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.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion RequirementsPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 2 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual
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.
TopicsResponsibilities 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
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
- All emergency response personnel, including
- fire prevention
- safety personnel
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.