This course is designed for individuals who are new to operating a pumper, anticipate future promotion to that position or are preparing to sit for the State of Missouri driver/operator pumper certification exam. In this class, students will build on the knowledge and experience received in the driver/operator core class, discuss duties and responsibilities of the pumper operator, pump maintenance, and pump operation. Participants will operate an apparatus with a fire pump in various situations and have an opportunity to complete their certification skill sheets.

Special requirements

  • NFPA 1971 compliant firefighting ensemble, including turnout pants, coat, boots, helmet, gloves, and eye protection


Fee: 0.00

Host: Monett Rural Fire District at Scott Regional Technology Center 2 David Sippy Drive Monett MO

Contact: John Velten at 417-489-4266 or

Sessions:  18:00-22:00 on July 11-12; 08:00-17:00 on July 13-14; 18:00-22:00 on July 18-19; 08:00-17:00 on July 20

Partners: Missouri Division of Fire Safety

Funding provided by the Division of Fire Safety (DFS) and the Missouri Fire Safety Education / Advisory Commission. State Funding sources include the DFS General Revenue (GR) Fire Training Fund and Fire Education Fund.