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Fire Apparatus Operator: Pumper


This course and the exams are based on NFPA 1002: Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, and may lead to Pro Board and IFSAC certifications. This course is designed for the fire fighter who wishes to advance to the next level of his/her career. This course consists of six modules: Preventative Maintenance, Tests and Inspections, Driving/Operating, Water Supply, Sprinklers and Standpipes, and Operations.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Calculator, NFPA compliant turnout gear- Minimum to participate: helmet, boots, gloves

Physical Requirements - This is a physically demanding course which requires students to be in good physical condition.

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 320 In-State     $ 540 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook,3rd Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Fire Fighter I or Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Successful completion of Emergency Vehicle Driver course

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, December 11, 2017Friday, December 15, 2017Daphne Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 05, 2018Friday, February 09, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister
Monday, June 11, 2018Friday, June 15, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757