FSC 135 - Fire Apparatus/Hydraulics/Driver Operator
Prerequisite: or . Successful completion of or appropriate score on assessment test.
Description: Students learn the principles of care, maintenance and operation of fire apparatus and pumps. They examine pump construction, pumping and pump accessories, power development and transmission, driving, trouble-shooting, and ways to produce effective fire streams. Students will conduct a review of basic math, hydraulic laws and formulas as applied to the fire service. Students will apply formulas and make mental calculations for hydraulic problems, water supply variables, and discharge requirements for pumpers.
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
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