Illinois Fire Service Institute


Smoke Divers (Advanced Breathing Apparatus Specialist) : 24.00 Hours

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

If you have specific questions about this course contact REKA BODONI

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact REKA BODONI or your regional representative.

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Upcoming Classes

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champaign Tue, Mar 16 2021 -
Thu, Mar 18 2021

plainfield Wed, Sep 8 2021 -
Fri, Sep 10 2021

champaign Tue, Oct 5 2021 -
Thu, Oct 7 2021

Applicable Credits

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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