Apparatus Operations

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ATPC 1302

Bureau of Fire Standards & Training approval #100468

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 30-minute lunch

40 contact hours, class size: 7 minimum, 20 maximum

The course 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 portion of the course.  The evolutions portion of the course also includes the use of pre-connected lines, tandem pumping, drafting, relays and master stream production. 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.

Tuition Cost………………………….$116.80

Lab Fee…………………………….. $ 60.20

Books……………………………..       $70.73 plus tax

NEW 2nd Ed. (2009) IFSTA Pumping Apparatus Driver/ Operator Handbook and study guide packaged set (in stock at the MTC bookstore)

ISBN-10: 0-87939-278-9

Both the handbook and study guide are required and will be used for both Hydraulics and Apparatus Operator

 *** Students/agencies are responsible for books ***

*** Will need books and study guides on first day of class ***

Instructor: Jeff Philips, A.S.

Location:
MTC East Campus Fire Science Building
5530 Lakewood Ranch Blvd.
Bradenton, FL 34212