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Lancaster Co. Public Safety Training Center

Course Title: Fire Service Pump Operator (Pump 1 and 2)

Course Description:

April 17, 19, 21 and May 1, 3, 5, 2018

Weekday sessions begin at 6:30 PM; Weekend sessions begin at 8:00 AM

Course Hours: (32)

Class Size: Minimum - (10) / Maximum - (24)

Prerequisites: Age (18)

Registration Deadline: April 3, 2018

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to determine how much water is flowing, given the nozzles in-service, the available incoming pressures and number of supply lines.  The student will understand how to calculate the pressures needed for a supply pumper, relay pumper and attack pumper.  Major topics covered in this course are basic terminology, water supply, water pressures, gauges, hydraulics, pump construction, relief valves, pressure governors, priming devices, water sources and pump maintenance. Unpon successful compleation of this program students will recieve both PASFA Pump 1 and 2 certificates.

This program is also designed to prepare the students for the pump operating skills of the National Driver/Operator-Pumper Certification.

Class fee includes an IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/ Operator, 3rd Edition, manual.


Lead Instructor: Josh Hummel

Course Location: LCPSTC

In County Cost: $200

Out of County Cost: $215

PPE Required: Turnout Gear

Seats Available: 24

Start Date/Time: Apr 17, 2018 18:30

End Date/Time: May 05, 2018 17:00



To register for any of the courses listed above, please go to our forms page and download the registration form..

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