Driver/Operator-Pumper Training


Fire-Fighters using hoseEastern Iowa Community Colleges is offering a Driver/Operator-Pumper course this October. This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Driver/Operator-Pumper as described in Chapters 4 and 5 of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to operate a fire department pumper during emergency situations. The course is designed around classroom lectures and field evolutions covering such activities as relay pumping, drafting, foam operations, apparatus maintenance, and driving.

Students are responsible to have an “IFSTA Pumping Apparatus DRIVER/Operator Handbook”, Third Edition, with them on the first day of class. TO ORDER: Call the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau at (515) 294-6817.

Students must pre-register for the course.

Course information:

Course #188931
Mondays,  Tuesdays, October 9 - 31
6 - 10 p.m.

Riverdale Fire Department
110 Manor Drive
Bettendorf, IA

To Register

Register Online or call the college nearest you or toll-free 1-888-336-3907:

  • Scott Community College 563-441-4100
  • Clinton Community College 563-244-7100
  • Muscatine Community College 563-288-6100