NFPA 1002 - Fire Department Vehicle Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications


A fire department vehicle contains an array of sophisticated apparatus. With this training learn how to make the most of its capabilities - and yours. Excellent skill development for general firefighters and pump operators, and an opportunity to cross-train personnel as backup to vehicle operators.

Application for ProBoard and IFSAC certificates can be downloaded from Office of the Fire Commissioner.

Pump Level

Successful students are eligible to apply for IFSAC and ProBoard certification.

Requirements:
• NFPA 1001 Level I
• FFTS-601 Basic Pumping Operations
• #2-PU Advanced Pumping Operations

Aerial Device Level

Successful students are eligible to apply for IFSAC and ProBoard certification.

Certification requires successful completion of NFPA 1001 Level I and a recognized defensive driving credential.




FFTS—S601 Fire Apparatus - Driving and Maintenance
(NFPA 1002 Ch.4)
ID #FFTS-S601

• Fire Apparatus–Preventative Maintenance
• Driving–Operating Fire Apparatus

Textbook:
IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook 3rd ed.

Evaluation
: practical evaluation, proctored written exam



FFTS-S401, valid driver’s licence and air brake endorsement $730 Apr 24 - 28, 2017
Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017
Aug 21 - 25, 2017
ID #FFTS-S601

• Fire Apparatus–Preventative Maintenance
• Driving–Operating Fire Apparatus

Textbook:
IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook 3rd ed.

Evaluation
: practical evaluation, proctored written exam





Prerequisite: FFTS-S401, valid driver’s licence and air brake endorsement
Course Cost: $730
Scheduled: Apr 24 - 28, 2017
Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017
Aug 21 - 25, 2017
Fire Apparatus - Pumping Operations
(NFPA 1002 Ch 5.)
ID #2-PU

This classroom and practical course includes pump performance, relay, apparatus service tests, pump maintenance, foam fire streams, and hydraulic calculations used in the fire service. Also, learn about the flow of water through large diameter hose, and single- and double-hose lays.

Textbook:  IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook 3rd ed.

Evaluation:
practical evaluation, proctored written exam

FFTS-601 $855 May 1 - 5, 2017
September 18 22, 2017
ID #2-PU

This classroom and practical course includes pump performance, relay, apparatus service tests, pump maintenance, foam fire streams, and hydraulic calculations used in the fire service. Also, learn about the flow of water through large diameter hose, and single- and double-hose lays.

Textbook:  IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook 3rd ed.

Evaluation:
practical evaluation, proctored written exam



Prerequisite: FFTS-601
Course Cost: $855
Scheduled: May 1 - 5, 2017
September 18 22, 2017
Aerial Apparatus
ID #3-PU The theory and practical components of this course include types and construction of aerial apparatus, hydraulic systems on aerial devices and apparatus, operating, positioning and stabilizing aerial apparatus, strategies and tactics, elevated master streams, and aerial apparatus testing.

Specific requirement: a valid driver’s licence with air brake endorsement.

Evaluation: practical evaluation, proctored written exam

Textbook: IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook 3rd ed.
FFTS-601 $740 Apr 24 - 28, 2017
ID #3-PU
The theory and practical components of this course include types and construction of aerial apparatus, hydraulic systems on aerial devices and apparatus, operating, positioning and stabilizing aerial apparatus, strategies and tactics, elevated master streams, and aerial apparatus testing.

Specific requirement: a valid driver’s licence with air brake endorsement.

Evaluation: practical evaluation, proctored written exam

Textbook: IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook 3rd ed.


Prerequisite: FFTS-601
Course Cost: $740
Scheduled: Apr 24 - 28, 2017
IAPD Driving
ID #1-IAPD

This two-day course includes both lectures and hands on driving. The IAPD driving course has proven to decrease accidents and provide a safer driver environment for emergency response personnel. Included in this course are: vehicle safety checks, mental aspects of driving, understanding body dynamics, cornering techniques, braking, hydroplaning, reading the road and accident avoidance. Upon completion of this program you will receive a certificate from the International Academy of Professional Driving.

Evaluation: written exam and practical evaluation

Minimum 18 years of age. Class 5 licence with air brakes. (Class 3 with air brakes preferred). To arrange for corporate training, please contact the Business Development Office toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext 2038 or ext 8437 or e-mail businessdevfire@lakelandcollege.ca.
ID #1-IAPD

This two-day course includes both lectures and hands on driving. The IAPD driving course has proven to decrease accidents and provide a safer driver environment for emergency response personnel. Included in this course are: vehicle safety checks, mental aspects of driving, understanding body dynamics, cornering techniques, braking, hydroplaning, reading the road and accident avoidance. Upon completion of this program you will receive a certificate from the International Academy of Professional Driving.

Evaluation: written exam and practical evaluation



Prerequisite: Minimum 18 years of age. Class 5 licence with air brakes. (Class 3 with air brakes preferred).
Scheduled: To arrange for corporate training, please contact the Business Development Office toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext 2038 or ext 8437 or e-mail businessdevfire@lakelandcollege.ca.