Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Training

The Florida State College at Jacksonville Fire Academy of the South (FAS) provides a wide range of training and educational opportunities to emergency responders in both the public and private sector. Training levels range from basic skills and certification to advanced education with specific technical training, including shipboard firefighting and aircraft rescue firefighting. The Fire Academy of the South is home to a state-of-the-art ARFF training center, including a 727 fuselage for search and rescue, 737 mockup with 11 different fire scenarios and an E-One Titan crash truck.


This class meets all FAA standards for initial training for airport firefighters. The class emphasizes the lecture materials by reinforcing with practical applications in a variety of scenarios including rescue, airport familiarization and fire-fighting techniques. Students will receive live fire experience and training in accordance with FAR 139. Participants who successfully complete the course, pass the written and skills test, and meet all prerequisites are eligible for the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.


This five-hour class meets all FAA standards for recertification underFAR 139.  Students will refresh their skill sets in use of extinguishers, aircraft rescue techniques and operation of hand lines in controlling an aircraft-related fire

Tuition: $990*
*Includes lunch for four days, bunker gear and SCBA.
Upcoming Classes

*Minimum class size is 12

February 05-09, 2024
April 01-05, 2024
May 20-24, 2024
June 17-21, 2024
August 05-09, 2024
September 30 - October 04, 2024
November 18-22, 2024


For More Information:

(904) 997-4919