Emergency Vehicle Operator

Instructional Hours: 24.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to safely operate an emergency vehicle. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe the major concepts of emergency vehicle driving including safety, legal issues, communications, vehicle inspection and preparation, physical forces affecting driving and the operation of an emergency vehicle; and demonstrate basic competency as a driver of an emergency vehicle. br>
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are safe driving and collision avoidance, Maryland motor vehicle statutes, route selection and communications, vehicle inspection and driving preparation, physical forces affecting driving, lights and sirens, basic control tasks, urban driving, negotiating intersections and turnarounds, following and passing vehicles, high-speed driving, dealing with adverse conditions and contingencies, and emergency parking. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and practical skills exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the written and practical examinations. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Pump, Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Aerial, Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Tiller, Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Apparatus and Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Mobile Water Supply.

Prerequisites

A current valid Maryland Driver's License or equivalent AND a letter from the Fire Chief of the Department giving the student permission to drive the department's apparatus in the course.

Emergency Vehicle Operator

Instructional Hours: 24.00
Has Online Component
Start Date: 08-02-2021
End Date: 08-06-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Registration Open: 07-01-2021
Registration Close: 07-30-2021
Charles County Department of Emergency Services
FIRE-130-S019-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S019-2022
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 08-10-2021
End Date: 09-02-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 05-19-2021
Registration Close: 07-21-2021
Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company, Inc.
FIRE-130-S011-2022
Wait List at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S011-2022
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 08-29-2021
End Date: 09-26-2021
First Class Time: 08:30 - 15:30
Sundays,
Registration Open: 04-22-2021
Registration Close: 08-09-2021
Hagerstown Regional Airport Fire Department
FIRE-130-S003-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S003-2022
Coordinated by: Western Maryland. For questions contact: wmcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 09-07-2021
End Date: 10-08-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 05-10-2021
Registration Close: 08-18-2021
Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-130-S007-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S007-2022
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 09-08-2021
End Date: 09-22-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 05-17-2021
Registration Close: 08-19-2021
Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-130-S010-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S010-2022
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 09-15-2021
End Date: 10-11-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 06-01-2021
Registration Close: 01-12-2022
Anne Arundel County Fire Training Academy
FIRE-130-S014-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S014-2022
Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 09-20-2021
End Date: 10-18-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays,
Registration Open: 07-01-2021
Registration Close: 08-31-2021
Sharptown Volunteer Fire Department
FIRE-130-S018-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S018-2022
Coordinated by: Lower Eastern Shore. For questions contact: lescontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 09-20-2021
End Date: 10-18-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 07-21-2021
Registration Close: 08-31-2021
MFRI Headquarters
FIRE-130-S026-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S026-2022
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org

Class via zoom on 9/29, 10/6 at 1900. In-person skills on 9/20,9/22,10/4,10/13,10/16,10/18. Weekend classes begin at 0800.

Start Date: 10-03-2021
End Date: 10-24-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Sundays,
Registration Open: 04-28-2021
Registration Close: 09-14-2021
Community Fire Co. Of Rising Sun Sta. 8
FIRE-130-S004-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S004-2022
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 10-03-2021
End Date: 10-24-2021
First Class Time: 08:30 - 15:30
Sundays,
Registration Open: 06-29-2021
Registration Close: 09-14-2021
La Vale Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc.
FIRE-130-S017-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S017-2022
Coordinated by: Western Maryland. For questions contact: wmcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 10-04-2021
End Date: 10-27-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 07-08-2021
Registration Close: 09-15-2021
Galena Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
FIRE-130-S023-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S023-2022
Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 10-12-2021
End Date: 10-30-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 04-28-2021
Registration Close: 09-23-2021
Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-130-S005-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S005-2022
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 10-13-2021
End Date: 11-01-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 05-19-2021
Registration Close: 09-24-2021
Urbana Volunteer Fire Department
FIRE-130-S012-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S012-2022
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 11-02-2021
End Date: 11-30-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 07-21-2021
Registration Close: 10-13-2021
MFRI Headquarters
FIRE-130-S027-2022
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S027-2022
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org

Class via Zoom on 11/9,11/11,11/16 at 1900. Class in person on 11/2,11/4,11/18,11/20,11/30. Weekend classes begin at 0800 hours.