Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Essentials I : 16 Hours

Course Description

This is the first class of a series laying the foundation for basic fire fighting skills and "hands on" activities of a first responder. Beginning with personal safety, fire behavior, the hands-on fundamentals of utilizing self contained breathing apparatus, ladder raising and climbing skills as well as hose loads and advances. A portion of class will deal with the rudimentary principles of pumping apparatus for the purpose of maintaining an adequate fire stream. Although thorough in its scope, this should be considered a starting point for departments with a young and inexperienced roster. A great class for the veterans to refresh their skills and mentor the new firefighters on the department rolls. NOTE: Protective Clothing Required -- Participants must furnish approved helmet, turn out gear, eye protection, gloves, SCBA and boots for this class. This course is delivered at local fire departments


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Essentials I.pdf

This course is part of the following Program

  • cornerstone

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact THOMAS SHUBERT

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

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Applicable Credits

EMS CEU
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