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FSC 182 NWCG S211 Portable Pumps and Water Use
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
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Description: Combined self-paced/field exercise format providing training for a portable water pump operator, per National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG standardized course).

Prerequisites: FSC 180 or Director approval

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify various types of portable pumps, equipment, and hose lays.
2. (Analysis Level) Compare the two types of hose lays and select proper method providing greatest advantage and benefit.
3. (Synthesis Level) Plan and construct various methods of using water to control wildfires.
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze and perform necessary maintenance on portable pumps.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Standards will be measured by National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) by completing a final written exam and earning a score of 70% or greater.
2. Student will meet NWCG S211 Standards for practical examination on water supply, water delivery and application of water by successfully passing the NWCG Standard for Portable Pumps and Water Use by earning an evaluation score of 70% or greater.