This course is two and one-half days (20 hours) of classroom and hands-on activities and is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate aerial pumper apparatus in the industrial environment.
Classroom topics include driving safety, pump operations theory, hydraulics, and tactics.
Field exercises cover basic pump operations, drafting, relay pumping and other water supply/attack activities.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
This course requires PPE Level 2 as described in the TEEX student safety manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.
Due to the nature of the training, a physical examination is recommended prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsOperating aerial apparatus+Strategies and tactics+Stabilizing aerial apparatus+Pumper/aerial combined operations+Types of fire apparatus+Fire pump theory+Fire ground hydraulics+Apparatus familiarization+Driving safety+Drafting operations+Relay pumping+Hydrant operations+Parallel pumping
This course is appropriate for all industrial emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel.
Potential attendees could include:
- Plant operators
- Plant maintenance
- Laboratory personnel
- Electricians/Instrumentation techs
- Security personnel
Courses will begin at 8:00 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
- Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
- Fees include course materials.
- Fees do not include lodging or meals.