Illinois Fire Service Institute


Fire Service Vehicle Operator : 8-9 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

The Fire Service Vehicle Operator course is designed for Firefighters or Engineers who are assigned, or may be assigned, to operate fire department apparatus safely in the normal course of their duties. This course is also designed for Officers who are responsible for the administration of vehicle operations. This course covers common driving hazards, vehicle maintenance and inspections, and driver’s training. This course, when combined with an AHJ provided driving portion, lets the student complete OSFM certification. IFSI does not offer the driving portion of this course.


  Syllabus - FSVO.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • driver/operator
  • fire fighting


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact TAL PRENDERGAST

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

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county. The regional representatives are listed below.

Applicable Credits

As of 09/25/2017


1002 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications  
1142 Water Supplies for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting
1451 Fire Service Vehicle Operations Training Program

Upcoming Classes

Click on the city name for more details and registration options

champaign Tue, Oct 17 2017 -
Tue, Oct 17 2017

silvis Sat, Oct 21 2017 -
Sat, Oct 21 2017

west city Sat, Nov 4 2017 -
Sat, Nov 4 2017

centralia Tue, Nov 7 2017 -
Tue, Nov 7 2017

Tue, Nov 14 2017 -
Tue, Nov 14 2017

centralia Tue, Nov 7 2017 -
Tue, Nov 7 2017

Tue, Nov 14 2017 -
Tue, Nov 14 2017

rockford Sat, Nov 18 2017 -
Sat, Nov 18 2017

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Contact Us
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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