Convenient, Cost Effective, Compliant

ARFF Training

10+ hour curriculum, based on NFPA standards and FAA 14 CFR 139.319 annual training requirements

Who Is This Course For?

Airports can ensure compliance with FAA required ARFF training for all personnel including mutual aid firefighters.

What Will You Learn?

This comprehensive 12+ hour curriculum is based on NFPA standards and meets the FAA 14 CFR 139.319 annual training requirements.

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What Is The Format?

Online learning content developed by SSi and reviewed by subject matter experts. Courses feature actual live training exercises and engaging situational assessments.

Why Sign Up For Our ARFF Course?

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Convenient

Available Anytime, Anywhere, Multiple Devices, Automatic Recurrent Reminders, Track Practical Demonstration Requirements

What’s My Investment?

Unlimited access to 10 Hour ARFF training Curriculum for individuals starts at $295 for an annual subscription. Click Here to calculate multi-user subscription agreement discounts.

Compliant

Developed by Industry Experts, Meets 14CFR 139.319 Requirements, Based on NFPA Standards

The ARFF Recurrent Training Center is a cloud-based solution for all emergency responders with airport responsibilities. Meet the 2020 FAA electronic/digital training reporting requirements with SSi solutions.

Features Include:

  • Automatic recordkeeping
  • Real-time management reporting
  • Track practical demonstration requirements
  • Recurring training notices
  • Cost-effective for all sized ARFF member organizations
  • Access training 24/7 anywhere on any device
  • Upload airport-specific documents (i.e. Airport Layout Plan)

Cost-Effective

Low Upfront Costs, Pricing Plans for ALL Sized Airports

Course Components:

ARFF Recurrent

Developed by ARFF training experts, this 10 Hour ARFF training Curriculum is based on NFPA standards and meets 14 CFR 139.319 ARFF recurrent training requirements.

Are you already an ARFF Recurrent Member?

ARFF Adapting Structural Equipment

This course provides comprehensive material about adapting structural firefighting equipment to Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting. Personnel will learn about tools and equipment normally used for structural firefighting, which are also used for aircraft rescue and firefighting.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 11

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Various tools and equipment used during aircraft rescue and firefighting

How to determine the best tools and equipment to use for the situation presented

How to appropriately utilize structural firefighting equipment, tools, and protective clothing

ARFF cargo hazards

ARFF Aircraft Cargo Hazards

This course provides in-depth information about hazardous cargo or materials that may be present at the airport. Personnel will learn about the different classes of hazardous material or (HAZMAT). They will also learn about different types of HAZMAT situations and the appropriate level of protection and safety precautions required for each.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 9

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Different classes of Hazardous Material (HAZMAT)

Hazardous cargo and materials that may be present at the airport

Different types of HAZMAT situations and the level of protection and safety precautions that should be applied

ARFF aircraft familiarization

ARFF Aircraft Familiarization

This course provides in-depth information about the different types of aircraft serviced by the airport. Emphasis is given to aircraft structure and configuration and is required knowledge for ARFF responders. Personnel will learn about aircraft structural components, aircraft engine hazards, flight data and voice recorders, onboard aircraft fire protection systems, aircraft emergency shutdown procedures, and basic aircraft configuration.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 6

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Types of aircraft serviced by the airport

Aircraft structural components and basic configurations to be able to assist in ARFF response

Steps for implementing aircraft emergency shutdown procedures

Aircraft engine hazards, flight data voice recorders, and on-board aircraft fire protection systems

ARFF Airport Emergency Plan

ARFF Airport Emergency Plan

This course provides comprehensive information about the airport emergency plan and details the responsibility of those who participate during an airport emergency. Personnel will learn about the different alert levels and how to respond to aircraft accidents and incidents and other emergencies.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 16

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Components of the Airport Emergency Plan and individuals’ related duties and responsibilities

Differences between emergency alert levels

How to react and respond to different types of airport emergencies and threats

ARFF airport familiarization

ARFF Airport Familiarization

This course provides comprehensive knowledge about the airport environment and the operations occurring around the airfield. Upon completion of this course, members will be familiar with the Air Operations Area, the Movement Area, and the airport layout.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 5

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Key components of the Airport Layout

Signs, Markings, and Lighting on the airport

ARFF aircraft evacuation

ARFF Emergency Aircraft Evacuation

This course gives an overview of emergency aircraft evacuation procedures. Emphases is on firefighter and passenger safety. Personnel will learn about the hazards associated with emergency aircraft entry and evacuation procedures.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 13 / NFPA 422

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Hazards associated with emergency aircraft entry procedures

How to proceed in the event of an Emergency Aircraft Evacuation

How to react and respond appropriately in the event of fatalities

ARFF emergency communications

ARFF Emergency Communication

This course provides in-depth knowledge about communication procedures between aircraft experiencing an emergency and the Air Traffic Control Tower, Incident Command, ARFF, and mutual aid responding units. Personnel will learn emergency communication procedures, how to complete a “short report,” and important information on aviation radio communications.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 10 / AC150-5210-7D

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Appropriate terms and phrases for improved communication with ATC

How to complete a “short report”

The Discrete Emergency Frequency and Basic Alarm Room Operations

How to communicate with ATC in the event of Radio Failure

ARFF extinguishing agents

ARFF Extinguishing Agents

This course provides in-depth knowledge about aviation fuel and fire hazards and the various extinguishing agents available to ARFF personnel. Personnel will learn about aviation fuel and fire hazards, the different types of extinguishing agents, and how foam extinguishing agents work.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 12

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

The different aviation fuels and the fire hazards they pose

The different extinguishing agents, and how and when to use them

ARFF hoses and nozzles

ARFF Hoses & Nozzles

This course provides in-depth knowledge about the different types of hoses and nozzles used by ARFF personnel. Personnel will learn about different types of hoses on ARFF equipment as well as types of adapters, nozzles, and tools.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 11

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Different types of adapters, nozzles, and tools used in extinguishing fires

The most appropriate time and situation to use each attachment

ARFF safety

ARFF Safety

This course provides icomprehensive data about occupational health and safety hazards for ARFF personnel. The course also includes an introduction to ARFF Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Personnel will learn procedures for maintaining safe operations. Personnel will also learn about common ARFF hazards, the effects of stress, safe accident scene operations, and PPE use.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 7 & 8

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Procedures for maintaining safe operations

Common ARFF hazards and the effects of stress

Safe accident scene operations and PPE use

ARFF tactical operations

ARFF Tactical Operations

This course provides extensive information about the tactical operations for fighting aircraft fires. Emphasis is on the different situations ARFF personnel may encounter during the performance of their duties. Personnel will learn about the different types of aircraft accidents and incidents; in-flight emergency operational procedures and tactical response, ground emergency operational procedures and tactical response, airplane crashes, incident management systems, response setup, and procedures.

Est. Seat Time: 60 Minutes

Regulation: 14 CFR Part 139 / NFPA 405 Chapter 14 / NFPA 402 Chapter 4-12

Upon completion of this training, personnel will be able to recognize:

Strategies and tactics for fighting aircraft fires

How emergency response works

The initial attack and fire control process

Best practices for emergency medical management

Types of accidents and incidents and how to respond appropriately to each

How to address situations involving military aircraft

Scott Simpson

Consulting Team

Scott Simpson, Chief Operating Officer-COO

Mr. Simpson has been in the aviation industry for over 27 years and holds a Safety Management Certificate from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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