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  Sep 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Fire Science Apparatus Operator, O.C.


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Banner Code: FPOA

Occupational Certificate

(80 clock hours) (2.67 occupational credits)


The fire service apparatus operator training program consists of a minimum of 80-hours of training. It is the certification level of training and competency for all individuals performing firefighting duties involving the operations and functions of fire service vehicles. The training courses are delivered by state certified and approved instructors. The fire apparatus operator program content includes, but is not limited to an understanding of hydraulics and fluid dynamics, principles of fire department water supply, nomenclature and operations of fire apparatus, appliances, municipals and rural water systems, maintenance, and safety in operational procedures.

Required Course: 80 clock hours, 2.67 occupational credits


Fire Science Apparatus Operator Total: 80 clock hours, 2.67 occupational credits


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