Fire and EMS Training


Driver Operator Pumper

Dates: Tuesdays, 1/18 - 5/10/22

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:50 pm

Cost: 312.80

Location: Vernon Fire Department

Instructor: Andrew Norris

Please note: This class is only available for students who are currently affiliated with a department.


This course meets the NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, Pumping Apparatus, and educational requirements for WTCS Driver/Operator-Pumper certification. Subjects covered in the course include fire apparatus, maintenance, driving principles, emergency vehicle operation, fire apparatus positioning, water supply, sprinkler systems, fire pump theory, hydraulics terminology, hydraulics math, hydraulic principles, operating fire pumps and pump testing. Hands-on training will be provided. Students will need to complete fire department-proctored out-of-class driving time.

Extra Info:

  • Students must have a valid driver's license.
  • 5 students max per department apparatus
  • Engine will be needed on select nights for driving and pumping
  • Additional information will be emailed to the email address you provided

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