Advanced Engine Company Operations

ASP302 – 24.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Advanced Engine Company Operations is a dynamic 24-hour course tailored for engine company members operating on the fireground. This fast-paced program integrates modern techniques supported by research from UL and NIST.

Participants will receive instruction at multiple levels, including a focus on enhanced nozzle techniques, decision-making both outside and inside the fire environment, and driver-operator training conducted directly on the fireground under instructor supervision.

Building upon the foundational skills covered in Firefighting I and Firefighting II, this course adapts to the participants’ knowledge level, ensuring a personalized learning experience. By the course’s conclusion, participants will have refined their abilities to operate effectively on the fireground.

The course structure comprises approximately 8 hours of lecture and 16 hours dedicated to practical skills training and live burns. 


Prior to attending, please complete the following classes from UL Fire Safety Research Institute:

Course Completion Requirements

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Course Attire / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed

This course is designed for experienced firefighters who hold TCFP or SFFMA Firefighter II or higher. Several years of experience is recommended before attending this high-speed / low-drag course. 

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Make good decisions while operating on the fireground.
  • Base actions on training which is backed up by research.
  • Use a nozzle to apply fire streams in the most effective manner.
  • operate on a fireground with confidence.
  • Deploy hose in an efficient manner.
  • Use hit and move techniques.
  • Use flow and move techniques.
  • Understand water mapping and air flow.

Suggested Audience

Experienced firefighters and officers ready to be challenged. 

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

Other Information

Registration Process

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service in cooperation with the Texas A&M Forest Service has aligned the payment process for annual schools with all other requests for tuition assistance under the House Bill 2604 program and TIFMAS training grants. Texas A & M Forest Service voucher number or a request ID # is no longer a valid Purchase Order number. It will be denied if used as a form of payment.

The process will follow this pattern: Registration with payment – Apply for tuition assistance & obtain TAMFS approval – Attend training – Complete the reimbursement process.

Registration with payment

Complete online registration on the TEEX website. Secure your seat in the class with payment.

You may use a credit card or organization purchase order (PO). 

If you are using a purchase order, TEEX policy requires the PO to be submitted within 48 hours of registration, or the enrollment may be canceled. You may upload the PO through your student portal or email it as an attachment to [email protected]

Ensure your PO includes the following:

  • Agency or company name
  • Billing address
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Description of goods and/or services provided (for example the course number and name)
  • Amount of charges
  • Authorized signature
  • Tax Payer ID, EIN, or FEIN. The field should be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

If your organization is not an established TEEX customer, or if you are not sure, please include a completed W-9 with the PO.

Apply for tuition assistance & obtain approval

At least one day before the first day of class, submit a request through TAMFS FireConnect.

Helpful videos about the FireConnect process can be found here

Attend training

Most courses have online registration notes and/or confirmation emails which will provide more details on when & where to report for class. Please pay special attention to the required PPE levels and prerequisites if applicable. Most TEEX courses require at least 80% attendance and participation, while others, such as ProBoard, require 100% attendance.

No-shows without prior written cancellation by the required date will be invoiced.

Upon successful completion of the class, you will be able to download your certificate from your TEEX Student Portal.

Complete the reimbursement process

Return to the FireConnect page and submit for reimbursement. You will be asked to upload documentation including your certificate of completion. Once all documentation is accounted for, the request(s) will be marked as Approved for Payment and reimbursement will be issued to your department.

Contact Information

Customer Care Center

Phone: (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

See Other Important Information below.