IND021 – 20.00 Hours

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 to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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, driving, relay pumping and other water supply/attack activities.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • For field exercise, students must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 compliant PPE that meets the Level 2 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual. Any gear found to be unsafe or not NFPA compliant will not be allowed on the field. The PPE includes: safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, and safety-toed boots.
  • For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/ long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed. 

Recommended

Physical Recommendations

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

  • Operating 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

Suggested Audience

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
  • Engineers
  • Electricians/Instrumentation techs
  • Security personnel

Contact Information

Rickey Allred

Industrial Fire Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3642
Email: rickey.allred@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Debbie.Schulz@teex.tamu.edu

Policies

TEEX Policies
Participant Handbook

Students are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

I found the speakers to be not only interesting and informative, but entertaining as well.

— Capt. Vincent G. Edwards
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