Personal Protective Equipment and SCBA

Requires Medical Clearance
Must be submitted prior to the first class session.

Instructional Hours: 12.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.

Course Objective: This course will familiarize students with personal protective equipment (PPE) and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus, routine inspections and maintenance of PPE and SCBA, and emergency procedures. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all required online and in classroom activities and homework assignments and demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions.


Students must provide their own PPE including SCBA. This course also requires medical clearance.



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Coordinated by: the MFRI Office. If you have any questions about the course, you are welcome to contact them by email at:

If you require special accommodations please send your requirements to: or you may call 301-226-9900 or 1-800-275-6374.

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