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

Instructional Hours: 27.00

ACE Code: AAOTCO

Objective: To provide the knowledge and skills to operate a fire department aerial ladder truck and associated equipment.

Learning Outcome: 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. (NFPA 1002: Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications) A score of 70% or better is required on the final written and practical examinations.

Course Content: Major topics covered in the 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: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, audio/visual material, practical exercises, graded practical exercises, and final examination.

Prerequisites:
The prerequisites for this course are MFRI Firefighter I

OR

MFSPQB, NBFSBQ, IFSAC or DOD/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-S016-2018 Register Southern Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 01-15-2018
End: 02-05-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 01-05-2018 La Plata Volunteer Fire Department Inc. - Co. 1
FIRE-114-S020-2018 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 02-21-2018
End: 04-11-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-01-2018 Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. (Centreville)
FIRE-114-A013-2018
Academy
Register
Mirrored class on Friday
North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-15-2018
End: 04-06-2018 (Subject to Change)
08:00 02-26-2018 Frederick County Training Center
FIRE-114-S012-2018 Register North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-03-2018
End: 04-26-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-14-2018 Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department, Inc.
FIRE-114-S011-2018 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-09-2018
End: 05-09-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-20-2018 Baltimore County Fire - Rescue Academy
FIRE-114-S019-2018 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-10-2018
End: 05-08-2018 (Subject to Change)
18:30 03-21-2018 Boonsboro, First Hose & Rescue Co.
FIRE-114-S021-2018 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-10-2018
End: 04-08-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-21-2018 Salisbury Fire Department Station 2
FIRE-114-S014-2018 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-11-2018
End: 05-09-2018 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-22-2018 William M. Singerly Steam Fire Engine & Hook and Ladder Co. Sta. 13
FIRE-114-S015-2018 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-05-2018
End: 06-02-2018 (Subject to Change)
08:00 04-16-2018 Fallston Volunteer Fire & Ambulance
FIRE-114-A010-2018 Register North East No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-14-2018
End: 06-07-2018 (Subject to Change)
10:00 04-25-2018 Cecil County School of Technology