Hose, ​Tools and Appliances

Hose, Tools and Appliances

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). Hands On Program as well.

Program Length:  Didactic 4 Hours,  Price: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1001 for Firefighter I.

Program description:

After completion of this program the student shall be able to:

  • Identify the types of hose couplings and threads.
  • List and describe fire hose rolls and loads and their use.
  • Explain the precautions to be followed when advancing a hoseline to a fire in terms of communications, equipment, personnel, and safety.
  • Identify hydrant connections and their proper operation.
  • List and describe tools and equipment required to establish a hydrant water supply.
  • Explain the various methods of connecting fire apparatus to various water sources.
  • Hose used to move water to fire.
  • Construction of fire hose.
  • Care and Maintenance of fire hose.
  • Types of hose Coupling
  • Care Maintenance of couplings    
  • Construction of fire hose 
  • Hose tools and Appliances
  • Tools include: Rope hose tools, Wrenches Rollers, Clamps, Other items: valves, wyes, portable hydrants, strainers, pipes, caps, etc
  • Coupling and Uncoupling hose  
  • Hose rolls  
  • Hose carries
  • Hose loads   
  • Advancing hoselines -Charged/Uncharged
  • Establishing a water supply connection 
  • Extending hoselines 
  • Replacing sections of burst hose 
  • Hose lay procedures
  • Deploying master stream devices Fire hose inspection

Hands On 10 Hours

  • Reinforcing the base knowledge and mastering skills with the hands on evolutions to meet all subjects covered above.