Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, read college-level texts and have knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
This course is designed to train students to operate fire apparatus under emergency and non-emergency conditions. It integrates the physical properties of modern fire apparatus suppression systems, pump theory and operation, hydraulic calculations, water supply considerations, relay pumping principles, water shuttle operations, foam systems operation and apparatus maintenance and testing. This course will include classroom discussion, pumping demonstrations, and pumping practice.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921