Emergency Vehicle Operator (PILOT)

Instructional Hours: 21.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.

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.

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 chief of the department giving the student permission to drive the department's apparatus in the course.

Emergency Vehicle Operator (PILOT)

Instructional Hours: 21.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
Start Date: 03-05-2024
End Date: 03-19-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 01-15-2024
Registration Close: 02-23-2024
Bowie Volunteer Fire Department (Station 43)
FIRE-130-S069-2024
Registration is Closed.
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 03-12-2024
End Date: 03-26-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 06-08-2023
Registration Close: 02-21-2024
New Market District Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-130-S018-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S018-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org

Saturday class meets 08:00-15:00

Start Date: 03-12-2024
End Date: 04-11-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 11-16-2023
Registration Close: 02-07-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-130-A049-2024
Wait List at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-A049-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org

March 12, 14, 21, 26, April 2, 4, 11.

March 12, 14, 21, 26, April 2, 4, 11.

Start Date: 03-13-2024
End Date: 04-07-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Wednesdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 02-24-2024
Level Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-130-S051-2024
Registration is Closed.
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org

Sunday Sessions are 0800-1500 hrs.

Start Date: 03-17-2024
End Date: 04-14-2024
First Class Time: 08:30 - 15:30
Sunday
Registration Open: 11-14-2023
Registration Close: 02-28-2024
Washington County Public Safety Training Center
FIRE-130-S047-2024
Registration is Closed.
Coordinated by: Western Maryland. For questions contact: wmcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 04-08-2024
End Date: 04-12-2024
First Class Time: 09:00 - 15:30
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Registration Open: 11-27-2023
Registration Close: 03-19-2024
MFRI North East Regional Training Center
FIRE-130-S052-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S052-2024
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 04-15-2024
End Date: 05-06-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 03-26-2024
Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company, Inc.
FIRE-130-S050-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S050-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 04-21-2024
End Date: 05-12-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Sunday
Registration Open: 12-07-2023
Registration Close: 04-01-2024
Community Fire Co. Of Rising Sun Sta. 8
FIRE-130-S055-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S055-2024
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 04-23-2024
End Date: 05-11-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 06-05-2023
Registration Close: 04-03-2024
Hurlock Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-130-S013-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S013-2024
Coordinated by: Lower Eastern Shore. For questions contact: lescontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 05-04-2024
End Date: 06-01-2024
First Class Time: 08:30 - 15:30
Saturday
Registration Open: 12-07-2023
Registration Close: 04-15-2024
MFRI Western Maryland Regional Training Center
FIRE-130-S054-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S054-2024
Coordinated by: Western Maryland. For questions contact: wmcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 05-07-2024
End Date: 06-25-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
Registration Open: 02-22-2024
Registration Close: 04-18-2024
Ridgely Volunteer Fire Department
FIRE-130-S075-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S075-2024
Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 05-07-2024
End Date: 05-18-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 11-13-2023
Registration Close: 04-18-2024
Anne Arundel County Fire Training Academy
FIRE-130-S046-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-130-S046-2024
Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org