Aerial Operators Course

Aerial Operators Course 

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). Hands On Program as well.

Program Length:  Didactic 6 Hours 45 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

Program description:

This program gives you the basis to become a Aerial Apparatus Operator - Driver. All the aspects of operating the vehicle that do not cover actually driving a specific vehicle. We can help with the driving of specific vehicles as well. Contact us, if you have that need as well.   
Upon completion of this program the student shall understand the concepts listed below and shall be able to perform certain tasks listed below as well:

  • Driver/Operator Selection
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Types of Aerial Devices
  • Common Features of Aerial Devices
  • Equipment Standards
  • Operations and Safety Precautions
  • Maintenance Program
  • Apparatus Inspection
  • Pre-Service Testing
  • Service Testing
  • Collisions
  • Personal Readiness
  • Rider Safety
  • Backing the Apparatus
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Tactical Considerations
  • Spotting Considerations 
  • Aerial Device Stabilizing Systems
  • Setting Stabilizers
  • Special Stabilizing Requirements
  • Operating Telescoping Apparatus
  • Operating Telescoping Apparatus Under Adverse Conditions
  • Operating Articulating Apparatus
  • Operating Articulating Apparatus Under Adverse Conditions
  • Rescues
  • Exposure Protection
  • Ventilation
  • Elevated Fire Streams                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ​                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hands On 12 Hours
  • Numerous Evolutions to prepare studen to become an Aerial Apparatus Operator - Driver.