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.
Instructor: Jeff Philips, A.S
Bureau of Fire Standards & Training approval #100468
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
Book: 70.73 Plus Tax
(Prices are subject to change)
Both the handbook and study guide are required and will be used for both Hydraulics and Apparatus Operator.
Students/agencies are responsible for books.
Will need books and study guides on the first day of class.
MTC East Campus Fire Science Building
5530 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 3421
5530 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34211
Call 941.752.8100 x 4708