Illinois Fire Service Institute


Search Techniques for the Fireground : 24.00 Hours

Course Description

This 24 hour course is designed for students who may be involved in conducting primary and secondary searches of single family, multi-family, and commercial structures.  This class focuses on the primary search, secondary search and final searches. Not only in residential buildings but, multi-family and commercial setting as well and goes further to include Vent Enter Search (VES), Rope Assisted Search Procedures (RASP) and Wide Area Search.  Students also spend time learning and practicing the critical component of victim removal procedures. Each student is encouraged to develop and refine this skill set that will prove invaluable for the rest of their career.


  Syllabus- Search Techniques for the Fireground.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 JEFFREY JOHNSON

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact JEFFREY JOHNSON 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 Wed, Nov 3 2021 -
Fri, Nov 5 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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