FIRE 211 : S-211 Portable Pumps

Transcript title

S-211 Portable Pumps

Credits

1

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

20

Other hours

20

Recommended preparation

FIRE 100 and MTH 015 (or higher).

Description

Covers skills needed to design, setup, operate, troubleshoot, and shut down portable water delivery systems. Focuses on portable pumps, not water delivery for engines. Topics include portable water delivery systems, equipment, roles and responsibilities, and system design and hydraulics. Includes an applied field exercise. This is an NWCG certified course.

Learning outcomes

The following learning outcomes are those of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).

1. Demonstrate skills needed to design, set up, operate, troubleshoot, and shut down portable water delivery systems.

Content outline

• Introduction
• Portable Water Delivery Systems
• Equipment
• Responsibilities
• System Design and Hydraulics
• Field Exercise

Required materials

Students will need to provide wildland boots for class. All other material and PPE is provided to the student.

Grading methods

Students are assessed by unit review questions, field exercise and final exam.

Outside of
expected

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