Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Basic Pumps : 4-12 Hours

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Course Description

This class uses locally available apparatus to provide core competencies with pumps and their related controls. Topics include, but are not limited to, knowing the legal aspects of emergency vehicle driving and explaining the purpose of the types of locally available apparatus. Instructors lead discussion on proper maintenance, inspection, and record keeping for fire apparatus. Descriptions and demonstrations of pumps and their related controls or devices include the following: operation of centrifugal pumps, priming devices, relief devices and multi-stage pumps (if available). "Hands on" pumping operations take the majority of class time. This class can be delivered as a four-hour classroom session or spread over 16 hours, incorporating practical evolutions with apparatus available within the department. The class can also be utilized to meet the Insurance Service Office (I.S.O.) annual pump service test, providing additional practical training. Note: An engine or tender with 1,000gpm capacity must be supplied locally. Applicable Credits


This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • driver/operator

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



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Upcoming Classes

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carbondale Mon, Apr 2 2018 -
Mon, Apr 2 2018

decatur Thu, Apr 12 2018 -
Thu, Apr 12 2018

Thu, Apr 19 2018 -
Thu, Apr 19 2018

 
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