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.


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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Instructional Hours: 36.00
Registration is Closed
Start Date: 10-06-2020
End Date: 10-29-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 06-10-2020
Registration Close: 09-30-2020
Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Company More →

This Class was moved from its original date and location in Salisbury

Registration is Closed
Start Date: 10-07-2020
End Date: 11-01-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Wednesdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 06-11-2020
Registration Close: 09-18-2020
Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. More →
Start Date: 10-18-2020
End Date: 11-22-2020
First Class Time: 08:30 - 15:30
Registration Open: 07-07-2020
Registration Close: 09-29-2020
Shaft Volunteer Fire Company More →
Start Date: 10-27-2020
End Date: 12-08-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 06-15-2020
Registration Close: 10-07-2020
Community Fire Co. Of Rising Sun Sta. 8 More →
Start Date: 04-02-2021
End Date: 04-30-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 09-22-2020
Registration Close: 03-13-2021
Frederick County Training Center More →

Class will meet 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/26 and 4/30