Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
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 will be required to demonstrate their knowledge of correct water use, basic hydraulics, and equipment care. Field exercises, demonstrations, and evaluations will cover set up, operation, and maintenance of pump equipment. This course meets the National Wildfire Coordinating Group’s (NWCG) requirements.
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