Field of Interest: Behavioral Sciences and Human Services
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
SOC Code: 33-2011.01
Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Driver Operator program is designed for students who need (1) advanced training as professional firefighters, (2) preparation courses for career advancement opportunities in fire services, and/or (3) more comprehensive information about the role and function of an emergency vehicle driver/operator.
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: GC, EM, MC, PC, PV
Program Notes: Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Admission Criteria: Acceptance into the program and permission of Program Director is required.
Program Prerequisites: None
FSC111 Emergency Vehicle Driver Operator 2
FSC117 Fire Apparatus 3
FSC118 Fire Hydraulics 3
1. Perform the necessary math calculations to determine water supply and hydraulics and technical requirements of pumper trucks. (FSC118)
2. Explain the process for handling hazardous material spills, leaks, fires, and explosions, and describe common hazardous materials carriers. (FSC111)
3. Describe the principles of care, maintenance, and operation of fire apparatus and pumper trucks. (FSC117)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 22, 2011
All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the
curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.