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Course detail: CERTDOA - Driver/Operator: Aerial
Certification Test for Driver/Operator Aerial, accredited by IFSAC and ProBoard.

PREREQUISITE FOR THIS CERTIFICATION: The candidate must have successfully certified at the Fire Fighter 1 level prior to being awarded this certification.

WRITTEN TEST: There are two (2) written tests with 50 questions each. One test covers common maintenance and driving knowledge while the other covers aerial-specific knowledge.

SKILLS TEST: There are four (4) skills stations covering maintenance, driving, and aerial operations.

LOCAL VERIFICATION FORM: There is a Local Verification Form that must be signed by the candidate's Fire Chief or Training Division Chief and submitted. This form is available in the Driver/Operator - Aerial Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.

STANDARD: The certification test is based upon the NFPA 1002, Standard for Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, 2014 edition, Chapter 4, General Requirements, and Chapter 6, Apparatus Equipped with an Aerial Device.

READING REFERENCE TEXT: The written tests are referenced to IFSTA, Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook, 3rd edition. The specific referenced pages are listed in the Driver/Operator - Aerial Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: The required personal equipment for each candidate is listed in the Driver/Operator - Aerial Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.

FEES: The fee for this certification test is $85.00 for Kansas fire fighters and $170.00 for non-Kansas fire fighters.

There is an additional $17.50 fee, made payable to the ProBoard, for the ProBoard certificate.

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