Aircraft Rescue Firefighting - Driver / Operator

Instructional Hours: 30.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely respond and operate ARFF apparatus at the scene of emergency incidents.

Course Description: Major topics covered in the course are ARFF apparatus, fluid movement, fire pump operations, duties and responsibilities of the pump operator, response routes, vehicle safety, daily operator checks, airport signage, safe driving procedures, vehicle safety inspections, vehicle systems and day and night-time operations. Methods of Instruction include lecture, discussion, and practical skills exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, and demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Apparatus Vehicle Driver/Operator - Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Apparatus.


MFRI Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (FIRE 230) or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC certification as an Aircraft Rescue Firefighter.

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