This course will provide the knowledge and skills to perform routine maintenance and basic repair to fire service pumps and vehicles. You will rebuild and test pumps during this course. All apparatus and parts will be furnished by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Students need to bring the following reference manuals:
- IFSTA Driver / Operator-Pumper Handbook (Third Edition)
- NFPA 1901
- NFPA 1911
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
- Office attire for classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
TopicsSpecial Problems+Pumper Test+Service Test+Determining Net Pump or Engine Pressures+Test Environment+Procedures+Rebuild and Test Pumps+Apparatus/Parts will be furnished
Suggested AudienceAll Emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel and those who perform pump maintenance.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsCE
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - noon
Course size limit
Testing for Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT)
Testing for Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) will be available Thursday after class for participants who have completed the EVT course and registered for the test. Test participants must register with the EVT Certification Commission (EVTCC) at least 21 days prior to the test day.
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.