Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 1A 


Updated to reflect current California Vehicle Code (CVC) requirements and the 2009 NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. This course provides the student with information on driver responsibilities, recognized standards, and related laws for fire apparatus. Topics include basic inspections, documentation, maintenance, and troubleshooting fire apparatus, and techniques on driving and positioning fire apparatus. Each student also has the opportunity to increase his or her driving skills during simulated driving conditions.


Lead Instructor: Dave Sherman / Paul Guerrero

Location: North Net Training Center

Dates to choose from March 23 - 24, 27 - 28, 2017   OR   October 2 - 6, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fee: $ 375.00 per individual


Prerequisite: Fire apparatus driving experience on a public way. Option 1: Signed verification from the Fire Chief (form is on the SFT website); Option 2: California Class B driver's license, fire fighter restricted: or Option 3: California Class A, B, or C driver's license, fire fighter endorsed Fire Fighter 1 training recommended.


Upon class completion students will receive a California State Fire Marshal Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 1 Certificate.