This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Driver/Operator-Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) as described in Chapter 9 of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications (2009 ed.).
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to operate an ARFF apparatus during emergency situations. You will have the opportunity to practice apparatus operations, apparatus positioning, maintenance, and strategy and tactics.
In addition, participants who successfully complete the course and pass the written and skills test will receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.
There are no prerequisites to attend this course.
For Pro Board Certification Only
You are required to provide documentation of prerequisites for Firefighter II (NFPA 1001), Driver/Operator Pumper (NFPA 1002) & Airport Firefighter (NFPA 1003). The documentation you provide as proof of prerequisite must meet certain requirements.
Course Completion Requirements
For Pro Board certification, you must be certified to the following standards prior to the completion of this course.
TopicsARFF airport familiarization +ARFF apparatus +ARFF communications +ARFF driver operator +ARFF Extinguishing Agents +ARFF operations +ARFF safety +ARFF strategy and tactics
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
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