Some Beacon courses are offered on a regularly schedule basis while others are offered once we’ve had enough interest. For these types of courses, we’ve introduced a new waitlist function. When applicable, just click the “Waitlist Signup” button and to add yourself to the course waitlist. Once the course minimum is reached, waitlisted individuals will be notified immediately of the course date, time, location, and provided a link for registration.
Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting (10-hour Refresher)
Course Information: This refresher course provides classroom and live fire instruction to develop the skills necessary to perform aircraft rescue firefighting duties. The Beacon Training Center (BTC) is one of 40 FAA-certified regional fire training centers throughout the United States. Located in Kenai, Alaska, it is fewer than two miles from world-class salmon fishing on the Kenai River. The BTC houses state-of-the-art training props that offer realistic fire-training scenarios while emphasizing safety as a priority. The 14,000 sq. ft. administration building includes multiple classrooms, student break area, control room and an apparatus bay that houses two aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles and a structure pumper dedicated to training. The facility meets all the training requirements for airports of all indexes. This course provided as a refresher to the 40-hour basic Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting course and meets all of FAR 139. It includes review of SCBA usage personal safety, protective clothing, fire behavior, extinguishing agents, portable fire extinguishers, tools and equipment, vehicles, forcible entry, ventilation, rescue, and strategy and tactics. Live burn evolutions will be performed and both written and practical skills will be evaluated.
Key Topics Covered: Refresher to the 40-hour basic Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting course and meets all of FAR 139. It includes review of SCBA usage personal safety, protective clothing, fire behavior, extinguishing agents, portable fire extinguishers, tools and equipment, vehicles, forcible entry, ventilation, rescue, and strategy and tactics.
Course Duration: 8 hours
Certifications Received: Yes
Accreditation: Per DOT regulations
Recertification Interval: Yearly
Prerequisites: Basic ARFF
Course Format: Instructor led / classroom setting / Live Fire; Conducted at BTC fire training center.
Offered based on demand
This course is offered based on demand.
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