703 Aerial Operations
BFST703 or ATPC 703 Aerial Operations is a 45-hour open enrollment, self-paced, blended, eLearning course with a 16-hour in-person component. It is one of the fire pre-certification requirements for Florida Aerial Apparatus Operator.
BFST703 or ATPC 703 Aerial Operations follows the JPRs of NFPA 1002 (2014) and familiarizes students with emergency vehicle operation, including the laws, rules, and driving techniques required for these vehicles. The course also includes a review of hydraulics.
The practical portion of this course consists of two 8-hour days in one of the following locations unless other arrangements are made with the instructor. Exact location and time will be confirmed on the course calendar.
- Wakulla County Fire Rescue
- Bonita Springs Fire Rescue
- CHAMILO_CODE 703
When completing an online or blended class through Ricky Rescue Training Academy, you will be held completely responsible for your own achievements. You must ensure that you work consistently and diligently to complete the coursework and related requirements in order to move forward. These open enrollment courses allow you to pace yourself, but will require sufficient self-discipline to keep up to date with the workload. Therefore, it is your responsibility to set aside the time required to complete the various units of these courses.