Illinois Fire Service Institute


Advanced Skills Program : 24.00 Hours

Course Description

The Advanced Skills Program expands on the firefighting skills learned in the Basic and Intermediate programs.  Students should have previous experience with live fire training and a compentency of essential skills at or above the intermediate level.  The Advanced Skills Program will challenge even the most experienced Explorer Cadet.  Course topics include high-rise firefighting, transitional attack, compressed air foram system firefighting, railroad firefighting involving boxcars and tank cars, standpipe opeerations and thermal imaging cameras.  Multiple coordinated attack scenarios, using new training props, will provide students with a new and challenging experience.  

Required Gear:  NFPA compliant PPE and SCBA


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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