Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Basic Aerial Apparatus Operations : 4-16 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

This class is designed to provide Firefighters with a basic understanding of the design, maintenance, operation, and deployment of aerial apparatus. Students will be introduced to the various types of aerial apparatus and aerial devices that are used in the fire service, the inspection and maintenance of aerial apparatus, safe procedures for stabilization, aerial device operation, and the tactical deployment of aerial devices. Students will participate in drills that require positioning, stabilizing, and operating aerial apparatus and
aerial devices. Adequate time will be allowed to practice on the various types of aerial apparatus made available by the host department.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Basic Aerial Apparatus Operations.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • driver/operator
  • fire fighting

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



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Applicable Credits

As of 11/20/2017

OSFM Certification

Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal - All practical skills are direct Certified Fire Fighter II or Certified Basic skill objectives

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