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DO116 - Modern Aerial Operations, Strategies & Tactics

Overview

Modern aerial apparatus are extremely powerful and impressive pieces of firefighting machinery. In order to utilize these machines to their full potential, it requires the aerial operator to have more than just a basic understanding of aerial operations. In addition, it is critically important for the aerial operator to be intimately familiar with the operating parameters of their specific unit.

This course is designed to teach the student the various applications and configurations that modern aerial apparatus can be utilized for. Emphasis will be placed on the specific capabilities of the hosting department’s aerial device. By the conclusion of this class students will have an in-depth understanding of the characteristics of modern aerial devices, how to properly position the modern aerial, and advanced aerial operational techniques.

Course Code

DO116

Length

16 Hours

Fees

  • $65 per student on campus
  • $950 flat rate off campus

Pre-Requisites

Aerial Familiarization OR Aerial Driver/Operator

Restrictions

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

20

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter
  • NFPA Compliant Structural Firefighting Clothing

References

Course Objectives

  • Student will know how to discuss the principles of stabilizing the aerial apparatus on level ground.
  • Students will be able to discuss the various components found on the modern aerial apparatus.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate positioning considerations when there is a known rescue to be made.

Other Notes

None

Register

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