Forcible Entry with VES


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As the forcible entry team, you have the pressure of the entire fire ground on you. The door must be opened to allow searches and hose advancement to happen. This class will give you the confidence as if you have the “keys to the city” when faced with any forcible entry challenge.
Students will start with the basics and progress towards real world forcible entry challenges. Participants will have a great understanding on the “whys” of forcible entry. This class is 100% conventional techniques and will focus on repetition to build a good forcible entry foundation. Our through-the-lock and passive entry rotation will be hands-on and detailed, insuring participants have a sound understanding of pulling and manipulating locks. Students will end the day with a live smoke forcible entry scenario, forcing several doors in tight quarters.
This class is for any firefighter or fire officer wanting to know the details in forcible entry and will give them the skill to tackle any challenge.
Skills Covered
Tool Orientation, Door Construction and Swing, Through-the-lock, Passive Entry, Padlocks, Security Window Bars, Limited Hallway Space, Limited Visibility

Course Sections

Course: CFT 7117-00
Term: 1819
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 22079
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: OFF CAMPUS, Off Campus
Dates: Oct. 16, 2018 (Tue., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 8 Contact Hours
Required Fees
   Course Fee O/E $200.00