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F-5 Aerial Maintenance 

Presenter: Kenneth Kempfer

This workshop will prepare the technician to take the EVTCC F5 exam. Course objectives are to define the terms and phrases commonly used with aerial fire apparatus, operations and/or testing; identify the design requirements for aerial fire apparatus stated in NFPA 1901; understand the testing, inspection, and documentation requirements of all aerial fire apparatus (NFPA 1914); understand and identify hydraulic systems of an aerial apparatus; understand and identify electrical systems of an aerial apparatus; describe activities considered to be accepted practice in service and repair of aerial apparatus; and understand the principles of operating aerial apparatus. Prerequisites are enrollment for the F5 exam and having the reference materials required for the F 5 exam to be used in the classroom

Required Reference Materials
(Participants need to bring these to class)
  • NFPA 1901—Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus
  • NFPA 1914—Standard for Testing Fire Department Aerial Devices
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Technology, Student Workbook
  • Any hydraulic reference materials with symbols, such as: Fluid Power Designer Lightning Reference Handbook
Technicians are urged to obtain and study the reference material prior to attending the workshop.
For reference material ordering information go to www.evtcc.org/exams.htm

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