Emergency Vehicle Operation
Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC) provides classroom and behind-the-wheel emergency vehicle driver training for Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement personnel. It provides emergency vehicle operators with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely operate an emergency vehicle in both emergency and non-emergency modes. Topics include legal aspects of emergency vehicle operations, navigation and route mapping, driver roles and responsibilities, basic driving skills, and proper driving procedures. The first day of class is conducted in the classroom; the second day of class includes a hands-on practical, in which participants will drive an emergency vehicle through a competency course.
Entry Level Driver Operator Pump Part I (Driving)
The 12- hour ELDO Part I course will teach the student the safe procedures for driving fire apparatus to the emergency scene and returning to quarters. Class will be a combination of lecture and practical skills. Driving principles will be practiced and demonstrated through six standard driving maneuvers which include: serpentine exercise, alley dock exercise, diminishing clearance exercise and confined space turn-around exercises. The targeted audience is individuals who expect to be appointed to driver/operator-pumper duties on their respective fire departments.
This is the driving portion of the Entry Level Driver Operator training.Class to meet at Stella Fire on Monday evening October 2nd 6-10 pm and October 7 8am to 4 pm.
Entry Level Driver Operator Pump Part II (Pumping)
The 18- hour ELDO Part II course will provide a new driver-operator with the knowledge and information needed to operate a fire pump in a basic mode on the fire ground. The student will receive instruction on the parts of a fire pump and operation. Participants will develop a working knowledge of the different components located on a pump panel and be able to explain and properly work each component. This course will also train the student to pump at the correct engine pressures during fire ground operations. The student will learn how to supply water at the correct pressures to the different nozzles and appliances carried on the fire apparatus. The targeted audience is individuals who expect to be appointed to driver/operator-pumper duties on their respective fire departments. Courses when taken in sequential order, are designed to provide the new pumper operator with the information needed to comply with the minimum pumper operator training requirements as specified in Comm 30.08, employment standards (2) in Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Commerce, Chapter Comm. 30, Fire Department Safety and Health.
This is a state-funded course for students affiliated with a fire department who successfully complete. Students that are not members of the host department will need to bring an apparatus for portions of class. No textbook required.
Entry Level Firefighter Part B
This 30 hour course expands the participant’s knowledge and skills necessary to perform firefighting functions under direct supervision (WI DSPS 330.14 (2)). The targeted audience for this course is individuals new to the firefighting field and who have completed Entry Level Fire Fighter Part A.
When taken in sequential order, parts A and B are designed to provide the Entry Level Firefighter candidate with the information needed to comply with the minimum firefighter training requirements as specified in SPS 330.08, Minimum training and education standards, Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Chapter SPS 330, Fire Department Safety and Health Standards.
The course curriculum is based on the current edition of Jones & Bartlett Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills text.
This is a state-funded course for students affiliated with a fire department who successfully complete. Both Part A and Part B must be successfully completed in order to meet the minimum requirements of a Firefighter under SPS – 330. Textbook for the class is the Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills and Hazardous Materials Response, Fourth Edition Jones & Bartlett. ISBN 9781284151336 (Includes textbook and Navigate Access) Textbook needs to be purchased prior to the start of the class. There is no tuition fee for those students affiliated with a fire department and successfully complete the class.