FIRES222 - Advanced Pump Operations

The student studies the proper operation of fire pumps, the theory, and principles behind water flow and calculations that are applied on the fire ground. Also taught are drafting and fire pump testing as well as foam operations. Completion of Fire Vehicle Operations and Advanced Pump Operations qualify the student to attain IFSAC certification for Driver Operator Pumper

Credits: 4

Prerequisites: FIRES203, FIRES204, FIRES206, FIRES207, FIRES208, FIRES216

Distribution: Career Training


  1. Describe the operational theory of pumps used in the Fire Service.
  2. Operate a Fire Department pumper from a static water source and demonstrate fire pump testing.
  3. Assemble a hose foam line and produce finished foam stream.