RES017 – 32.00 Hours

Schedule

Dates Location Class Price
Details 04/03/23 – 04/06/23 Humble, TX FP RES017 2 $800.00 Register
Details 05/29/23 – 06/01/23 Humble, TX FP RES017 3 $800.00 Register
Details 09/18/23 – 09/21/23 Humble, TX FP RES017 4 $800.00 Register
Details 11/06/23 – 11/09/23 Humble, TX FP RES017 5 $800.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

The Vehicle Rescue I course is designed to train responders in the knowledge and skills to prepare a firefighter to extricate victim(s) from a common passenger vehicle in a safe and effective manner in accordance with AHJ policies and procedures.  The course includes classroom lectures and extensive hands-on training.  The course mainly focuses on incident command, vehicle construction, lifting and stabilization, and equipment operations.  Scenarios such as vehicles off of their wheels, entrapments, multiple vehicles, and extrication operations will be covered in this course.

Successful completion of this course will make you eligible for certification to Vehicle Rescue Technician I through the State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).

This Vehicle Rescue course meets or exceeds the requirements for NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualification, Vehicle Rescuer- Leve I.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises.  This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion.

Topics

  • New Vehicle Construction
  • PPE Requirements
  • Supplemental Restraint Systems
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles
  • Accident scene evaluation
  • Vehicle Stabilization
  • Air Bag Operations
  • Patient Care
  • Hand Tool Operations
  • Scenarios and Testing
  • Incident Command

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel, including fire suppression, control, and safety personnel and towing operators.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Contact Information

Joe Easterling

Rescue Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-6553 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]

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