TargetSolutions’ Ground Ladders training course, which is part of the NFPA 1001 series, has undergone interactive updates to promote an engaging learning experience.

Serving as a vital component during rescue operations, the ladder is one of the defining symbols of the fire service. That’s why TargetSolutions’ Ground Ladders from the NFPA 1001 series of online firefighter training courses, is such a valuable lesson.

Equipped with new upgrades, including revitalized content and interactions, this course delivers key components of ground ladders and the purposes they serve during various fire operations. After all, it is critical for fire department personnel to be knowledgeable in the design, characteristics, and proper use of fire department ladders.

This course highlights the types of ladders used in fire operations, how to maintain those ladders, and how to safely carry and place ladders. The course discusses fireground safety best practices, as well as the rationale behind ladder failure due to metal fatigue and heat exposure.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the relevant terminology associated with fire department ladders
  • List the types of ladders used in fire and rescue operations
  • Recognize all the important safety considerations when using ladders
  • Recall how to inspect and maintain fire department ladders
  • Select the appropriate ladder for a job

This training course has 10 learning modules and a 10-question exam. If you have any questions about this course, please contact us today at (800) 840-8048.