Apparatus Operator - Aerial Devices

Course Prerequisites

Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations or equivalent

Student Prerequisites for admission into course



Designed for

Fire Service Personnel

Course Length

8 Units – 24Hours

Designed to follow the NFPA 1002 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, provides the student with knowledge necessary to operate, inspect and maintain aerial devices. Course content includes emergency vehicle operations review, classification and typing, vehicle inspection, operation of various types of aerial devices including platforms and ladders, proper location of placement and setup at an incident including driving, spotting and stabilizing.