Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Essentials II : 16 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

Essentials II is the second class of a series of fire fighting skills and "hands-on" activities building on the hose, ladders and breathing apparatus skills of Essentials I. Against a background of Fire Scene Operations, the class focuses on fire attack techniques, ventilation and forcible entry with instruction on the proper use of the tools of the trade. Emphasis is placed on the safety skills with the self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), fire service ladders, small tools and hose evolutions rounding out this 16-hour offering. 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

  • cornerstone

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



If you have specific questions about this course contact SEAN BURKE

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

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Applicable Credits

As of 11/20/2017

CFR

Some of the practical skills meet objectives OSHA 29CFR1910 1910.134 Respiratory Protection A, B-1, B-2, C
OSHA 29CFR1910 1910.135, 136,138 Head, Foot & Hand Protection
OSHA 29CFR1910 1910.156 Fire Brigades

NFPA

All practical skills meet objectives under NFPA Standard
1001 Firefighter Professional Qualifications - Basic        
1404 Fire Department Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Program
1901 Automotive Fire Apparatus
1931 Fire Department Ground Ladders
1961, 62, 63, 64 Fire Hose, Care and Use and Service Testing, Couplings, Nozzles,
1971 Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting
1981 Open Circuit Self Contained Breathing Apparatus for the Fire Service

OSFM Certification

All practical skills are direct Certified Firefighter or Certified Basic Skill objectives.

Upcoming Classes

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keyesport Sat, Feb 3 2018 -
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Sat, Feb 10 2018 -
Sat, Feb 10 2018

 
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