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Fire Apparatus Operations - 45 Hours

Course Description

The curriculum covers the laws, rules and driving techniques for emergency vehicles, as well as a review of fire service hydraulics.  Fire ground evolutions and a driving course make up the practical part of the course.  The evolution portion of the course includes the use of pre-connected lines, tandem pumping, drafting, relays and master streams.  The student should have a basic understanding of fire stream hydraulics prior to entering this course.  Students must bring gloves and proper attire for water pumping exercises.



Additional Information and Instructor Qualifications: 

Florida Statutes (FS)/Florida Administrative Code (FAC)


  • Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/ Operator Handbook, 3rd Ed.  Publisher: IFSTA  ISBN# 978-0879395711 

Textbook Pricing

This Textbook is used for 3 classes: Fire Service Hydraulics, Fire Apparatus Operations and Aerial Apparatus Operations



This program is part of the following Certification(s)

Applicable CEU's (45 hours)


Course Equivalency Process

(To determine eligibility of courses not listed in your FCDICE Student Account that you want to use towards a certification)

Not required


Course Fee

(Prices vary by providers)

FSFC Schedule and Registration

Visit Marion Technical College (MTC) @ FSFC for Schedule and Registration

Call 352-369-2875 for questions

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