Kentucky Accredited Firefighter Certification Program

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PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to identify fire service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a pumper driver operator. The NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver Operator Professional Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for a person at an advanced level of progression in the fire service. A person certified as a Pumper Driver Operator will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, associated with the driving and operation of a fire service pumping apparatus.

CERTIFICATION PROCESS

A person submits a completed application to the Kentucky Fire Commission. The candidate shall remit the prescribed written test sitting fee, attempt a written examination of 100 multiple choice, true/false or matching questions and participate in a skills examination. Upon successful completion of the written and skills exams, provide all documentation, fees are submitted and prerequisites are satisfied, the candidate shall become eligible to recieve an accredited certification from the Kentucky Fire Commission.

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCY AREAS TESTED

Vehicle inspection, driving skills, basic preventive maintenance, positioning of apparatus, pump operation, production of streams, hydraulic calculations, water supply systems, sprinkler systems, and relay pumping.

PRE-REQUISITES

Firefighter 1 - level of accredited certification.

Skill Sheets

Certification Application

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