Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator : 24 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

This 24-hour 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. Students will be required to operate aerial apparatus during a final practical.


Syllabus

  Aerial Apparatus DO Syllabus V1.1.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • driver/operator
  • fire fighting

Prerequisites:

  • Driver/Operator - Pumper Certification
  • Fire Apparatus Engineer Certification or

IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.



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