Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (Requires Medical Clearance)
Old Course Code: AFF

Instructional Hours: 48.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely and effectively perform basic airport firefighting operations as part of a firefighting team.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are airport familiarization, aircraft familiarization, military aircraft, ARFF tactics and strategies, ARFF communications, ARFF agents and application methods, ARFF ladders, forcible entry, ventilation, salvage and overhaul, aircraft dangers, haz-mat, and PPE, ARFF IMS, planning and mass casualty. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and team-focused practical exercises. .

Successful Completion : Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignŽments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the written and practical examination. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Airport Fire Fighter.

MFRI Firefighter II, or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC certification as a Firefighter II.


Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for:

  • Airport Fire Fighter

Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
FIRE-230-S001-2020 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 11-05-2019
End: 12-15-2019 (Subject to Change)
09:00 10-16-2019 Hagerstown Regional Airport Fire Department