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Fire Apparatus Operator: Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting


This course is based on NFPA 1002: Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, and may lead to Pro Board and IFSAC certifications. The course is designed for fire apparatus drivers who will be operating a fire department emergency vehicle intended to carry rescue and firefighting equipment used for rescuing occupants and combating fires in aircraft at, or in the vicinity of, an airport.

*Note, there will be a tuition increase for all courses starting after 10/1/17. Please click here for tuition rates after 10/1/17

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - NFPA compliant turnout gear- Minimum to participate: helmet, boots, gloves

Physical Requirements - You must be in good physical condition for this course.

Hours   16
Course Cost   $ 220 In-State     $ 440 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Aircraft Rescue & FF 6th Ed.

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Fire Fighter II
  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Airport Fire Fighter
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Successful completion of Emergency Vehicle Driver course

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Saturday, November 11, 2017Sunday, November 12, 2017Muscle Shoals Regional Training CenterRegister
Saturday, February 17, 2018Sunday, February 18, 2018Fort Rucker Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757