Instructor: Jason Pruski
First year students follow the State Fire Marshalâs Basic Operations Firefighter course. Students will also receive training in Hazardous Materials awareness, Technical Rescue awareness and Fire Service Vehicle Operator. This class offers hands-on practical skills towards certification. Students will also become CPR certified.
Second year students follow the State Fire Marshalâs Advanced Technician Firefighter program. They will also receive the Fire Marshal's Vehicle and Machinery operations extrication course and the Rope Operations course. Second semester will include the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) EMT-Basic course. Students will be able to challenge the IDPH State Exam after graduation.
Students in both classes will be challenged both physically and mentally through the use of various props and scenarios. Each student is issued their own turn out gear, and is required to wear proper uniform. Classes meet at the Sandwich Fire Station. (15152A001 & 002)
Jason Pruski can be reached at (815) 786-9241 or via e-mail at JPruski@kidsroe.org.