Rescue Technician - Trench Rescue Operations (Requires Medical Clearance)
RES-206

Instructional Hours: 30.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to function as part of an integrated rescue ream to extricate victims in a trench rescue operation.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include preparation and response, support operations and trench access, disentanglement, trench rescue equipment, and intersecting and non-intersecting trenches. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend all required classroom sessions, complete homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examination. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Trench Technical Rescuer I & II.

Prerequisites:
Personal Protective Equipment and SCBA (FIRE 099), Protective Envelope and Foam (FIRE 102), Pre-Emergency Response Training (FIRE 103), Firefighter I (FIRE 101) or equivalent AND Rescue Technician - Site Operations (RES-101) or equivalent.

Certification:
Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for:

  • Trench Technical Rescuer I & II


Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
Time
Reg
Close
Date
Location
RES-206-S005-2019 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 04-28-2019
End: 05-12-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:30 03-17-2019 MFRI Western Maryland Regional Training Center
RES-206-S001-2020 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 10-20-2019
End: 11-17-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:30 09-30-2019 Shaft Volunteer Fire Company