PCC/ CCOG / FP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 151

Course Number:
FP 151
Course Title:
Aircraft Crash and Rescue Basics
Credit Hours:
0.5
Lecture Hours:
2.5
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
7.5
Special Fee:
$0.00

Course Description

Studies aircraft and airport systems, practical procedures, techniques, and safety precautions utilized by rescue personnel during aircraft crash and rescue response. Organization of a crash rescue team, equipment requirements, scene evaluation, and tactical and strategic considerations are covered.

Addendum to Course Description

This course can be used as an elective towards an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection and fulfills the requirements for
the Fire Standards and Accreditation Board subjects for #25-06.  This course is considered introductory but may also be used as a refresher
in aircraft crash and rescue procedures and techniques. 


Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Describe aircraft structure and engine designs, hazards, escape
    systems, and airport runway and control systems.
  • Describe tools, techniques, and procedures utilized during
    aircraft crash and rescue operations.
  • Describe suppression procedures, rescue techniques, and
    strategies and tactics of aircraft rescue operations.





Course Activities and Design

The material in this course will be presented in a lecture and demonstration format.  Other instructional methods including guest speakers,
simulations, and tours may be employed.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The material in this course will be presented in a lecture and demonstration format.  Other instructional methods including guest speakers,
simulations, and tours may be employed.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Describe aircraft structure and engine designs, hazards, escape
    systems, and airport runway and control systems.
  • Describe tools, techniques, and procedures utilized during
    aircraft crash and rescue operations.
  • Describe suppression procedures, rescue techniques, and
    strategies and tactics of aircraft rescue operations.