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Emergency Courses

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-07-15 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training 729181 G. Pippin 7/15/24 1800-2200
7/17/24 1800-2200
7/20/24 0800-1600
$100.00
Course Goal: The goal of this program is to stimulate the thought processes of the
students and to make them aware of the potential tragedy, financial loss, legal, and moral responsibilities that they have when operating emergency vehicles.

The program will verify proficiency in both the knowledge and understanding of, as well as, the practical application to emergency vehicle driving.
Description of Course: Sadly, a large proportion of emergency responder deaths and injuries occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents involving emergency response vehicles. This course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators.

Consisting of 8 hours of classroom and 8 hours of driving on a competency course, it will teach, reinforce, and review those issues and skills needed by anyone who operates a motor vehicle in responding to an emergency.

The Emergency Services Training Center does not provide vehicles for student use.
�The drivers should successfully complete this course and demonstrate competency in operating each type of vehicle they are expected to drive prior to operating the vehicle in an emergency response mode.�(from the PSFA Course description)

This class has also been registered for Con-Ed Credit.

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-08-15 ENTRY LEVEL FIRE FIGHTER (FFI) 729214 J. Lombardo Beginning Tuesday August 20, 2024 the class runs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Tuesday and Thursday classes run from 1800-2200
Saturday classes run from 0800-1700
Members of Delaware County Volunteer Departments $1,300.00 Out of County or non volunteers $1,900,0
The tuition includes the IFSTA 7th edition of Essentials of FIre Fighting, First Aid and CPR Cards and supplies like personal rope, plywood for various skills and class handouts.

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-08-19 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) 729229 E. Frampton The Course Begins Monday August 19, 2024 at 1800 and runs through December 9, 2024.
Monday and Wednesday Evenings from 1800-2200 and Saturdays from 0800-1600
Members of Delaware County Volunteer Companies $1,200.00 Out of County or non volunteers $1,500.00
You can register for the class at the bottom of this page. If you are not affiliated with a volunteer fire company or are a self-pay student your class costs must be paid by the first day of class. If you are employed by an ambulance transport company and they are sponsoring you even if the business is in Delaware County the class cost is $1500.00. Only members of Delaware County Volunteer Fire Company’s and volunteer ambulance organizations qualify for $1,200.00 fee. Key word “VOLUNTEER”
Books and supplies are included in the tuition

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-09-10 FIRE FIGHTER SURVIVAL 729191 Dennis Gallagher 9/10/2024 1800-2200
9/17/2024 1800-2200
9/22/2024 0800-1600
$250.00
16 Hour State Certificate Class
PPE & SCBA needed On the 9/17/2024 class
Prerequisites: EBM; Recommended RITC, SFR, ICS: Student must be physically able to
crawl, climb and descend ladders, slide on rope, and SUPPORT OWN BODY WEIGHT
WHILE HANGING BY ARMS. Pa State Fire Academy facial hair policy applies.
1. Correctly describe concept of class and necessity for it.
2. Correctly explain contents and time requirements of subjects.
3. Clearly define physical requirements of all students and need to perform 100% of
practical exercises.
4. Correctly explain the relevant safety issues and relationship of course material/exercises
to nationally accepted and recommended standards.
5. Correctly explain and describe the seriousness of techniques and the fact that they are
designed to be used as “LAST RESORT, TRY or DIE” only
6. Identify necessary personal protective equipment for structural fire fighting.
7. Describe other necessary components of the fire fighter’s personal equipment needs.

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-09-16 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training 729182 G. Pippin 9/16/24 1800-2200
9/18/24 1800-2200
9/21/24 0800-1600
$100.00
Course Goal: The goal of this program is to stimulate the thought processes of the
students and to make them aware of the potential tragedy, financial loss, legal, and moral responsibilities that they have when operating emergency vehicles.

The program will verify proficiency in both the knowledge and understanding of, as well as, the practical application to emergency vehicle driving.
Description of Course: Sadly, a large proportion of emergency responder deaths and injuries occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents involving emergency response vehicles. This course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators.

Consisting of 8 hours of classroom and 8 hours of driving on a competency course, it will teach, reinforce, and review those issues and skills needed by anyone who operates a motor vehicle in responding to an emergency.

The Emergency Services Training Center does not provide vehicles for student use.
�The drivers should successfully complete this course and demonstrate competency in operating each type of vehicle they are expected to drive prior to operating the vehicle in an emergency response mode.�(from the PSFA Course description)

This class has also been registered for Con-Ed Credit.

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-10-07 Pump Operations I 729176 R. Sparks 10/7/24 1800-2200
10/9/24 1800-2200
10/13/24 0800-1600
$100.00
This course provides the fire fighter with an introduction to basic pump construction and theory as well as operating techniques in this course. Emphasis is placed on getting water to the pump, getting water from the pump for hose streams, and prevention of common mistakes in pump operations.
Student will need: TOG
PREREQUISITE: ELFG

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-10-21 Pump Operations II 729177 R. Sparks 10/21/24 1800-2200
10/23/24 1800-2200
10-27-24 0800-1600
$100.00
Prerequisites: PUOP
Referenced Texts: IFSTA Fire Department Pumping Apparatus - 7th edition, IFSTA
106 Fire Apparatus Practices - 6th edition, Fire Engineering - "Fire Service Pump
Operators Handbook", Warren E Isman, NFPA 1002 Fire Service Driver/Operator
Professional Qualifications
Course Goal: This course will introduce the student to advanced concepts and methods
of fire pump operation.
Description of Course: This course is designed to instruct the student in advanced
techniques of operating pumps. Topics covered include friction loss, relay pumping,
master streams, elevated master streams.

Start Date Course Section Instructor Class Dates Cost
2024-11-11 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training 729183 G. Pippin 11/11/24 1800-2200
11/13/24 1800-2200
11/16/24 0800-1600
$100.00
Course Goal: The goal of this program is to stimulate the thought processes of the
students and to make them aware of the potential tragedy, financial loss, legal, and moral responsibilities that they have when operating emergency vehicles.

The program will verify proficiency in both the knowledge and understanding of, as well as, the practical application to emergency vehicle driving.
Description of Course: Sadly, a large proportion of emergency responder deaths and injuries occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents involving emergency response vehicles. This course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators.

Consisting of 8 hours of classroom and 8 hours of driving on a competency course, it will teach, reinforce, and review those issues and skills needed by anyone who operates a motor vehicle in responding to an emergency.

The Emergency Services Training Center does not provide vehicles for student use.
�The drivers should successfully complete this course and demonstrate competency in operating each type of vehicle they are expected to drive prior to operating the vehicle in an emergency response mode.�(from the PSFA Course description)

This class has also been registered for Con-Ed Credit.

Payment can be made at the first class by money order, debit or credit card.


To register for class:
Phone 610-237-8630
Fax 610-583-8402

Mail to:
ESTC
Calcon Hook & Tribbet Avenue
Sharon Hill, PA 19079

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If you register and cannot attend, you must notify the Training Center 72 hours prior to the start of the program or you will be billed for the cost of the course. No refunds will be made for cancelled or missed courses. No registration confirmations are sent unless you provide an e-mail address.