ARF300 – 32.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course is intended for command or potential command-level officers at airport fire departments. It builds on the basics from Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) school to prepare the ARFF Incident Commander to respond, size-up, and manage a large-scale aircraft accident; the course focuses on incident command, triage, and critical incident stress. In addition, you will participate in live-fire training to fulfill Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 139 annual training requirements.


One of the following must be completed:

  • 40 hr Airport Firefighter as per NFPA 1003 (ARF100)
  • ARFF Academy as per TCFP (ARF200)
  • or NFPA 1003 certified

As per Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Aviation Regulation 139.319, and chapter 4. ARFF personnel shall have a minimum of 40 hours in basic first aid training.

Course Completion Requirements


  • You will receive a copy of the TEEX course manual on the first day of class.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


  • Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
  • Office attire for classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


We recommend that you have Basic ARFF or NFPA 1003 knowledge prior to participating in this class.


  • Aircraft Emergencies, Tactics and Strategy
  • Airport Emergency Disaster Planning
  • Airport Fire Officer Development
  • Applying New Technologies in ARFF
  • Bulk Storage Facilities Emergency Management
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Interfacing with NTSB
  • Interior Aircraft Scenarios
  • Managing Large Scale Aircraft Accidents
  • National Incident Management System

Suggested Audience

Individuals who may need to serve in a command role for fire services protection at airports, including:

  • Military and Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighters
  • Municipal Firefighters
  • Volunteer Firefighters

Other Information


  • Registration for this course must be done 30 days before class.
  • Classes are subject to cancellation 14 days before class if student participation is low. The student will have the option to attend the next scheduled class.
  • If registering with a purchase order, please use our Registration Form and fax it to (979) 458-0506.

Schedule ARFF Training at Your Facility

Contact Tim Sullivan.

Contact Information

Tim Sullivan

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 321-6230

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