S-211, Portable Pumps and Water Use
This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills to design, set-up, operate, troubleshoot, and shut down portable water delivery systems. The focus is on portable pumps; it does not address water delivery for engines. Topics covered include: portable water delivery systems; equipment; roles and responsibilities; and system design and hydraulics. There is also a field exercise where students will apply what they learned in the classroom.
• Demonstrate knowledge and skills to design, set up, operate, troubleshoot, and shut down portable water delivery systems.
Pumps and Water | Cost: $100
Classes will begin at 0800 (CT).
Classes are scheduled to end each day by 1700 (CT).
May 22nd - 23rd | Individual Registration
Course Components and Hours to Complete
Pre-selection assessment N/A
Pre-course work N/A
Online training N/A
Instructor-led training 16-20
Total Hours 16-20
Personnel desiring to be qualified as Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) or Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5), or those wanting to learn more about portable pumps and water use.
Minimum Instructor Qualifications
Instructors must be knowledgeable in the use and maintenance of portable water pumps. Hydraulics unit requires competency in that subject matter.
See NWCG Instructor Certification at the beginning of this Guide.