Illinois Fire Service Institute


DRIVE Fire Level I : 4 Hours

Course Description

This course requires an online component prior to completing the simulator time.

Driver Readiness Interactive Vehicle Experience.  This blended course is designed for students who have never operated large vehicles.  Students will complete a series of online presentations covering safe driving practices, defensive driving principles, emergency vehicle response principles, and emergency driver responsibilities.  The driving simulator will be used to acclimate students to the characteristics unique to large emergency vehicles including; vehicle dimensions, vehicle handling, and vehicle features by operating these vehicles in realistic exercises.  Students will also participate in scenarios that practice spatial recognition, maneuvering large emergency vehicles in confined areas, as well as operation in both normal traffic situations and emergency responses.  


  Syllabus - DRIVE Fire Level 1.pdf


Drivers new to the operation of large emergency vehicles


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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