Illinois Fire Service Institute


Essentials IV : 16 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

The goal of this course is to give the student hands on experience with advanced firefighting methods such as Fire Ground Operations, SCBA’s, Ground Ladders, Search and Rescue, Ventilation, Water Supply, and Safety.


  Course Syllabus.pdf

This course is part of the following Program

  • cornerstone


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 11/21/2017


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


All practical skills meet objectives under NFPA Standard
1001 Firefighter Professional Qualifications - Basic
1403 Live Fire Training Evolutions        
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 Ser

OSFM Certification

All practical skills are direct Certified Fire Fighter II or Certified Basic skill objectives

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