Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Vehicle and Machinery Operations : 40.00 Hours

Course Description

The Vehicle and Machinery Operations course is designed to acquaint the student with techniques used in Auto Extrication. More specifically the student will become familiar with the different classifications and characteristics of vehicles and machines. Students will also become familiar with the different tools used in extrication, stabilization of the vehicle/machine,disentanglement of the patient(s), and initiating patient care. The student will become familiar with initiating the Incident Command System and how to terminate the incident when finished. The majority of the course will be spent working on the various skills/techniques each student will learn during this course.

 

NOTE:

Fire department members that intend to seek Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) certification in Vehicle Machinery Operations, may require completion of other certification requirements or courses (eg. Technical Rescue Awareness, Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations, NIMS etc.)  prior to submission of OSFM paper work. Please refer to the OSFM site or contact OSFM directly for specific details and information.

 

 

http://www.sfm.illinois.gov/Fire-Service/Certification

 

http://www.sfm.illinois.gov/Fire-Service/Certification/Certification-Prerequisite-Chart


Syllabus

  Syllabus - VMO.pdf

This course is part of the following Program

  • vehicle and machinery rescue

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact MICHAEL FORREST

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

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Upcoming Classes

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blue island Mon, Jul 13 2020 -
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blue island Mon, Jul 27 2020 -
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fairview heights Sat, Sep 19 2020 -
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orland park Mon, Oct 5 2020 -
Fri, Oct 9 2020

woodstock Sat, Oct 17 2020 -
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Sat, Oct 24 2020 -
Sun, Oct 25 2020

Applicable Credits

EMS CEU
Hours 6
 
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