Emergency Vehicle Operator
FIRE-130
Old Course Code: EVO

Instructional Hours: 0.00

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 prepa¬ration, physical forces affecting driving, lights and sirens, basic control tasks, urban driving, nego¬tiating intersections and turnarounds, following and passing vehicles, high-speed driving, dealing with adverse conditions and contingencies, and emergency parking. Methods of instruction include lecture, dis¬cussion and practical skills exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assign¬ments, 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.

Certification:
Upon successful completion, 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

  • Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Mobile Water Supply


Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
Time
Reg
Close
Date
Location
FIRE-130-S045-2019 Registration Closed Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-05-2019
End: 03-28-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-16-2019 Anne Arundel County Fire Department Training Academy
FIRE-130-S056-2019 Register
This course may have class scheduled on weekends to accommodate practicals. Lead instructor will provide detailed schedule.
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-07-2019
End: 03-26-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-18-2019 Carroll County Public Safety Training Center
FIRE-130-S051-2019 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-12-2019
End: 03-30-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-23-2019 Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
FIRE-130-A072-2019
Academy
Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-14-2019
End: 04-18-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-25-2019 Ocean City Fire Department Headquarters
FIRE-130-S071-2019 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-20-2019
End: 04-27-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-28-2019 Salisbury Fire Department
FIRE-130-S054-2019 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-23-2019
End: 04-27-2019 (Subject to Change)
09:00 03-03-2019 Community Fire Co. Of Rising Sun Sta. 8
FIRE-130-S049-2019 Register
This course may have class scheduled on weekends to accommodate practicals. Lead instructor will provide detailed schedule.
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-03-2019
End: 04-24-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-14-2019 Urbana Volunteer Fire Department
FIRE-130-S074-2019 Register
Course has On-line Component and driving Skills Component.
Southern Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-09-2019
End: 04-28-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-08-2019 Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Inc. - EMS Division - Co. 3
FIRE-130-S062-2019 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-11-2019
End: 05-20-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-19-2019 Neck District Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-130-S052-2019 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-13-2019
End: 04-27-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:30 03-25-2019 Bittinger Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.
FIRE-130-S047-2019 Register
Practicals on Sat, May 4 @ 0800 hours
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-22-2019
End: 05-08-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-02-2019 Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-130-S050-2019 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-06-2019
End: 05-25-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-17-2019 Community Volunteer Fire Department of Bowley's Quarters and Vicinity
FIRE-130-S053-2019 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-18-2019
End: 06-15-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:30 04-29-2019 Hagerstown Regional Airport Fire Department
FIRE-130-S046-2019 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 06-04-2019
End: 06-27-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 05-15-2019 Anne Arundel County Fire Department Training Academy