Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

New Car Technology : 4 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

This course introduces students to new technologies not encountered in the past that can impact rescue efforts. Topics covered include hybrid or electric driven vehicles, alternative fuel systems, dangerous drive train components, hazardous mechanical and hydraulic systems, plus more. Rescue challenges associated with air bags and their deployment and detonation systems, pre-tension systems and other passive restraint devices throughout the passenger compartment are also discussed. Methods of construction, vehicle body components and their materials of construction offer challenges not found at accident scenes in the past. The course is a recommended follow-up class to the Basic Auto Extrication course.

 


Syllabus

  Syllabus - NewCarTech.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • vehicle and machinery rescue

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



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Upcoming Classes

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camp point Fri, Nov 2 2018 -
Fri, Nov 2 2018

albers Mon, Nov 19 2018 -
Mon, Nov 19 2018

tolono Mon, Nov 19 2018 -
Mon, Nov 19 2018

virden Thu, Dec 6 2018 -
Thu, Dec 6 2018

zion Tue, Dec 11 2018 -
Tue, Dec 11 2018

 
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