The first jump course is your first step into the arena of flight. This is where you will learn all the basics of flight that you will need for your return to Earth. It is a classroom based session held on the evening before you usually jump. Main topics of instruction are equipment, exiting the aircraft, body position, canopy control, safety procedures and last but not least... how to land.
PFF is a method of skydive training which is considered "accelerated" because this progression is the fastest way to experience solo freefall.