Building on skills acquired from the RS Rescue Awareness & Ops program, students will be introduced to a variety of advanced level vehicle rescue incidents, their challenges and the different tools and equipment that may be required to assist in incident resolution. These types of incidents include vehicles in unique or precarious positions as well as advanced extrication techniques using a variety of different hydraulic, electric and pneumatic tools and equipment.
As part of a team, you will also learn to act as a Rescue Sector Officer (RSO) for portions of the training. As part of the RSO introduction and development, you will learn the importance of maintaining crew safety and the development of stabilization and extrication plans. These advanced skills taught will shape students to begin working as part of an advanced vehicle rescue team. Upon completion of all skill sets, you and your now “ready to respond” crew will engage in real time staged multi-vehicle extrication scenarios. Upon Successful completion of all of these requirements, an NFPA 1006 compliant Level I Vehicle Rescue certificate will be issued.
This course covers all NFPA 1006 Chapter 10 Level 1 requirements plus the following:
- Advanced vehicle stabilization techniques
- Advanced vehicle extrication techniques
- Rescue Sector Officer introduction and development
- Use, care and inspection of all specialized tools and equipment
RS Rescue NFPA 1670 Operations Level Vehicle Rescue certificate
Pre-Course E-Learning session must be completed prior to practical training
Submit completed Medical Questionnaire/Waiver form
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Practical on the training grounds: 2 days
Student must bring: Safety footwear, safety glasses, and weather appropriate work gloves.
$400 + HST
Course fee must be paid when registering. RS Rescue reserves the right to cancel up to one week prior to any course in which the minimum registration is not achieved.
This program is conducted entirely outside. Please dress appropriately based on forecasted weather conditions.
Candidates should expect to participate in lengthy, physically demanding training exercises and therefore be in good physical condition.
Use of fire department bunker gear or coveralls is acceptable providing you have permission from the Fire Chief of designate.
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