Illinois Fire Service Institute


Basic Engine Company Operations : 4.00-16.00 Hours

Course Description

This Cornerstone version introduces students to the basic engine company operations. The class offers firefighters and Officers an opportunity to either sharpen their current skills, or learn new and efficient skills for the all-important task of getting water on the fire. This course includes a classroom component and can be customized to include numerous drills. These can include hose loads, establishing water supply advancing lines through a variety of objectives including stairways, ground level and basement deployment if available are skills vital to the engine company. The course also covers engine company responsibilities with regard to rescue and other tactical priorities are presented and practiced.


  Syllabus - Basic Engine Ops.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire fighting


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact SAMUEL VEGA

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

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Upcoming Classes

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fulton Thu, Oct 28 2021 -
Thu, Oct 28 2021

east dubuque Sat, Dec 4 2021 -
Sat, Dec 4 2021

Applicable Credits

Hours 3
11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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