Apparatus Operations

Program Details


Program Description

ATPC 1302

The course covers the laws, rules, and driving techniques for emergency vehicles, as well as a review of fire service hydraulics. Fireground evolutions and a driving course make up the practical portion of the course.  The evolutions portion of the course also includes the use of pre-connected lines, tandem pumping, drafting, relays, and master stream production. The student should have a basic understanding of fire stream hydraulics prior to entering this course. Students must bring gloves and proper attire for water pumping exercises.


40 contact hours
Class size: 7 minimum, 20 maximum


NEW 2nd Ed. (2009) IFSTA Pumping Apparatus Driver/ Operator Handbook and study guide packaged set ISBN-10: 0-87939-278-9.


MTC East Campus Fire Science Building
5530 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 3421