Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator

Instructional Hours: 36.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.

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.

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 systems, 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 assignments, 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.

Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator

Instructional Hours: 36.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
Start Date: 03-12-2024
End Date: 04-11-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 02-23-2024
Carroll County Public Safety Training Center
FIRE-113-S026-2024
Wait List at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-S026-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 03-20-2024
End Date: 04-27-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 01-22-2024
Registration Close: 03-01-2024
Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-113-S032-2024
Registration is Closed.
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org

Saturday sessions are 0800-1500 hrs.

New Start Date

Start Date: 03-26-2024
End Date: 06-11-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
Registration Open: 11-15-2023
Registration Close: 03-06-2024
MFRI Upper Eastern Shore Regional Training Center
FIRE-113-S023-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-S023-2024
Coordinated by: Upper Eastern Shore. For questions contact: uescontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 04-02-2024
End Date: 04-26-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 03-13-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-113-A025-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-A025-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org

Class meets April 2, 5, 8, 11, 17, 23, 26

Start Date: 04-16-2024
End Date: 05-23-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 03-27-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy
FIRE-113-S024-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-S024-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 05-01-2024
End Date: 06-06-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 02-13-2024
Registration Close: 04-12-2024
Frederick County Training Center
FIRE-113-A033-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-A033-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org

Class days are 5/1, 5/8, 5/17, 5/23, 6/1, and 6/6

Start Date: 05-13-2024
End Date: 06-19-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 06-08-2023
Registration Close: 08-23-2024
Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-113-S010-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-S010-2024
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact: nccontact@mfri.org

May include weekend dates for practicals

Start Date: 05-20-2024
End Date: 05-29-2024
First Class Time: 09:00 - 15:30
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 11-27-2023
Registration Close: 04-30-2024
MFRI North East Regional Training Center
FIRE-113-S027-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-S027-2024
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 05-20-2024
End Date: 06-16-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 02-23-2024
Registration Close: 04-30-2024
Second District Vol. Fire Dept & Rescue Squad Inc. - Co. 6
FIRE-113-S035-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-S035-2024
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org
Start Date: 05-25-2024
End Date: 06-29-2024
First Class Time: 08:30 - 15:30
Saturday
Registration Open: 11-14-2023
Registration Close: 05-05-2024
Washington County Public Safety Training Center
FIRE-113-S022-2024
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/FIRE-113-S022-2024
Coordinated by: Western Maryland. For questions contact: wmcontact@mfri.org