Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter
Old Course Code: AFF

Instructional Hours: 40.00

Objective: To provide the student with an in-depth review of the skills attendant to the duties of the Airport Firefighter job performance requirements (JPRs) of NFPA 1003: Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.

Learning Outcome: Upon successful completion of the class, the student will be able to apply skills and knowledge to safely respond at the scene of emergency incidents involving aircraft. A score of 70% or better is required on the final examination. Successful completion of a skills checklist is also required.

Course Content: 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: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises and audio/visual material.

Methods of Evaluation: Instructor evaluation, practical skills evaluation and final written examination.

ACE Credit Recommendations:
Credit Recommendation: The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in the vocational certificate category or in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Fire Science, Fire Technology, or Fire Service (2/09).

The prerequisite for this course is MFRI Firefighter II


MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, IFSAC or DOD/IFSAC Firefighter II certification.


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

  • Airport Fire Fighter