PCC/ CCOG / FP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 233

Course Number:
FP 233
Course Title:
Aerial Ladder Operations for Firefighters
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Studies the concepts of aerial ladder operation and becomes familiar with equipment used in construction, operation and maintenance. Situations involving field use, deployment and operation of equipment are explored.

Addendum to Course Description

This course fulfills the requirements for the Fire Standards and Accreditation Board subjects for Apparatus Operator III #36-01 and is acceptable as an elective credit for an A.S. degree in Fire Science. This course is transferable to a degree program in Fire Service Administration at Western Oregon University or Eastern Oregon University.


 

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Perform routine maintenance inspection, testing, and servicing
    of aerial apparatus.
     
  • Demonstrate procedures for normal and emergency operations of
    aerial apparatus.
     
  • Describe manufacturer's safety system specification and safe
    operational limits of aerial apparatus.




     

Course Activities and Design

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


 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discus the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria for
assigning a course grade. A course syllabus will be provided.  Assessment methods may include one or more of the following: examinations, quizzes, simulations, demonstrations, and classroom participation.

 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Perform routine maintenance inspection, testing, and servicing
    of aerial apparatus.
     
  • Demonstrate procedures for normal and emergency operations of
    aerial apparatus.
     
  • Describe manufacturer's safety system specification and safe
    operational limits of aerial apparatus.