DRIVER / OPERATOR 1 B (PUMP OPERATORS)

Driver / Operator 1 B Pump Operator

“Accredited by the California Fire Service Training and Education System for credit toward California State Fire Marshal certification”

This course has been updated to reflect the current 2009 NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications and requires a textbook and student supplement. This course provides the student with information on pump construction and theory of pump operations. Topics include: methods for performing basic hydraulics and techniques on basic inspections, documentation, maintenance, and troubleshooting fire pumps. Each student also has the opportunity to increase his or her pumping skills during simulated pumping conditions. We will tailor the course to meet your departments operations and equipment, if applicable. Hosting agency will be required to have three engines available.

Prerequisites: Driver Operator 1 A and

Option 1:  Hold a California Class C driver’s license and a signed verification of driving fire apparatus on a public way signed by you and your Fire Chief.

Option 2:  Hold a California Class A, B, or C driver’s license with the firefighter endorsement.

California State Fire Marshal Certificate

Text: Book information will be sent to you.

Enrollment: Minimum 10 individuals.