Illinois Fire Service Institute


Light and Fight - On Campus : 8.00-10.00 Hours

Course Description

This class delivers fundamental training in increments convenient to meet the needs of individual department members. Hands-on live fire training is set up in several different scenarios for all firefighters and their experience level. During the training rotations students will train on basic SCBA, hose handling and movement, ladder raises, carries, climbing, tool handling, and proper tool selection for the assigned task. Additionally, the coordinated drills will offer students an opportunity to work as a member of a fire suppression team, and introduce very basic RIT and Saving Our Own concepts. Minimum participation restrictions shall apply. NOTE: Protective Clothing Required -- Participants must furnish approved helmet, turn out gear, eye protection, gloves, SCBA and boots for this class.


You MUST be pre-registered to be admitted to the training.  No walk-ins allowed.  Persons not on the Class Roster will not be admitted.


  Syllabus - Light and Fight On-Site.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire fighting
  • on-site live fire


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact BENJAMIN KERVIN

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

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county.

Upcoming Classes

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champaign Sat, Sep 26 2020 -
Sat, Sep 26 2020

champaign Sat, Oct 10 2020 -
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champaign Sat, Mar 6 2021 -
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champaign Sat, May 8 2021 -
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champaign Sat, Oct 2 2021 -
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champaign Sat, Oct 30 2021 -
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champaign Sat, Nov 13 2021 -
Sat, Nov 13 2021

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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