Apparatus Driver/Operator- Aerial


NFPA Standard: 1002, 2014, Chapters 4 and 6

Accredited: IFSAC: Yes NPQS: Yes

Prerequisites: Firefighter I (HM Awareness/Operations)

Description: The Apparatus Driver Operator - Aerial is a person that can safely operate an apparatus equipped with a permanently mounted aerial device and all systems associated with the apparatus and device, safely operate the apparatus over streets and highways, set up, stabilize an aerial device for operations at an emergency to provide rescue, ventilation and egress for victims and firefighters, and operate an elevated water delivery system. 

Requirements for Certification:Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher 

Reference List: NFPA 1002 Standard for Driver Operator Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition, IFSTA Aerial Apparatus Driver Operator, 1st Edition, IFSTA Pumping Apparatus Driver Operator, 2nd Edition

Click here to view the Skills Compentencies.

Click here to view the Aerial Task Book.