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Hands-On Initial Truck Operations - CANCELLED
September 18-22, 2017

Course Objectives:
· Understanding truck company responsibilities
· Sizing-up the scene and profiling buildings
· Enhancing skills:
· Ladders
· Forcible Entry
· Ventilation: Horizontal and Vertical
· Search: Primary and Secondary
· Victim Removal
· Overhaul
· Taking command and control
Preserving safety and accountability
40-Hour Schedule:
· Day 1:  Interactive lecture and case studies
· Days 2 & 3:  Truck skill stations
· Days 4 & 5:  Live fire evolutions using truck skills

Hands-On Training:
Live fire scenarios provide multiple opportunities for demonstration of tactical skills and strategies learned.


Participants are required to attend all sessions in a duty work uniform and provide turnout gear that is NFPA-compliant.  This includes coat, pants, hood, boots, gloves, helmet with chinstrap, ear flaps, and faceshield or goggles.  Participants must also provide SCBA harness, a fit-tested facepiece, two SCBA cylinders with hydrostatic test dates that do not expire prior to the dates of the program, a flashlight, work gloves or extrication gloves, safety glasses and a passport nametag.

Program includes  course materials

Please contact us if you are interested in brining Truck Company programs to your department.
Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy
2300 Patriot Boulevard Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: 847-998-8090 • Fax: 847-998-8091

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