This 5-part training program, Aerial Apparatus: Driver/Operator series has been completely revised with all new visuals and updated information that reflects current standards and modern aerial apparatus features. Content presents the knowledge prerequisites of the current NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. Course development also utilized IFSTA’s recent edition of Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook, published in 2015.
Professional firefighters demonstrate the skills and techniques used to deploy and operate aerial apparatus at various emergency incidents. Demonstrations include stabilization, positioning and tactics used on scene. Also presented are the inspection and maintenance requirements for an aerial apparatus as well as safe driving techniques.