Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator
FIRE-114
Old Course Code: AAOTCO

Instructional Hours: 0.00

ACE Code: AAOTCO

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to operate fire department aerial apparatus and associated equipment. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to safely and effectively operate an aerial ladder at a fire or emergency scene. br>
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are truck company operations, tool requirements, terminology, techniques of spotting, stabilizing, working angles, loading, extreme operating conditions, raising and lowering, controls and valves, hydraulic systems, water tower operations, standpipe operations, ladders, safety rules, maintenance, and testing. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises. . br>
Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the written and practical examinations. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Aerial and Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Tiller.

Prerequisites:
MFRI Firefighter I, or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Firefighter I certification.

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

  • Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator - Aerial

  • Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator - Tiller


Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
Time
Reg
Close
Date
Location
FIRE-114-S026-2019 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-13-2019
End: 03-30-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-24-2019 Crisfield Volunteer Fire Department
FIRE-114-S024-2019 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-20-2019
End: 04-17-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-28-2019 Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department
FIRE-114-S018-2019 Register North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-02-2019
End: 04-23-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-13-2019 Carroll County Public Safety Training Center
FIRE-114-S022-2019 Register Southern Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-02-2019
End: 04-25-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-13-2019 Bay District Volunteer Fire Department #9
FIRE-114-S013-2019 Register
Weekend sessions may be scheduled by instructor
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-29-2019
End: 05-20-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-09-2019 Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company
FIRE-114-S012-2019 Register
Class will meet: 5/13, 5/16, 5/22, 5/28, 5/31
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-13-2019
End: 05-31-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:00 04-24-2019 Howard County DFRS Training Academy