FIRES109 - Ladders

This course covers the various types of portable and mounted ladders used in the fire service. Students’ identify the uses of ladders on the fire scene, various methods for placement, and maintenance of ladders while suppression operations are in progress

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: FIRES101, FIRES102, FIRES103, FIRES104, FIRES106

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Winter, Summer


  1. Explain the considerations addressed by ladder inspection, cleaning, and maintenance.
  2. Identify the parts of a ladder including markings and labels.
  3. Recognize the types of ladders used in the fire service.