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Aerial Apparatus Operations

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Aerial Apparatus Operations

This course is designed to educate the driver/operator responsible for the driving and operation of apparatus equipped with aerial devices. It will meet the NFPA 1002, Standard for the Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.  The course will include types and construction of aerial apparatus, aerial inspection & maintenance, driving, positioning, stabilization, operation of articulating and telescoping aerial apparatus, strategies & tactics, and testing of aerial apparatus.  Students will be exposed to several different types of aerial apparatus throughout the course.  Case studies will be reviewed covering various NIOSH reports relating to aerial apparatus incidents.  Students should have a basic understanding of the fire service profession as demonstrated in Firefighter I and Firefighter II prior to registering.

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Class Details

5 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Fire Training Center

Louis Sclafani 



Please read:  Gloves, helmet, & proper attire for water pumping exercises, IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook, 3rd Edition ISBN 978-0-87939-571-1. This may also be purchased at St. Pete Gibbs Bookstore, 6700 7th Ave. N in St. Petersburg.

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Registration Closes On
Friday, January 26, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
1/29/2024 - 2/2/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Clearwater, Fire Training Center  Map, Room: FR-PT101 Louis Sclafani  Classroom