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Advanced Technician Firefighter
March 5-9, 2018

Five-days of intense, hands-on instruction to enhance the knowledge gained at the Advanced Firefighter level.  Compliance with State objectives is provided in the classroom and in practical evolutions.

Specialized indoor and outdoor training props, located throughout the NIPSTA Campus, enable participants to accomplish skills approved by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM).

Skills include:  

  •   Ladder training
  •   Hose cleaning, inspection, and testing
  •   Service and maintenance of generators and lighting equipment
  •   Power tool use in forcible entry
  •   Reading and recording flow pressures
  •   MABAS requests and box alarms
  •   Sprinkler systems and standpipes
  •   Fire safety surveys and pre-plans
  •   SCBA Training
  •   NFPA 1407 RIT/RIC Skills
  •   Live fire attacks

Student Requirements - Students are required to attend all sessions in their duty work uniform and provide turnout gear that is NFPA-compliant and not more than 10 years old.  The required equipment includes coat, pants, hood, boots, gloves, helmet with chinstrap, ear flaps, and face shield or goggles.  Students must also provide an SCBA harness, a fit-tested face piece, two (2) SCBA cylinders (with hydrostatic test dates that do not expire prior to the dates of the scheduled program), flashlight, work gloves or extrication gloves, work safety glasses, passport name tags, and one 25" section of 1” webbing with a carabineer.

In order to provide the ideal firefighter training environment, it may be necessary for some exercises to be scheduled off-site from the NIPSTA Campus.  Details will be made available on the first training day.

Program includes course materials. Does not include lunch 

Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy
2300 Patriot Boulevard Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: 847-998-8090 • Fax: 847-998-8091

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