Emergency Vehicle Driver Training - Pittsford
Location: Vermont Fire Academy, Pittsford
Date: August 2, 2018 from 1800 - 2200 and August 11, 2018 from 0800 - 1700 (student must attend both sessions)
Application deadline: July 19, 2018
Register by submitting a General Admission Application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the deadline indicated above.
This program was developed by VFIS, to teach the emergency vehicle operator proper driving technique, the mental as well as the physical aspects of the driving task. The program points out the long term impact of an accident involving an emergency vehicle on the operator, the emergency service organization and the community in which they serve. Includes both classroom and practical driving course. This course has been enhanced to meet the driver-operator job performance requirements necessary to Pump and Aerial Apparatus Driver-Operator Certification. Minimum class size is 15 students, maximum class size is 24 students. Students are required to bring apparatus to the practical session with arrangements being made with their department Chief in advance.
Prerequisites: Minimum of 18 years of age with a valid vehicle operator’s license.