APPARATUS TRAINING

TSI is proud of all of our apparatus training courses. Our professionals design each course for specific apparatus, targeting the skill level of your department’s personnel. Most importantly, we train your personnel on site at your facility using your equipment. Training consists of both classroom instruction as well as "hands on" field exercises providing comprehensive personnel training. Call us today at 888-448-2522 to schedule and discuss your specific training needs.


AERIAL OPERATIONS

Program Title: Aerial Operations, Foam/Water

Program Goal: This program has been designed to take the student from the basic operations of the apparatus to a trained and competent apparatus operator.

Program Description: This program has been developed to take the novice operator through each step of apparatus operations, from operating and driving the apparatus to positioning at the scene, and flowing both foam and water. Meets and exceeds OSHA 1910.156 Sub-Part L, NFPA 600 and NFPA 1002.

Methodology for Program: A combination of lecture, demonstration, and supervised practical evolutions, making use of the best available facilities and equipment.

Classroom Required Audiovisuals: Video Projector, White Board/Black Board.

Certification: Each student will receive a Certificate of Achievement at the completion of the program. Program Objectives: This program provides the student with the required knowledge and skills to safely assess the incident maneuver and position the apparatus at an incident. Enable him/her to establish required flows to either assisting apparatus or foam/water delivery devices, and begin initial fire attack using water, foam, or both. At the completion of this program the student will have sharpened his/her skills and heightened their level of competency.

Program Outline:  
  • Safety
  • Maneuvering the Apparatus
  • Fire Ground Placement
  • Chassis Familiarization
  • Aerial Device Familiarization
  • Water Pump Operations
  • Foam Pump Operations
  • Foam Concentrates
  • Large Diameter Hose
  • Familiarization of Aerial Device
  • Fire Scene Positioning
  • Operating During a System Failure
  • Apparatus Inspections & Testing
  • Fire Ground Hydraulics
  • Foam Concentrate Nursing Operations
  • Maintenance

PUMP OPERATIONS

Program Title: Engine Operations, Foam/Water

Program Goal: This program has been designed to take the student from the basic operations of the apparatus to a trained and competent apparatus operator.

Program Description: This program has been developed to take the novice operator through each step of apparatus operations, from driving and handling the apparatus, to positioning at the scene, and establishing both foam and water flows.

Program Methodology: A combination of lecture, demonstration, and supervised practical evolutions, making use of the best available facilities and equipment.

Classroom Required Audiovisuals: Video Projector, White Board/Black Board

Certification: Each student will receive a Certificate of Achievement at the completion of the program.

Program Objectives: This program provides the student with the required knowledge and skills to safely assess the incident maneuver and position the apparatus at an incident. Understand basic fire ground hydraulics. Provide the student with the skills to establish required flows to begin initial fire attack using foam and water. At the completion of this program the student will have sharpened his/her skills and heightened their level of competency.

Program Outline:  
  • Safety
  • Fire Ground Positioning
  • Chassis Familiarization
  • Water Pump Operations
  • Foam Pump Operations
  • Large Diameter Hose
  • Fire Ground Hydraulics
  • Water Relay Operations
  • Foam System Flushing Operations
  • Fire Scene Positioning
  • Operating During a System Failure
  • Apparatus Inspection & Testing
  • Concentrate Nursing Operations
  • Foam Concentrates
  • Trouble Shooting

Other Classes Offered:
Handheld and wheeled fire extinguishers
Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
Incipient firefighting
NFPA 1081 Advance Interior Firefighting – Initial and Refresher
NFPA 1081 Advance Exterior Firefighting – Initial and Refresher
Storage Tank Firefighting
Big Water Flow test
Dock Fire Protection
Process Unit Firefighting
Industrial Fire Team Leadership
Industrial Strategy and Tactics
Firefighting Foam
Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies
LPG Emergencies
Incident Command Training – Initial and Refresher

Consulting Services:
Rescue Pre-Planning
Fire Brigade/Emergency Response Team Organization Review Big Water Flow Equipment Specifications – Pumps, Guns, Hose Systems, Foam delivery
Fire Water System Layout
Two Way Radio System
Plantwide Alarm Notification Systems