​Terrorism Awareness

Terrorism Awareness

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). No Hands On.

Program Length:  Didactic 2 Hours 45 minutes   Price: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1001 for Firefighter I.

Program description:

After students complete this lesson, they will:

  • Have an increased awareness of fire service involvement in responding to potential terrorist incidents; potential targets for terrorist activity; the tactics, agents, and devices used by terrorists; and the operational considerations for effective response.
  • Describe the threat posed by terrorism.  
  • Identify potential terrorist targets in your jurisdiction.
  • Describe how to respond to a terrorist incident.
  • Describe the dangers posed by explosive devices.
  • Explain the difference between chemical and biological agents. Describe the dangers posed by radiological incidents.
  • List the types of terrorism.
  • Describe the need for decontamination of exposed victims and response personnel.