFSTA Industrial Exterior and Structural Fire Brigades, 1st Edition, 1st Printing
Industrial Fire Brigade Principles and Practice, 2008, Jones and Bartlett Publishers