Central Arizona College Back
FSC 111 Emergency Driver Operator
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Emergency vehicle operator training including the problems facing operators; the personal qualities of emergency vehicle operator candidates; legal responsibilities of operators; and physical forces involved in driving an emergency vehicle.

Prerequisites: FSC117 and FSC118 and Program Director consent.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify the problems facing the operators of emergency vehicles.
2. (Application Level) Define and demonstrate the skills and attributes required of a candidate for operating an emergency vehicle.
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain the legal responsibilities of the emergency vehicle operator.
4. (Knowledge Level) Identify the physical forces involved in the operation of an emergency vehicle.
5. (Knowledge Level) Describe preventative vehicle maintenance and maintenance record programs.
6. (Application Level) Explain and demonstrate the necessity for standard operating procedures.
7. (Knowledge Level) Identify the state and local laws that govern the operation of an emergency vehicle.
8. (Comprehension Level) List and describe the responsibilities and characteristics of the safe emergency vehicle operator.
9. (Comprehension Level) Define and exemplify defensive driving.
10. (Application Level) Demonstrate procedures and adjustments required to start up the emergency vehicle.
11. (Application Level) Drive the obstacle course and obtain a passing score based on driving ability.
12. (Application Level) Drive the emergency vehicle on the road and obtain a passing score based on maneuvers and verbalization.
13. (Application Level) Identify and correctly operate foam equipment and foam systems.
14. (Application Level) Troubleshoot common problems during pumping and driving operations.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Demonstrate knowledge of Arizona Revised Statutes operations of emergency vehicles.
2. Demonstrate the correct/safe operation of equipment in pumping and driving according to the AZ State Fire Marshal Standards.