Water Pump Operation Training


This unit covers the competency to operate portable and appliance-mounted fire fighting pumps safely and efficiently at an emergency situation

Course Name: PUMPS - Operate Pumps Cluster
Course Code: PUMPS
Course Duration: 1 day
Training Plans: Operate Pumps Cluster

PUAFIR309B Operate Pumps
• Prepare pump to deliver water
• Operate pump
• Conclude pump operations

PUAEQU001B Prepare, Maintain and Test Response Equipment
• Inspect response equipment
• Test response equipment
• Clean, maintain and restow equipment


While the training for the two units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of Competency is assessed as a discrete unit. The pre-requisite unit is assessed sequentially.

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

Entry Requirements:


Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
PUAEQU001B Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
PUAFIR309B Operate pumps

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