Illinois Fire Service Institute



Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

This one-day "Down and Dirty" Fire Service Youth training activity introduces youth to hands-on firefighting skills. Delivered with IFSI
instructor supervision, the class focuses on the same basic firefighting skills that are provided in the IFSI Cornerstone Training program, including hose and appliances, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Fire Behavior, Search and Rescue, Ladders, and using hand tools. The Explorers and Fire Cadets will
be exposed to the value of teamwork, leadership, and followership.

A Special Registration form is required for this course and can be downloaded here


  Syllabus - Explorer Cadet Field Training.pdf

This course is part of the following Program

  • fire fighting


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact TIMOTHY MEISTER

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

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

Upcoming Classes

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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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