Truck Company Operations I (TRCO)
Sat, 2018-10-13 08:30 - Sun, 2018-10-14 16:30
This activity closed on October 7th, 2018 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Program Description 

DESCRIPTION:  Truck companies, regardless of whether they arrive on an aerial device, squad, or engine are the ‘combat engineers’ of fire attack operations. This course, for experienced firefighters, will introduce the student to the basic concept of truck company operations and duties, including organizing the delivery of truck company services, selection and use of key tools, advanced ventilation and forcible entry theory and practices, search and rescue, and other fire attack support functions. Truck company support to the engine company is also discussed. Students may be asked to provide apparatus for the practical portion.


PREREQUISITE: A certificate indicating a live fire training program (i.e. SBS, ZSFB, ELIF) or Fire Fighter I Certification.


FEE: $100.00 per student.    Out of County $150.00


CERTIFICATION:  Pennsylvania State Fire Academy certificate for Truck Company Operations will be issued upon the successful completion of the course.


REQUIREMENTS: Full turnout gear including SCBA with spare cylinder will be required 


ENROLLMENT: Limited to 24 students per class.







Course instructions

October 13 and 14

Weeknights -- 7 pm to 10 pm

Weekends -- 8 am to 4:30 pm


Chester County Public Safety Training Campus
137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA 19320
United States

Course details

  • Event starts: Sat, Oct 13 2018 - 8:30 am
  • Event ends: Sun, Oct 14 2018 - 4:30 pm
  • Course opens: Mon, Mar 26 2018
  • Course expires: Sat, Oct 06 2018
  • Cost: $100.00