Training

Training Committee

The Training Committee is responsible for the implementation of safety standards and the on-going training within our department and our surrounding communities. The Training Committee strives to accomplish the mission of the department by delivering quality training and safety programs in a cost-effective manner to comply with established laws, regulations and standards. 

Training is a critical function for any modern fire service agency. Our goal for the Training Committee is to provide leadership for the continued advancement of public safety training and education, increase firefighter safety, and enhance customer service within the community.

Scheduling & Partnership

Every Tuesday  night year-round, the Fire Department performs training at the station  or at our surrounding Fire Departments stations or training facilities. 

Our training is also completed with:

  • Illinois Fire Service Institute
  • Ingalls Hospital
  • Prairie State College
  • South Suburban Hospital
  • St. James Hospital Silver Cross Hospital

For More Information

If you have any questions on training or in becoming a part-time/paid-on-call firefighter, you can email Assistant Chief Chad Vlietstra.