Vehicle & Machinery Operations (40 hours)

NIPSTA’s Vehicle and Machinery Operations program is designed to exceed the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal “OSFM”, and provides students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform vehicle and machinery rescue at the NFPA 1670 & 1006 Operations level. Students will leave prepared to operate as a member of a regional team capable of responding to statewide emergencies where basic vehicle and machinery rescue may be needed.

2024 Dates

  • April 29 - May 3, 2024
  • June 10 - 14, 2024
  • September 23 - 27, 2024

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Note: Day 1 of VMO will be held on campus. However, portions of this class may be held off campus in order to facilitate vehicle demand. The course coordinator will notify students of location changes prior to the start date. 

Interested in a VMO course for your department or team? Contact us for a quote.

  1. Chris Soda

    VMO/VMT Program Coordinator

  1. Course Syllabus
  2. Student Textbook
  3. Supporting Documents

Vehicle & Machinery Rescue Operations