NFPA 1002 Driver/Operator - Aerial

DOP400 - 48.00 Hours

Description

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Driver/Operator-Aerial as described in Chapters 4 and 6 of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to operate an aerial apparatus during emergency situations. You will have the opportunity to practice apparatus operations, aerial positioning and stabilization, and aerial tactics.

In addition, participants who successfully complete the course and pass the written and skills test will receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) national certification.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Driver/Operator-Aerial as described in Chapters 4 and 6 of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to operate an aerial apparatus during emergency situations. You will have the opportunity to practice apparatus operations, aerial positioning and stabilization, and aerial tactics.

In addition, participants who successfully complete the course and pass the written and skills test will receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) national certification.

Prerequisites

For Pro Board Certification Only

You are required to provide documentation of being certified in the following:

  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter I

Prerequisite certifications must be either Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP), International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and/or National Board on Fire Service Quailifications (NBFSQ, i.e. Pro Board). The documentation you provide as proof of prerequisite must meet these requirements.

Course Completion Requirements

Pro Board Certification

Prior to course completion, you must be certified in one the following:

  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter I

Topics

Aerial terminology +Company truck operations +Controls and valves of aerial apparatus +Extreme operating conditions +Hydraulics systems on aerial apparatus +Raising and lowering with aerial apparatus +Safety rules for aerial aparatus +Stabilizing aerial apparatus +Standpipe operations +Techniques of spotting aerial apparatus +Tool requirements +Water tower operations +Working angles with aerial apparatus

Suggested Audience

  • Military and Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighters
  • Municipal Firefighters
  • Industrial Firefighters
  • Volunteer Firefighters

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

ACE+Pro Board+CE+Department of Defense (DoD)

Contact Information

Robert Barron

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-5562 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

DOP100+RFT001+ORT300NFPA 1002 Driver/Operator- Pumper+Fire Training Academy+NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & IINFPA 1002 Driver/Operator- Pumper+Fire Training Academy+NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & IINFPA 1002 Driver/Operator- Pumper+Fire Training Academy+NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II

Policies

Pro Board Testing Accommodation Information

Accommodations are provided for those candidates who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as disabled.

Candidates seeking special accommodation requests should:

  • Submit formal documentation (such as a letter from the doctor or a letter from his/her company's Human Resources Department) to the Certification Office.
  • Provide documentation that is dated within the last 5 years.
  • Provide documentation to the certification office on or before the first day of class for approval.

If the request is approved, candidates will receive one of the following allowable accommodations:

  • A testing room to oneself so the candidate can read the questions out loud to him or herself.
  • The test questions may be printed in a larger font (up to 7% larger).
  • The test may be copied on off-white paper (i.e., cream colored).
  • The candidate may use highlighters or a highlighter sheet.

Any requests for accommodations not listed above must be submitted to the Certification Office 2 weeks prior to the class start date. The request will be reviewed by the certification committee and the candidate will be notified of the decision of the committee.

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