Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator

Instructional Hours: 36.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to operate fire department pumping apparatus. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to determine how much water is flowing given the nozzles in service, the available pressure, and available hoselines; and calculate pressures needed for a supply pumper, relay pumper, and attack pumper. br>
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are basic terminology, water supply, water pressure and gauges, hydraulics, positive displacement props, centrifugal pumps, pump power supply systems, relief valves, pressure governors, primers, water sources, and maintenance. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises. Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the written and practical examinations. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Pump, Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Apparatus and Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Mobile Water Supply.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. MFRI Firefighter I, or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Firefighter I certification is strongly encouraged.

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