NFPA 1002 – Fire Department Vehicle Driver/Operator


Enhance Your Skills in Apparatus Driving/Operation

A fire department vehicle contains an array of sophisticated apparatus. With this training learn how to make the most of its capabilities – and yours. Excellent skill development for general firefighters and pump operators, and an opportunity to cross-train personnel as backup to vehicle operators.

Certification requires successful completion of NFPA 1001 Level I and a recognized defensive driving credential. Upon successful completion of training modules, eligible candidates may apply for IFSAC and ProBoard certification.


Course Descriptions

NFPA 1002 Aerial Apparatus

Prerequisite: Basic Pumping Operations
Covers types and construction of aerial apparatus, hydraulic systems, operating, positioning and stabilizing aerial apparatus, strategies and tactics, elevated master streams and aerial apparatus testing.

NFPA 1002 Advanced Pumping Operations

Prerequisite: Basic Pumping Operations
Includes pump performance, tandem mobile water supplies, portable pumps, pump maintenance, sprinkler stand pipes, foam fire streams and hydraulic calculations.

NFPA 1002 IAPD Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator

Prerequisite: 18 years of age, class 5 license and air brakes
Includes both lectures and hands on driving. Upon completion students will receive certificate from International Academy of Professional Driving.

Industrial Fire Training Calendar

Schedule & Tuition

Course Date Location Tuition Books
NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods Awareness
(same text used for all 472 courses)
April 16-17, 2018
Register by March 15, 2018
Melville $650 $160
NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods Operations
Prerequisite: NFPA 472 Awareness
(same text used for all 472 courses)
April 17-20, 2018
Register by March 15, 2018
Melville $1,950 $160
NFPA 1006 Rescue Awareness
Prerequisites: Emergency Medical Responder or equivalent
(textbook is specific to Awareness only)
June 18-21, 2018
Register by May 17, 2018
Melville $2,150 $180
NFPA 1041 Instructor Level 1
(same text used for all 1041 courses)
January 22-26, 2018
Register by December 19, 2017
Melville $1,450 $100
NFPA 1081 Incipient
Prerequisite: NFPA 472 Awareness
(same text used for all 1081 courses)
May 1-4, 2018
Register by March 29, 2018
Melville $2,350 $225
NFPA 1081 Advanced Exterior
Prerequisite: NFPA 472 Awareness & 1081 Incipient
(same text used for all 1081 courses)
June 25-28, 2018
Register by May 24, 2018
Melville $2,550 $225
NFPA 1081 Industrial Fire Brigade Leader
Prerequisites: NFPA 472 Awareness & the 1081 level(s) for which the trainee will be Brigade Leader
(same text used for all 1081 courses)
February 26-March 2, 2018
Register by January 25, 2018
Melville $2,550 $225

All courses delivered in Melville at either our Campus or Melville Fire Hall or 10-acre environmentally secured Emergency Service Training Site with propane props.

Call Elaine at 306.728.4471 to register.

Program Information:

Donna Vranai
Coordinator, Post-Secondary
Direct: 1.306.728.6592
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766