Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator
FIRE-113

Instructional Hours: 36.00

Objective: To give the student the basic knowledge and skills needed to operate fire department pumping apparatus.

Learning Outcome: 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 the available hose lines, and calculate pressures needed for a supply pumper, relay pumper, and attack pumper. (NFPA 1002: Fire Department Vehicle Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications). A score of 70% or better is required on the final examination. Students must complete homework assignments.

Course Content: Major topics covered in the course are basic terminology, water supply, water pressure and gauges, hydraulics, positive displacement pumps, centrifugal pumps, pump power supply systems, relief valves, pressure governors, primers, water sources, and maintenance.

Methods of Instruction: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, audio/visual material, graded practical exercises, and final examination.

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Certification:
Upon successful completion, 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

  • Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Mobile Water Supply


Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
Time
Reg
Close
Date
Location
FIRE-113-S020-2018 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 02-13-2018
End: 03-13-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 01-24-2018 Hebron Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.
FIRE-113-S026-2018 Register
Class runs Saturday every other Sunday schedule.
Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-10-2018
End: 04-08-2018 (Subject to Change)
08:30 02-21-2018 Funkstown Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-113-S022-2018 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-10-2018
End: 04-14-2018 (Subject to Change)
09:00 02-21-2018 MFRI North East Regional Training Center
FIRE-113-S027-2018 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-15-2018
End: 05-31-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-26-2018 MFRI Upper Eastern Shore Regional Training Center
FIRE-113-S021-2018 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-08-2018
End: 05-20-2018 (Subject to Change)
09:00 03-19-2018 Hacks Point Fire Company Sta. 9 Cecil County
FIRE-113-S018-2018 Register
The class sessions will be held Tuesdays and Saturdays.
North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-17-2018
End: 05-31-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-28-2018 Community Volunteer Fire Department of Bowley's Quarters and Vicinity
FIRE-113-A030-2018 Register
Class will meet 4/24, 4/27, 4/30, 5/3, 5/9 and 5/15
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-24-2018
End: 05-15-2018 (Subject to Change)
08:00 04-04-2018 Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-113-S023-2018 Register North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-03-2018
End: 06-05-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-14-2018 Frederick County Training Center
FIRE-113-A019-2018 Register
Mirrored class on Tuesday
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-14-2018
End: 06-05-2018 (Subject to Change)
08:00 04-25-2018 Frederick County Training Center
FIRE-113-S028-2018 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-16-2018
End: 06-25-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-27-2018 Anne Arundel County Fire Department Training Academy