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WFT 042 - Portable Pumps and Water Use (S211)

Unit(s): 1.10

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in college composition written at a college level and read college-level texts.

This course provides students with practical knowledge and skills in the use of portable fire pumps and related equipment during wildland fire incidents. The course consists of three skill areas: supply, delivery, and application of water. Students are required to demonstrate their knowledge of correct water use, basic hydraulics, and equipment care. Field exercises, demonstrations, and evaluations cover set up, operation, and maintenance of pump equipment. This course meets the National Wildfire Coordinating Group’s (NWCG) requirements for an S-211 wildfire training course.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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