40 Hr Airport Firefighter as per NFPA 1003

ARF100 - 40.00 Hours

Description

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) as described in Chapter 5 of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1003, Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2010 ed.). The course also covers the eleven subject matters required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) § 139.319 (j)(2) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: Operational Requirements.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to work as an airport firefighter. The class consists of classroom, tabletop scenarios, and hands-on tactics and strategy training.

Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the written and skills test and meet all prerequisites are eligible to test for the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.

Schedule

  • Details
    2/4/2019 - 2/7/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  ARF100  115
    $850.00
  • Details
    3/4/2019 - 3/8/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  ARF100  118
    $945.00
  • Details
    5/13/2019 - 5/17/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  ARF100  116
    $850.00
  • Details
    8/12/2019 - 8/16/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  ARF100  117
    $850.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) as described in Chapter 5 of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1003, Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2010 ed.). The course also covers the eleven subject matters required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) § 139.319 (j)(2) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: Operational Requirements.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to work as an airport firefighter. The class consists of classroom, tabletop scenarios, and hands-on tactics and strategy training.

Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the written and skills test and meet all prerequisites are eligible to test for the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.

Prerequisites

Firefighter I and II per NFPA 1001 and Hazmat Awareness and Operations

Course Completion Requirements

Certification

For Pro Board certification, you must provide documentation showing certification to the following standards prior to the completion of this course.
  • Firefighter I and II
  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Awareness and Operations.

Textbook

You will receive a copy of International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, 6th ed. on the first day of class.

PPE

This course requires Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.

You must wear regular station duty wear for fire field activities and office attire for classroom sessions. You may not wear shorts, sleeveless shirts, or open-toed shoes to any class or field activity.

Recommended

We recommend that you obtain and review the course textbook (IFSTA Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, 6th ed.) prior to beginning the class.

Topics

Airport familiarization+Aircraft familiarization+Rescue and firefighting personnel safety+Airport communications+ARFF equipment+Emergency aircraft evacuation+ARFF tactics and strategies+Use of structural apparatus for ARFF+Aircraft dangerous goods+Airport emergency plan+100 & 400 fuel fire+8,100 sq.ft. fuel fire using ARFF Vehicle+3-dimensional aircraft fuel fire+Engine/Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) fire+Aircraft wheel brake assembly fire+Interior aircraft fire+Aircraft ventilation+Aircraft victim rescue+Aircraft scene overhaul+Replenishing extinguishing agent

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for individuals who provide fire services protection at airports. This may include:

  • Military and Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighters
  • Municipal Firefighters
  • Volunteer Firefighters

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information

    Registration

    Registration for this course must be done 30 days before class.

    • Classes are subject to cancellation 14 days before class if student participation is low. The student will have the option to attend the next scheduled class.
    • If registering with a purchase order, download the ARFF Program Registration Form and fax it to (979) 458-0506.

    Train at your facility

    Contact Tim Sullivan

    Annual Fire Training School Information

    If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School taught each March and July, you need to be aware of the following additional information.

    Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements

    Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order please place the PO number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO within 48 hours of your registration or you will be cancelled out of the class.

    Annual Fire Training School Late Registration

    A $50 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline.

    Annual Fire Training School Contact Information

    If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email annualschool@teex.tamu.edu.

    Contact Information

    Tim Sullivan

    Training Manager
    Phone: (979) 862-7475 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

    Resources

    Registration Form (pdf)

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