Airport Fire Fighter

(NFPA 1003, 2015 Edition)


This 40-hour training program is designed to provide response personnel or company personnel with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) as described in Chapter 4 of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1003, Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2015 ed.). This course is Pro Board accredited, providing internationally recognized certification for emergency response professionals. Delegates must undergo an examination and skills evaluation, which if completed successfully will result in Pro Board Certification


40 hours (5 days)

Pre-Requisite Training
  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II

Topics covered
  • Qualifications for ARFF Personnel

  • Airport Familiarization

  • Aircraft Familiarization

  • Safety and Aircraft Hazards

  • Communications

  • Rescue

  • Extinguishing Agents

  • Apparatus

  • Fire Suppression, Ventilation, and Overhaul

  • Driver/Operator

  • Airport Emergency Planning

  • Strategic and Tactical Operations