Industrial Fire Apparatus Practices I (Non-certification)

ASP210 – 36.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course 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,ending the week with relay pumping. This course is targeted toward new pump operators, as well as those with limited experience.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Course Attire / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 2 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual during hands-on activities. 
  • In addition to Level 2 PPE, this course requires Level 1 attire which is comprised of normal, everyday outdoor work clothing. 
  • Yoga pants, leggings, tights, jogging pants, or similar are not allowed.  

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

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • 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 (3″ or larger)
  • Operating the Pump
  • Drafting Operations
  • Tandem Pumping
  • Relay Pumping
  • 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

Registration with payment

Complete online registration on the  TEEX website or by selecting the “REGISTER” button above.  Secure your seat in the class with payment. 

You may use a credit card or organization purchase order (PO). 

If you are using a purchase order, TEEX policy requires the PO to be submitted within 48 hours of registration, or the enrollment may be canceled. You may upload the PO through your student portal or email it as an attachment to [email protected]

Ensure your PO includes the following:

  • Agency or company name
  • Billing address
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Description of goods and/or services provided (for example the course number and name) 
  • Amount of charges
  • Authorized signature
  • Tax Payer ID, EIN, or FEIN. The field should be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

If your organization is not an established TEEX customer or if you are not sure, please include a completed W-9 with the PO.

Contact Information

Customer Service

Phone: (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]