- September 22, 2018 - September 28, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This combined course reviews the NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications job performance requirements for both the pumper and water supply operators. Students will understand the responsibilities of firefighters who are assigned to drive and operate department vehicles that are equipped with a fire pump and carry water. Topics include general principles of pump operations, safe driving techniques, positioning apparatus to maximize efficiency, pump theory, hydraulic calculations, water relay, foam and shuttle operations, apparatus maintenance, inspections and testing.