Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Fire Apparatus Engineer - NFPA Driver/Operator - Pumper : 40 Hours

Course Description

This 40-hour class is designed for firefighters who are assigned to or may be assigned to operate fire department apparatus in the normal course of their duties. This course is designed to develop firefighters understanding of mechanical principles of fire pumps and their controls, principles of water and water systems, intake and discharge hydraulics, fire stream production, relay pumping operations, care and maintenance of pumper apparatus, and troubleshooting. Students will practice producing effective fire streams from hydrants, relay operations, and drafting from static sources. Students will also practice determining pump discharge pressures for hydraulic situations that range from single line problems to multiple-line relay operations to provide a solid understanding of fire ground hydraulics and practical solutions to apply these concepts to their department.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - FAE.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • driver/operator
  • nfa-endorsed

Prerequisites:

  • FSVO State Certification or

IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.


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If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact TAL PRENDERGAST or your regional representative.

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Upcoming Classes

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champaign Mon, Apr 22 2019 -
Fri, Apr 26 2019

champaign Mon, Oct 28 2019 -
Fri, Nov 1 2019

 
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