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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Driver Operator
Major: 5418
First Term: 2012 Summer II    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 8
CIPS Code: 43.0203
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: CG, GC, EM, MC, PC, PV
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

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.

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Admission Criteria:
Acceptance into the program and permission of Program Director is required.

Required Courses
 Credits: 8
 FSC111Emergency Vehicle Driver Operator2
 FSC117Fire Apparatus3
 FSC118Fire Hydraulics3

Program Competencies
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)

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.