Rescue Technician - Structural Collapse Technician (Requires Medical Clearance)

Instructional Hours: 84.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to function as part of an integrated rescue team to extricate victims from a structural collapse situation.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include safety and security, building materials and structural collapse, collapse patterns, hazard identification and building monitoring, US&R strategy and structure size-up, tools, shoring basics, shoring construction, breaching, breaking, cutting and burning operations, lifting and rigging, and victim considerations. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

>Successful Completion: Students must attend 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 examinations.This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Structural Collapse Technical Rescuer I & II.

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.

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

  • Structural Collapse Technical Rescuer I & II

Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
RES-209-S002-2019 Register
Course runs F/Sat/Sun. Sat and Sun sessions begin at 0830 and end at 1530.
Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-17-2019
End: 06-29-2019 (Subject to Change)
18:30 04-28-2019 Hagerstown Fire Department Training Center