Emergency Driving Tactics: CEVO
This course is intended for all emergency responders to included Fire, Law, EMS.
program that has been designed to help the student refresh and improve your driving
skills. This interactive course focuses on improving an operator’s ability to read traffic
conditions, act accordingly, and prevent collisions in both emergency and non-
emergency situations.

Objectives:
•        Demonstrate and explain theory and principles of defensive driving in both
emergency and non-emergency situations.
•        Demonstrate and explain safe driving and positioning procedures of emergency
vehicles.
•        Demonstrate and describe the precautions to be used under adverse
environmental conditions.
•        Describe the effects on vehicle control of braking distances, load shifting, and
general steering reactions.
•        Preventive Maintenance Check procedures.
•        Proper documentation of all preventive maintenance as required by the
authority having jurisdiction.
•        Demonstrate proper driving skills on a obstacle course.

Pump Operations - 101
PRI offers a one day course in Pump Operations Training.  Water continues to be
the most practical and commonly used agent for extinguishing fires.  
This course deals with the actions required to effectively understand hoses, nozzles
and appliances, pumps, as well as the delivery of water in an effective manner to
mitigate incidents.  Without question, fire department pumpers are the most
important apparatus used for controlled application of water and other extinguishing
agents.  No fire department can operate without pumping apparatus.  This course is
one of the easiest methods to attempt to ensure that all pump operators perform
properly and professionally.

Aerial Operations –101                                                                                                               
This course contains classroom and hands on activities and is designed to provide
the firefighters with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate aerial apparatus
on the fire ground. Classroom topics include stabilizing aerial apparatus, operating
and positioning, and aerial strategies and tactics. Field exercises cover hands-on
activities such as stabilization, operation of aerial ladders, and combined operations
with pumping apparatus.
Topics covered
•        Operating aerial apparatus
•        Strategies and tactics
•        Stabilizing aerial apparatus
•        Pumper/aerial combined operations

Foam Operations - 101
PRI also offers a one day course called "Pumping with Foam". This course deals with
the actions required to effectively understand the proper delivery of foam in a
manner to control and mitigate fires using foam products.

Objectives:
•        Understand the goal of providing adequate water supply to the fire.
•        Understand the principles of hydraulics.
•        Recognize the factors that contribute to pump operator mistakes.
•        Demonstrate and recognize pumping skills and specific precautions when
pumping.

Fire Ground Hydraulics – 101                                                                                                   
The purpose of this course is to train pump operators in the basic level of fire ground
hydraulics. Students will study the basic principles of determining fire flows and
pressures and will learn a clipboard hydraulics system eliminating most of the
mathematical calculations involved in this task.

Apparatus Driver Operator - Pumper
This course provides basic information on driving and operating a fire department
engine/pumper by meeting the knowledge requirements as listed in NFPA 1002
Professional Qualifications for Fire Apparatus Driver Operator. Students will review
fire pump theory and operation, driving skills, regulations and laws, hydraulics, fire
ground operations, specialty pumping, and apparatus maintenance and testing
procedures.

Apparatus Driver Operator – Aerial                                                                                        
This course provides basic information on driving and operating a fire department
aerial apparatus by meeting the knowledge and skill requirements as listed in NFPA
1002 Professional Qualifications for Fire Apparatus Driver Operator.  Students will
review driving, stabilizing, positioning, and operating skills, fire ground strategy and
tactics, emergency operations, and apparatus maintenance and testing procedures.