Rescue Technician - Confined Space Rescue (Requires Medical Clearance)
Old Course Code: RTCS
Medical Clearance Required Before Course Start
Instructional Hours: 33.00
ACE Code: RTCS
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 confined space situation.
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include safety, IDLH and OSHA regulations, extrication techniques in vertical and horizontal environments, and non-entry rescues. 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 examination.
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:
- Confined Space Technical Rescuer I & II