Illinois Fire Service Institute


Advanced Breathing Apparatus Specialist (Smoke Divers) : 24 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

The emphasis of this course will be the safe and efficient use of self-contained breathing apparatus. This program emphasizes core skills such as: donning, doffing, shifting, dumping, emergency procedures, and buddy breathing. Following demonstrated mastery of these core skills, the student will work in real and simulated fire conditions while performing functions where self-contained breathing apparatus are essential, including fire ground search, air conservation, self rescue, and firefighter rescue techniques.

This course is part of the following Programs

  • fire fighting
  • on-site live fire


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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Applicable Credits

As of 11/21/2017


Reference CFR 1910.155-159 (I) & .134


Reference NFPA 1001, 1500, 1710, 1720.

NIMS Compliant


OSFM Certification

Some skills may be applied toward Certified Firefighter II and III fire fighting objectives.  Record keeping  of specific objectives accomplished is the responsibility of the student and his/her training officer.

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11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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