Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Fire Apparatus Engineer : 40 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

The Fire Apparatus Engineer course is designed for firefighters who are assigned to or may be assigned to operate fire department apparatus in the normal course of their duties.  It is designed to develop a firefighter in the areas of principles of water and water systems, mechanical principles of pumps, pumps and pump controls, intake and discharge hydraulics, aerial apparatus considerations, apparatus spotting, fire stream development, pump maintenance, service testing, acceptance testing, and pump troubleshooting.  The Fire Apparatus Engineer will generate effective fire streams from hydrants, relay operations, and drafting from static sources.  Hydraulic situations will range from single line problems up through multiple-line relay operations to give the students a solid understanding of fire ground hydraulics, as well as practical solutions to be able to apply these concepts to their department


Syllabus

  Syllabus - FAE.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • driver/operator
  • fire fighting
  • nfa-endorsed

Prerequisites:

IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.



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Applicable Credits

As of 11/21/2017

CFR

Meets or exceeds 29 CFR 1910.155-159 (i).

NFA Endorsed

Hours: 32 This course is endorsed by the NFA and has a dual-certificate.

NFPA

Reference NFPA 1002, 1901, 1911, 1500

NIMS Compliant

No

OSFM Certification

Fire Apparatus Engineer

ProBoard

Pump Operator
NFPA 1002

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