Pump Operations

Course Description:

This course is designed to meet selected objectives of the current edition of NFPA 1002, Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. The student will learn topics such as: fire apparatus construction, inspection and maintenance, fire pump theory, various systems of pumping apparatus, transfer valve, pressure control devices, primers and drafting principles, fire streams and hydraulic calculation, and water supply and private protection systems.

Prerequisites:

None listed

Certification:

The Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator certification exam is not offered during the duration of the course. Certification information can be found under the certification portion of the webpage.

Class Notes:

80% attendance and participation is required in order to successfully complete the course and receive the course completion certificate. Pre-tests and Post-tests may be given to assess the knowledge obtained from the course.

Hours:

40

Cost:

NA