Advanced Industrial Fire Apparatus Practices (Non-Certification)

ASP211 - 36.00 Hours

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to operate fire apparatus through a combination of classroom and hands-on training exercises. You will learn advanced techniques related to the operation of mobile industrial fire apparatus, including pumpers, aerials, and trailer pumps.

Special emphasis is placed on hydraulics and pump operations targeting large-volume flow rates, related foam flow logistics, and aerial operations.

This class is intended for experienced apparatus operators.

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 through a combination of classroom and hands-on training exercises. You will learn advanced techniques related to the operation of mobile industrial fire apparatus, including pumpers, aerials, and trailer pumps.

Special emphasis is placed on hydraulics and pump operations targeting large-volume flow rates, related foam flow logistics, and aerial operations.

This class is intended for experienced apparatus operators.

Prerequisites

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

Advanced troubleshooting +Drafting operations +Elevating platforms and aerial operations +Foam operations +Foam truck operations +Friction loss formulas for high flows +High flow delivery devices +ICS functions - water supply & foam officer +Operating the pump +Operator responsibilities +Pump types +Remote foam logistics +Specific foam systems (breakout) +Using large diameter hose

Suggested Audience

Appropriate for all industrial emergency response personnel who have experience operating apparatus, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel.

Potential attendees could include:

  • Plant operators
  • Plant maintenance
  • Laboratory personnel
  • Engineers
  • Electricians/Instrumentation techs
  • Security 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: 8668788900 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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Policies

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

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