This course will provide instruction for Emergency Vehicle Technicians on the repair and maintenance requirements of the today's Aerial Fire Apparatus. Course objectives include: Defining the terms and phrases commonly used with aerial fire apparatus. Principles of safe application and operations of aerial devices. Understanding and identifying of the operational physics of aerial apparatus. NFPA 1901 design requirements for aerial fire apparatus and apply NFPA 1911 testing, inspection, and documentation requirements of all aerial fire apparatus. Understand and identify aerial device hydraulic and electrical systems symbols and components including the application of accepted practices of service and repair of aerial apparatus. The class will include lecture, demonstration and hands-on instruction.
This class fulfills partial certification requirements for California State Level III Fire Mechanic.
It is recommended that all students registering for this class please bring a regular style pocket calculator. Cell phone calculators will not be allowed for use during the testing process.