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Fire Apparatus Operator: Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting


This course is based on NFPA 1002: Standard on 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 for rescuing occupants and combating fires in aircraft at, or in the vicinity of an airport.

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   $ 200 In-State     $ 400 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Aircraft Rescue & FF 6th Ed.

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver's license
  • IFSAC or Pro Board Certified Fire Fighter II
  • IFSAC or Pro Board Certified Airport Fire Fighter
  • Successful completion of the EVD course (previous AO certification will meet the EVD completion requirement)

Course Dates

Saturday, March 11, 2017Sunday, March 12, 2017Fort Rucker Regional Training CenterRegister
Thursday, April 13, 2017Friday, April 14, 2017Muscle Shoals Regional Training CenterRegister
Saturday, August 05, 2017Sunday, August 06, 2017Muscle Shoals Regional Training CenterRegister
Saturday, November 11, 2017Sunday, November 12, 2017Muscle Shoals Regional Training CenterRegister

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