37th ANNUAL OFAEMA SCHOOL
2017 MECHANICS CLASSES

37th ANNUAL

OREGON FIRE

APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

MECHANICS SCHOOL

MARCH 6-10th, 2017

 

The school is held at the Chemeketa Community College Regional Training Facility, 4910 Brooklake Rd. N.E. Salem Or. 97305.  Take exit 263 off I-5 and go east one mile.  The facility will be on the right.


Class study materials, lunches, and refreshments will be provided.

 

                        ***Students do not need to be a member of O.F.A.E.M.A. to attend Classes.***
 
SCHOLARSHIP 

Each year the Oregon Fire Apparatus and Equipment Mechanics Association awards the George Eisert Memorial Scholarship, which is a full scholarship for one person.  It includes lodging, banquet, and all week attendance at the school.
 The criteria for the scholarship , the applicant must be in good standing with a paid or volunteer fire department and must be involved with the maintenance and operation of emergency apparatus and equipment.
Scholarship applications are due by February 17th, 2017.
 
 
 
LODGING:  For those needing overnight accommodations, we have a block of rooms, at a special discount rate, at the Double Tree by Hilton. This is located at the Market street exit off I-5 in Salem.  Room rates will be $96+ tax, a continental breakfast is included. To get this rate you must call 1-(503) 581-7004 then push #0 and tell them you are with the Oregon Fire Mechanics School.  The reservation deadline to receive this rate is March 1st, 2017.  Students are welcome to visit the Hospitality Room at the Double Tree, room 101. This room is open every evening after class so that you can meet with other technicians and instructors.
VENDOR SHOW: This year will be on Thursday, the 9th, starting at 12:00 p.m. at the school indoor arena.  We invite you to come and see what's new and meet with your equipment dealers. The Vendor show is Free and open to anyone to attend.  Food & drinks will be provided, along with door prizes throughout the show.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING & BANQUET: will be held on Thursday evening starting at 6:00 pm. in the Phoenix Room, at the Double Tree Motel.  Dinner is a smoke house BBQ.  Students and guests are welcome to attend. The cost will be $20.00 per person.  Due to requirements by the caterer, there will be a limited number of banquet tickets available at the door, so please order you dinner tickets early.  Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening.
EVT TESTING: There will be Emergency Vehicle Technician Certification testing on Friday and Saturday Mornings starting at 8:00 at the Double Tree By Hilton. Students wishing to to take the EVT exams must be pre-registered with the EVT Certification Commission. Students may now log on to www.evtcc.org to download registration forms, reference material lists, and learning objectives.
Our EVTCC Special Test Site # OR31117. Students need to be registered with EVTCC by February 20th, 2017. 
Registration will be handled on a first come, first served basis.
 
This association is non-discriminatory in sex, race, color,creed, and/or age, as long as that age is acceptable by the fire service unit they represent.

 

 

THIS YEAR WE ARE AGAIN USING ONLINE REGISTRATION.  WE ARE USING AN ONLINE STORE FORMAT THAT ALLOWS YOU TO REGISTER AND PAY WITH CREDIT CARD AT REGISTRATION.
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS THAT IS FULL.  THEREFORE, THE CLASSES YOU REGISTER FOR, ARE WHAT YOU WILL BE ENROLLED IN.  THIS ALSO MEANS THAT YOU WILL NOT GET A CONFIRMATION LETTER OF YOUR CLASSES.

AFTER PUTTING ITEMS IN YOUR CART, CHECK OUT WILL BE THROUGH PAYPAL TO OFAEMA.  PayPal is a secured website company that we use to handle the Visa and Mastercard payments.

PRICING IS SET AT NON-MEMBER RATES.  IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OR REGISTER TO BECOME A MEMBER, THEN YOU CAN TAKE THE MEMBER DISCOUNT.
IF YOU ARE NOT SURE IF YOU ARE A MEMBER, CALL TONY @ 503-991-7387 TO VERIFY.

FOR MEMBER DISCOUNT, TYPE OFAEMA IN DISCOUNT BOX ON LEFT SIDE, BEFORE PROCEEDING TO CHECKOUT.


WeeklySchedule
Monday 6th Tuesday 7th Wednesday8th Thursday 9th Friday 10th
Critical Thinking Skills for the Technician 
8:00-5:00
Fire Apparatus Electrical
EVT F-4
8:00-5:00

Fire Appartus Electrical
EVT F-4  cont. 8:00-12:00 

Ambulance Electrical
EVT E-2
8:00-5:00
Ambulance Heating & Cooling
EVT E-3
8:00-5:00

Ambulance Electrical
EVT E-2  1:00-5:00

Dangers of Stored Hydraulic Energy
8:00-5:00
Mobile Equipment Hydraulics
EVT F-8,  8:00-5:00
Mobile Equipment Hydraulics
EVT F-8,  8:00-5:00

Foam Sysytems, CAFs
EVT F-7 8:00-5:00

Foam Systems, CAFS
EVT F-7 8:00-5"00
6.7L Ford PowerStroke Diesel
8:00-5:00
6.7L Ford PowerStroke Diesel
8:00-5:00
Fire Pumps & Accessories, PumpTesting
EVT F-3,  8:00-5:00
Fire Pumps & Accessories, Pump Testing
EVT F-3,  8:00-5:00

Fire Pumps & Accessories, Pump Testing EVT F-3
8:00-5:00

Ground Ladder 
Testing EVT GL
8:00-12:00
Aerial Ladder Testing
EVT F-5, 8:00-5:00
Aerial Ladder Testing EVT F-5
8:00-5:00

Diesel Emission Controls 
8:00-5:00

Navistar Multiplexing
8:00-5:00

 

 

 

 

CLASSES

 Monday:

Dangers of Stored Hydraulic Energy (8:00-5:00)

Critical Thinking Skills for the Technician (8:00-5:00)

Ground Ladder Testing (8:00-12:00)

Ford PowerStroke 6.7L  day 1 (8:00-5:00)

 

Tuesday:

Fire Apparatus Electrical EVT F-4 day 1 (8:00-5:00)

Mobile Equipment Hydraulics EVT F-8 day 1 (8:00-5:00)

Ford Powerstroke 6.7L day 2 (8:00-5:00)

Aerial Ladder Testing EVT F-5 day 1 (8:00-5:00)

 

Wednesday:

Fire Apparatus Electrical EVT F-4 day 2 (8:00-12:00)

Mobile Equipment Hydraulics EVT F-8 day 2 (8:00-5:00)

Ambulance Electrical EVT E-2 day 1 (1:00-5:00)

Aerial Ladder Testing day 2 (8:00-5:00)

Fire Pumps & Accessories EVT F-3 day1 (8:00-5:00)

 

Thursday:

Foam Systems & CAFS EVT F-7 day1   (8:00-5:00)

Ambulance Electrical EVT E-2 day 2  (8:00-5:00)

Fire Pumps & Accessories EVT F-3 day 2 (8:00-5:00)

Diesel Emission Systems (8:00-5:00)

 

Friday:

 Foam Systems & CAFS EVT F-7 day 2 (8:00-5:00)

Fire Pumps & Accessories EVT F-3 day 3 (8:00-5:00)

Navistar Multiplexing (8:00-5:00)

Ambulance Heating & Cooling EVT E-3 (8:00-5:00)

 

PLEASE READ THIS, IMPORTANT

WHEN ADDING ITEMS / CLASSES TO YOUR CART, PLEASE LIST FULL NAMES OF PERSONS THAT ARE SIGNING UP FOR CLASSES, DUES, AND BANQUET TICKETS IN COMMENT BOX AT RIGHT LOWER CORNER SO WE GET THEM APPLIED TO THE CORRECT PERSONSIF REGISTERING MULTIPLE PERSONS FOR A CLASS OR DUES, PLEASE PUT ALL THEIR NAMES IN THE COMMENT BOX, AND ADD TO CART.  AT THE NEXT SCREEN, YOU WILL NEED TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF ITEMS AND UPDATE.  OTHERWISE, IT WILL ONLY BILL FOR ONE STUDENT.