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42nd ANNUAL OFAEMA SCHOOL
2024 MECHANICS CLASSES

 

  THANK YOU to Al Conkle Fire Tech, Michael Young, Spartan Motors, Stihl Northwest, Liquid Spring, Hughes Fire Equipment, Hale pumps, Weldon, & Steve Towers for providing classes and Mike Thorn for EVT Proctoring. 

 "42"nd Annual 

OREGON FIRE

APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

MECHANICS SCHOOL

MARCH 4-8th, 2024

 

 Chemeketa Community College Regional Training Facility, 4910 Brooklake Rd. N.E. Salem Or. 97305. 

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

 

  *** 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.
Online scholarship application here SCHOLARSHIP.  
Faxable Scholarship application PDF here SCHOLARSHIP.
Scholarship applications are due by February 9th, 2024

 
 
 
LODGING:  For those needing overnight accommodations, we have a block of rooms at the Comfort Inn, 1775 Freeway Ct. NE, Salem Or. 97303. This is located at the Market street exit off I-5 in Salem.  Rooms come with a continental breakfast. Click here to make room reservations, or call 1-(503) 588-0574 and tell them you are with the Oregon Fire Mechanics School.
 
 
VENDOR SHOW: This year will be on Thursday, the 7th, 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 BANQUET DINNER: will be held on Thursday evening starting at 6:00 pm at the Comfort Inn Motel.  Dinner is a smoke house BBQ.  Students and guests are welcome to attend. The cost will be $25.00 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 am at the Brooks Regional Training Center, 4910 Brooklake Rd. NE. Salem Or. 97305. 
 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 register for testing, reference material lists, and learning objectives.
Our EVTCC Special Test Site # ORSAL. Students need to be registered with EVTCC by February 22nd, 2024. 
 
Registration will be handled on a first come, first served basis

 

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.

FOR MEMBER DISCOUNT, TYPE "2024IN DISCOUNT BOX ON LEFT SIDE, BEFORE PROCEEDING TO CHECKOUT.


Monday 4th Tuesday 5th Wednesday 6th Thursday 7th Friday 8th
Weekly Class Schedule

Fleet Management  
 EVT M-1 
8:00-4:00

Fleet Management
EVT-M-1
 8:00-4:00
 Fleet Management 
EVT-M-2
8:00-4:00
Fleet Management 
EVT-M-2
   8:00-4:00

Cummins Insite & DPF/SCR
            8:00-4:00

 Fire Apparatus Hydraulics 
EVT-F8
8:00-4:00

Fire Apparatus Hydraulics
EVT F-8
8:00-4:00
Fire Apparatus Electrical      
EVT F-4
8:00-4:00 
Fire Apparatus Electrical     
EVT F-4
8:00-4:00

EVT TESTING 

8:00-12:00

Alllison Transmission
EVT F-6
8:00-5:00

Allison Transmission
EVT F-6
8:00-5:00

Fire Pumps, Accessories,
& Pump Testing.
EVT-F3

8:00-4:00 

Fire Pumps, Accessories, 
& Pump Testing
EVT-F3
8:00-4:00
Fire Pumps, Accessories
& Pump Testing
EVT F-3
8:00-5:00

Hale Pumps

8:00-5:00

Hale Pumps

8:00-5:00

Fire Apparatus Design & 
Performance 
EVT-F2
8:00-4:00

Fire Apparatus Design & 
Performance
EVT-F2
8:00-4:00

Fire Apparatus maintenance & inspection F1
8:00-4:00

Liquid Spring Suspension
8:00-12:00

Stihl Equipment
1:00-4:00
 

Arial Apparatus
EVT F-5
8:00-4:00 

Weldon Vmux 
8:00-4:00

Vendor Show
12:00-2:00

EVT TESTING WILL 
BE ALSO ON 
SATURDAY MORNING

 

 

 

CLASSES

 Monday:

 Fleet Management M-1 day 1 (8:00-4:00)

Fire Apparatus Hydraulics F-8 day 1 (8:00-4:00)

Allison Transmission F-6 day 1 (8:00-4:00)

Hale Pumps day 1 (8:00-4:00)

Liquid Spring (8:00-12:00)

Stihl Power Equipment (1:00-4:00)

 

 

Tuesday:

Fleet Management M-1 day 2 (8:00-4:00)

Fire Apparatus Hydraulics F-8 day 2 (8:00-4:00)

Allison Transmission F-6 day 2 (8:00-4:00)

Hale Pumps day 2 (8:00-4:00)

Aerial Fire Apparatus F-5 (8:00-4:00)

 

 

Wednesday:

Fleet Management M-2 day 1 (8:00-4:00)

Fire Apparatus Design & Performance F-2 day 1 (8:00-4:00)

Fire Pumps & Accessories,  F-3 day 1 (8:00-4:00)

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

Weldon Vmux (8:00-4:00)

 

Thursday:

Fleet Management M-2 day 2 (8:00-4:00)

 Fire Apparatus Design & Performance F-2 day 2 (8:00-4:00)

Fire Pumps, Accessories, F-3 day 2 (8:00-4:00)

Fire Apparatus Electrical F-4 day2 (8:00-4:00)

 

Friday:

Fire Pumps, Accessories, & Pump Testing EVT F-3 day 3 (8:00-4:00)

Cummins INsite & DPF/SCR  (8:00-4:00)

Fire Apparatus Maintenance & Inspection F-1 (8:00-4:00)

EVT TESTING (8:00-12:00)

Pump Testing (8:00-4:00)

Saturday:

EVT TESTING (8:00-12:00)

 

 

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.

I have added EVT Testing on Friday, we will be doing this at the college this year and I'm asking just for a head count of those planning on testing on Friday and Saturday for set up, sorry I had to add a cost of $.01 to get it to work. I will refund the penny to anyone that asks.