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Pump Operator Course

Description:  This course is FCDICE-approved and meets the requirements of FFP 1301 and FFP 1302.

Week 1:  FFP1301 – Fire Service Hydraulics.  The course curriculum covers the relationship between flow and pressure and mathematical hydraulic formulas.  Course includes pump theory, pump rating, and pressure and vacuum gauges.  Students must bring a simple calculator with square root function.  This portion is a 5-day course and attendance of all five days is required in order to receive a certificate.

Week 2:  FFP1302 – Apparatus Operations.  The curriculum covers the laws, rules and driving techniques for emergency vehicles, as well as a review of fire service hydraulics.  Fireground evolutions and a driving course make up the practical part of the course.  The evolution portion of the course includes the use of pre-connected lines, tandem pumping, drafting, relays and master streams.  The student should have a basic understanding of fire stream hydraulics prior to entering this course.  Students must bring gloves and proper attire for water pumping exercises.  This portion is a 5-day course and attendance of all five days is required in order to receive a certificate.

Dates: 
Week 1 – September 10-14, 2018
Week 2 – September 17-21, 2018
Time:  0830-1730
Location:  Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center, 201 Valentine Way, Longwood, FL  32750
Cost:  $500/person
Registration:  To register, click the link below.  Registration closes August 11, 2018.