EVOC Emergency Vehicle Operations Course
VFIS Approved Course. class size: 15 minimum, 25 maximum
2 Days, 16 contact hours (8hr Lecture and 8hr Practical)
Course Fees: $175.00
ATPC1301 Fire Service Hydraulics
45 contact hours, 3 college credits, class size: 12 minimum, 25 maximum
Course Fees: $300.00
The course curriculum covers relationship between flow and pressure and mathematical hydraulic formulas. Students must bring a simple calculator with square root function. Course includes pump theory, pump rating, and pressure and vacuum gauges.
NOTE: This course requires work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. Part of Pump Operator.
ATPC703 Aerial Operations
40 contact hours, 0 college credits, class size: 6 minimum, 12 maximum
Course Fees: $350.00
The course curriculum can be designed around the requirements of the requesting fire department. Classroom lectures and practical exercises are conducted in the principles and uses of aerial apparatus, including the recognition of hazards which may be present during aerial operations. The curriculum also includes classroom lectures and exercises in the principles, uses and tactical and safe placement of platform apparatus.
NOTE: Students must bring gloves, hardhat and proper attire for master stream operations and aerial exercises. Students will be required to ascend and descend aerial ladders and aerial platforms.
ATPC1302 Apparatus Operations
40 contact hours, 0 college credits, class size: 12 minimum, 20 maximum
Course Fees: $300.00
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.
NOTE: This course requires work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. (Prerequisite: FFP1301, BFST1301, ATPC1301 or consent of instructor) This course is part of Pump Operator. Students must bring gloves, hardhat and proper attire for water pumping exercises.