On the Ground

Lepper, Joe
October 2009
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;10/8/2009, p23
The article highlights the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service's Local Intervention Fire Education (Life) course in England. It states that the 8,000 pounds monthly cost of the course is funded by the Hertfordshire County Council and the relevant district council. Moreover, the intensive fire service training aims to divert young people away from crime.


Related Articles

  • CALENDAR.  // Fire Chief;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p12 

    Presents a calendar of events relating to fire fighting in the U.S. as of October 2003. Life support seminars; Campus fire forums; Symposiums.

  • 50 YEARS SLOW & STEADY. Donner, Larry D. // Fire Chief;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p50 

    The article focuses on the changes in the fireground practices for the last 50 years in the U.S. The changes could be observed in terms of training, technologies, fireground capabilities and methodologies of operations. The author reflects that the most crucial advances in the department is its...

  • TOP-DOWN TRAINING. Wilmoth, Janet // Fire Chief;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p30 

    Reports on fire chiefs and chief officers' training in the Command Training Center (CTC) of the Phoenix Fire Department in Arizona. CTC training programs for command officers; Components of the training programs; Simulation methods used in training.

  • Structural Integrity. Wilmoth, Janet // Fire Chief;May2008, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p6 

    The author reflects on how to address the problems in conducting a live-fire training. The author said that fire departments do not have the funds to replace live-fire training simulators. According to the author, it is time for a national effort to compile a complete database of live-fire...

  • Security's Role in Fire Training in 90 Minutes or Less. Chandler, Phil // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2010, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p86 

    The article reports on the importance of security in firefighter training in New York. It explains the program "Everything a Firefighter Needs to Tell a Cop in Ninety Minutes or Less" proposed by the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) for campus safety officer first responders. It details how...

  • NFA Rolls Out Juvenile Fire-setting Course.  // Fire Chief;Aug2005, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p15 

    The article announces that the National Fire Academy, Maryland, has announced a new one-week resident course designed to meet NFPA 1035, Juvenile Firesetting Intervention Professional Standard, part of the Public Fire and Life-Safety Educator 1035 standard. Juvenile Firesetter Intervention...

  • CALENDAR.  // Fire Chief;Feb2006, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p16 

    The article presents a calendar of events related to fire departments and the fire fighting equipment industry in the United States from March 2006 to May 2006. The Advanced Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Operations session will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Other RIT training sessions will...

  • CALENDAR.  // Fire Chief;Aug2006, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p16 

    The article presents a calendar of events in the U.S. in the fall of 2006. An Aircraft Rescue Firefighting for Structural Firefighters will be held on September 9. The weekend training for the fire service women of New York State will be held on September 22-24. An Incident Safety officer will...

  • Learning Curve. Pindelski, Jeffrey // Fire Chief;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p34 

    The article focuses on the factors to be considered by instructors when training fire fighters so that they acquire the skills necessary to have confidence and achieve precision when working under emergency situations. Training instructors should consider should consider how fire fighters learn...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics