Apparatus Driver/Operator – Pumper
NFPA Standard: 1002, 2017, Chapters 4 and 5
Accredited: IFSAC: Yes NPQS: Yes
Description: The Apparatus Driver Operator - Pumper is a person that can safely operate an apparatus equipped with a permanently mounted with a pump and all systems associated with the apparatus and pump, safely operate the apparatus over streets and highways, establish a water supply from an internal, external static or pressurized water source, operate pump to supply various size attack handlines or master streams, set-up and support operations using foam and built-in fire protection systems using a standpipe and operate pump during a relay pumping operation.
Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination (PSE) with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher
- NFPA 1002 Standard for Driver Operator Professional Qualifications, 2017.
- IFSTA Pumping Apparatus Driver Operator, 2nd Edition
- Jones and Bartlett, Apparatus Driver Operator, 3rd Edition