Industrial Fire Apparatus Practices I

ASP210 - 36.00 Hours

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to operate fire apparatus, with emphasis on industrial apparatus and related systems. Special emphasis is placed on pump operations using drafting and industrial water systems. This course is targeted toward new pump operators, as well as those with limited experience.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to operate fire apparatus, with emphasis on industrial apparatus and related systems. Special emphasis is placed on pump operations using drafting and industrial water systems. This course is targeted toward new pump operators, as well as those with limited experience.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Regular station duty wear for fire field activities.
  • Office attire for classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Topics

Responsibilities of the Apparatus Operator+Emergency Vehicle Operation+Spotting the Apparatus+Pump Theory+Pump Types+Tandem Hookups+Relief Valves+Governors+Friction Loss Formulas+Friction Loss Rules-of-Thumb+Effective Fire Streams+Hose Loads+Hose Lays+Using Large Diameter Hose+Operating the Pump+Drafting Operations+Tandem Pumping+Relay Pumping+Elevating platforms and Aerial Operations+Foam Truck Operations+Preventive Maintenance+Troubleshooting during Operations

Suggested Audience

All industrial emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel.

Potential attendees could include:

  • Plant operators
  • Plant maintenance
  • Laboratory personnel
  • Engineers
  • Electricians/Instrumentation techs
  • Security personnel
  • All emergency response personnel, including
    • fire prevention
    • suppression
    • control
    • safety personnel

Other Information

Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Course size limit

  • 40 students

Annual Fire Training School registration information

Contact Information

Jeff Rhoads

Training Director
Phone: (866) 878-8900 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

ASP211Advanced Industrial Fire Apparatus Practices (Non-Certification)Advanced Industrial Fire Apparatus Practices (Non-Certification)Advanced Industrial Fire Apparatus Practices (Non-Certification)

Policies

Annual Fire Training School registration late fee

A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline.

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