At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Explain how hose streams entrain air. 
  • Describe how stream length, stream type and nozzle movement impact air entrainment. 
  • Chose the appropriate hose stream tactics to achieve incident objectives. 

Course Lessons

  • Introduction 0:02
  • Basics of Air Entrainment 0:03
  • Factors Impacting Air Entrainment 0:05
  • Summary 0:02
  • Final Assessment 0:15

Applicable NFPA Standards

NFPA 1001 (2019): 4.3.10, 4.3.11, 5.3.2


A working knowledge of the fundamentals of fire science and fire dynamics in a structure is needed to understand the content presented in this course. We encourage you to take the Fundamentals of Fire Science and Fire Dynamics in Structures lessons before completing this course.