Essentials II


Essentials II : 16.00 Hours

Course Description

Essentials II is the second installment in the Essentials Program. The Essentials Program is designed to introduce new and novice firefighters to essential skills in the fire service. Each level of the Essentials Program, Levels I, II, and III will introduce firefighters to skills that will build upon one another as participants progress through the program.


The Essentials Program is designed to meet the requirements of NFPA 1403 the Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions and parallels the Illinois Fire Service Institute’s Minimum Fire Fighter Training Guide. The scope of the Essentials Program is to prepare personnel for supporting the station and exterior firefighting operations.


This Essentials II Course will immerse the firefighter in skills related to water supply, hose line advancement, safety and survival, fireground search and rescue, ground ladders, ventilation, forcible entry, and loss control.

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.


This course is part of the following Program


Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


Additional Files


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
Hours 3