Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator
FIRE-113

Instructional Hours: 36.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to operate fire department pumping apparatus. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to determine how much water is flowing given the nozzles in service, the available pressure, and available hoselines; and calculate pressures needed for a supply pumper, relay pumper, and attack pumper. br>
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are basic terminology, water supply, water pressure and gauges, hydraulics, positive displacement props, centrifugal pumps, pump power supply sys¬tems, relief valves, pressure governors, primers, water sources, and maintenance. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises. Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assign¬ments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the written and practical examinations. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator – Pump, Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator – Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Apparatus and Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator – Mobile Water Supply.

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course. MFRI Firefighter I, or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Firefighter I certification is strongly encouraged.

Certification:
Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for:

  • Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Pump

  • Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Apparatus

  • Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Mobile Water Supply


Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
Time
Reg
Close
Date
Location
FIRE-113-S031-2019 Registration Closed North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-02-2019
End: 04-13-2019 (Subject to Change)
09:00 02-13-2019 MFRI North East Regional Training Center
FIRE-113-S029-2019 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-04-2019
End: 04-10-2019 (Subject to Change)
18:30 02-15-2019 Deep Creek Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
FIRE-113-S023-2019 Registration Closed Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-05-2019
End: 04-11-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-16-2019 Anne Arundel County Fire Department Training Academy
FIRE-113-S024-2019 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-07-2019
End: 05-23-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-18-2019 MFRI Upper Eastern Shore Regional Training Center
FIRE-113-S038-2019 Register Southern Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-27-2019
End: 04-21-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-25-2019 Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Inc. - Fire Division - Co. 3
FIRE-113-S039-2019 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-03-2019
End: 05-03-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-14-2019 Allen Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-113-S028-2019 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-09-2019
End: 05-07-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-20-2019 Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-113-S026-2019 Register
Class will meet: 4/15, 4/18, 4/24, 4/30, 5/3, 5/6
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-15-2019
End: 05-06-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:00 03-26-2019 Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-113-S041-2019 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-29-2019
End: 06-06-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-09-2019 Parsonburg Volunteer Fire Department
FIRE-113-S027-2019 Register North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-14-2019
End: 06-04-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-25-2019 Frederick County Training Center
FIRE-113-S025-2019 Register
Weekend dates: 6/1 and 6/8/19 starting at 0800 hours
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-15-2019
End: 06-12-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-26-2019 Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-113-S030-2019 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-19-2019
End: 06-30-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:30 04-30-2019 Leitersburg Volunteer FIre Company