Offers knowledge and skills essential to pump operation. Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 3, this course includes responsibilities of pump operators, hydraulics and friction loss, pump controls and accessories, fire streams, pumper practices, pumping from draft and pump evolutions, and using the fire pump at the fire hydrant. Demonstrations and practice sessions are included.
Designed for: Fire service personnel
Course Length: 24 hours
Prerequisites: Apparatus Operator, Emergency Vehicle Operations and BEFO (formerly known as Scene Support Operations) or equivalent