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What you need to know about the profession of firefighting.

The Department of Firefighting Education has released a training manual to help firefighters get the necessary skills and experience. 

The Firefighter Handbook is meant to give the fire department the tools they need to perform their job efficiently and safely. 

Its a tool that will help you to better understand your role as a firefighter, and to develop a clear understanding of the firefighting profession. 

It also teaches firefighters about their responsibilities to others. 

“The Fire Fighter Handbook will be a valuable resource for every firefighter and their families, and we’re glad to have the opportunity to provide it to the public,” said Scott Batson, chief operating officer of the Department of Training, Development and Acquisition at the Fire Department. 

He added that the book will also help departments identify and build relationships with fire fighters. 

In the firefighter training, the training guide is aimed at firemen who are currently enrolled in the Fire Fighter program and want to transition into the profession.

“The manual is an integral part of the firefighter training program, providing a step-by-step, step-down guide to the fire service,” Batson said. 

Firefighters will be required to attend two training sessions in each of the departments five divisions: South Central, Southeast, Northeast, Northwest and Southwest. 

This training program is designed to give firefighters a chance to gain experience in a variety of jobs. 

Batson said the training is designed for the firemen to be prepared for any type of emergency. 

You will learn about firefighting, CPR, firefighting techniques, equipment and safety practices. 

These are the basics you’ll need to understand when responding to an incident, and the fireman will also learn about emergency preparedness. 

If you are interested in becoming a fire fighter, the Firefighter Instructor Course is available for a fee. 

Each instructor is required to have at least a bachelor’s degree and have at the time of registration receive a certification in firefighting from the United States Department of Agriculture, or a state fire department, and pass a written exam. 

There are currently a number of firefighter training options available for firefighters. 

For more information about firefighter training, visit the Fire Service Training Center website. 

Read more about the fire industry at the Department of Labor.

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