Illinois Fire Service Institute


Fire Service Vehicle Operator : 8-9 Hours

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 during the normal course of their duties. Students will learn about their role as an emergency vehicle driver, proper care and maintenance of fire apparatus, vehicle characteristics, safe driving practices, emergency response driving, and scene positioning. 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.


  FSVO Course Syllabus.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 JACOB HUTCHCRAFT

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

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

Upcoming Classes

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hoopeston Mon, Sep 9 2019 -
Mon, Sep 9 2019

Mon, Sep 23 2019 -
Mon, Sep 23 2019

loves park Sat, Sep 14 2019 -
Sat, Sep 14 2019

south roxana Sat, Sep 21 2019 -
Sat, Sep 21 2019

barrington Sat, Oct 12 2019 -
Sat, Oct 12 2019

rockford Sat, Oct 26 2019 -
Sat, Oct 26 2019

longview Mon, Nov 11 2019 -
Mon, Nov 11 2019

Mon, Nov 18 2019 -
Mon, Nov 18 2019

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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