APPARATUS DRIVER/OPERATOR - PUMPER

NFPA Standard: 1002, 2017, Chapters 4 and 5

Accredited: IFSAC: Yes  ProBoard: Yes

Prerequisites: Practical

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, 2017 Edition
  • Jones and Bartlett, Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Pump, Aerial, Tiller, and Mobile Water Supply, 3rd Edition

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