Reviewed and/or Updated on: August 10, 2017

Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator-Pumper Parts 1 and 2

These 33-hour (66 hours total) courses prepare the participant to perform fire apparatus maintenance, driving, positioning, operating/pumping and testing functions at a minimum nationally recognized level.

The targeted audience is individuals who have completed the training required to meet the Fire Fighter I JPRs of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5, and desire, or are required, to increase their knowledge and skill set to progress to the fire apparatus driver/operator-pumper level.

These courses are designed to provide the Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator-Pumper candidate with the information needed to meet the job performance requirements (JPRs) in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications,Chapters 4 and 5. The curriculum for this course is based on the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook, 3rd Edition and Jones and Bartlett Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Pump, Aerial, Tiller, and Mobile Water Supply, 2nd Edition.

A written and practical skills certification exam is available to participants who successfully complete this course. A participant who completes this course and wishes to be certified has two years from the completion of the course to take the exams. Participants who successfully pass the certification exams will receive a State of Wisconsin Certificate with an IFSAC (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress) seal.