ATPC703 Aerial Operations


Course Description: The course curriculum can be designed around the requirements of the requesting fire department. Classroom lectures and practical exercises are conducted in the principles and uses of aerial apparatus, including the recognition of hazards which may be present during aerial operations. The curriculum also includes classroom lectures and exercises in the principles, uses and tactical and safe placement of platform apparatus.

Aerial Operations – ATPC 703

Course Description: During this course the student will learn a detailed description of:

  • Aerial Apparatus types
  • Aerial Apparatus systems
  • Aerial Apparatus operational functions
  • Aerial apparatus emergency response
  • Maintenance and care of aerial apparatus
  • Aerial Driver Engineer rolls and responsibilities
  • Aerial uses during rescue
  • Aerial uses during firefighting
  • Tactical uses of aerial apparatus


  • Uniform and Supplies: Students must bring gloves, helmet and proper attire for master stream operations and aerial exercises. Station uniform/long pants required.
  • Duration - 45 hours
  • Book - IFSTA Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/ Operator Handbook, 3rd Edition
  • ISBN: 978-0-87939-571-1 IFSTA Item #: 36723
  • Pre-requisites
    • Service Hydraulics (ATPC 1301) and Apparatus Operations certification (ATPC 1302)
    • Department ID or Firefighter I&II Cert
    • Driver License 



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Thank you for applying to CSRIPS during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are sure this wasn’t a decision you made lightly.  As a first responder, this pandemic will be something that we continue to deal with each and every day. 

Your first day of class is quickly approaching.  It is your responsibility to communicate to the staff should you be diagnosed, exposed or feel ill prior to the beginning of Day 1.  Not communicating with the staff, showing up to class not feeling well or being exposed and not communicating shall result in dismissal with no option to re-enroll in a future class.

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