Illinois Fire Service Institute


Basic Firefighter : 24 Hours

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Course Description

This 24-hour class combines the former Entry Level Recruit and Core Competencies classes and lasts the entire Fire College. The class introduces and emphasizes the basic, fundamental firefighting skills needed to operate effectively and safely on the fireground. Skills covered include firefighter orientation, fireground safety, basic self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), personal protective equipment, small tools, apparatus, hose, ladders and basic fireground operations.

This course is part of the following Program

  • fire college


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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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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