APPARATUS DRIVER/OPERATOR - PUMPER 

NFPA Standard: 1002, 2014, Chapters 4 and 5

Accredited: IFSAC: Yes  NPQS: Yes

Prerequisites: Firefighter I (HM Awareness/Operations)

Description: The Apparatus Driver Operator - Pumper is a person that can safely operate an apparatus equipped with a permanently mounted with a pump and all systems associated with the apparatus and pump, safely operate the apparatus over streets and highways, establish a water supply from an internal, external static or pressurized water source, operate pump to supply various size attack handlines or master streams, set-up and support operations using foam and built-in fire protection systems using a standpipe and operate pump during a relay pumping operation. 

Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age.Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher

Reference List: NFPA 1002 Standard for Driver Operator Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition, IFSTA Pumping Apparatus Driver Operator, 2nd Edition

Click here to view the Skills Compentencies.

Click here to view the Pumper Task Book.