Firefighting

Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Cluster:

State Qualifying Event: 

Required

Participation: 

Individual

Level:  

National Competition

Competition Type: 

Skilled and Technical

This competition evaluates students� preparation for firefighting careers through hands-on skill demonstrations and both written and oral presentations. Areas tested include: safety; breathing apparatus; fire streams; ladders, ropes, knots and hoses; fire control; ventilation; emergency medical care and rescue; and protecting fire-cause evidence. Competitors are evaluated using standards established by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Firefighting

The career competitions of the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) as a membership benefit following their submission of membership.