USAR Rope Rescue Operations 3/11-3/15/19 (9963)
Rope Rescue Level I (Operations) is a course designed to train rescuers in high and low angle rescue/recovery. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 Chapters 5 & 6.1. The student will
be trained on rescue knots, rope systems, anchor systems, raise/lower techniques, ascending rope,
patient packaging, stoke basket operations, rappelling & rope theory. Emphasis will be placed on
safety, raising, lowering, belay operations, and moving a victim in high/low angle environments.
This course is a pre-requisite for the remaining USAR/TRT courses.
USAR Confined Space Rescue Ops/Tech 4/15-4/19/2019 (9947)
Confined Space Rescue Level I & II is a 40-hour course designed to train rescuers in all aspects of a confined space emergency, including rescue and recovery.
USAR Vehicle & Machinery Rescue Technician (Level 2) 3/25-3/29/2019
Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician is designed to train rescuers in vehicle and machinery extrication.
Live Fire Training Instructor Refresher 3/8/2019 (9946)
This 8 hour course will review incidents that have occurred, cover program updates, legislative issues, practical applications, case histories, and new technologies and end with a live burn. The program will be required to be completed for renewal of the Live Fire Training Instructor certification.
Live Fire Training Instructor – 3/5/2019-3/8/2019 (9945)
This curriculum is designed to deliver a comprehensive live fire training program, within a safe and controlled environment, in accordance with NFPA 1402, NFPA 1403, and NFPA 1500. Both lecture and practical will be used allowing participants to apply knowledge of the above standards to training activities. Participants must have Fire Instructor I or greater certification prior to class.
USAR Safety Officer 4/8-4/11/2019 (9957)
The task force safety officer course is a 4 day lecture and case study course utilizing the current task force safety officer curriculum. The course is designed to provide US&R personnel with the KSA's to perform deployment team safety officer functions while operating at a disaster. The course is delivered via digital media and practical exercises that include FEMA documentation and tabletop exercises. Students will also learn to develop risk assessments, tactical plans (TAP's) to include site safety analysis and form ICS 215A, as well as accident investigation. Comments from past students indicate the importance of this course not only for task force safety officers, but all managers and rescue specialists. This course meets or exceeds the objectives set forth by FEMA, uses the FEMA curriculum where applicable and is taught by a FEMA instructor.
USAR Technical Search Specialist 4/29 – 5/3/2019 (9956)
US&R Technical Search Specialist (TSS) is a 5-day 40-hr hands-on extensive course with core objectives based on the current FEMA technical search specialist course. Instructional staff utilizes a number of practical activities to ensure mastery of the technical equipment needed to locate victims in a structural collapse. Topics include role and responsibilities of the TSS, use of visual and acoustic listening devices, documentation, as well as GPS and mapping. Upon successful completion of the course, members will have obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities to fill the role of Technical Search Specialist on a US&R team.
Out of State Firefighters & DOD FF Equivalency 3/3-3/8/2019
This course meets the requirements of 69A-37.055 Florida Administrative Code - Florida specific requirements for Out of State Firefighters or DOD Firefighters who desire to challenge the Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards Course Examination. This will be a 32 hour course with an additional 8 hours available for the field work for Forestry's S-130, S-190, L-180 for the students that do not have those classes. (Forestry's 32 hours for the above classes are available on-line) Structural Collapse Awareness (on-line), FEMA I-100 and I-700 must be done prior to the class and a copy of the successful completion handed in the first day. Statewide emergency response plan, thermal imaging, positive pressure ventilation, company evolutions, air monitoring, firefighter safety and survival and new challanges will be covered.