Course Goal: This course will introduce the student to basic concepts and methods of fire pump operations.
Description of Course: This course provides the fire fighter with an introduction to basic pump construction and theory as well as operating techniques. Emphasis is placed on getting water to the pump, getting water from the pump for hose streams, and prevention of common mistakes in pump operations.
Pre-requisites: Fire Ground Support (ELFG) or Essentials of Fire Fighting (EBM) (Copies of pre-requisite certificates must be sent in with registration.)
Lead Instructor: Robert Snyder
Dates: May 1st, 8th, and 11th 2019
(classes start at 0800 ends 1700)
Location: Berks County Fire Training Center, 895 Morgantown Road, Reading PA 19607 MAP IT
Course Cost: In-County: $35 – Out of County: $70
Student Equipment/Supply Needs: Pen/pencil and notebook; Full structural protective clothing, Agencies sending students to this program will be asked to provide pumping apparatus to conduct practical exercises.