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NOTE: this class will be delivered over two weekends: April 27 & 28 as well as May 4 & 5, 2019.  From 0800 hours to 1800 hours.

Hours: 40

Designed For:

Fire service emergency response personnel


Updated to reflect the 2009 NPFP 1002 standard for fire apparatus driver/operator professional qualifications and requires a textbook and student supplement.  This course provides the student with information on pump construction and theory of pump operations.  Topics include: methods for performing basic hydraulics and techniques on basis inspections, documentation, maintenance, and troubleshooting fire pumps.  Each student also has the opportunity to increase his or her pumping skills during simulated pumping conditions.


California drivers license.  Class A, B, or C, with a fire fighter endorsement fire fighter 1 training recommended


Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 1

Class Size: 25


Complete all activities and formative test. Complete all summative tests with a minimum of 80% correct.

Course Details

We will provide you with the class textbook:

Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook, 3rd Ed.

Dress is casual, but respectful and uniforms are okay as well.