Airport Rescue Firefighter ARFF.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 14 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology

What is "Airport Rescue Firefighter "?

This program provides the education and training necessary to meet the requirements for the National Fire Protection Association 1003: standard for Airport Firefighter Professional. Upon successful completion of the course the student will receive certification by ProBoard for airport firefighter.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of tactical operations, hazardous materials, incident command, airfield communications, extinguishing agents, ARFF tools and equipment, and airport emergency plans.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of airport certification, civilian and military aircraft and airport familiarization, ARFF safety, ARFF apparatus, PPE, rescue and firefighting procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of FAA rules and regulations governing airport firefighting operations and airport certification.


ProBoard accreditation is accepted in 34 states and the United Kingdom


  • Must be able to pass criminal background check
  • Must have a valid drivers license


Student must be able to pass federal law enforcement background check and must have a valid drivers license.


Course Title Credits
(FST 1102 AND FST 1103 OR FST 1104) 12
FST 1707 Airport Firefighter 2
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