This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 7, "Confined Space Rescue" as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2013 edition).
The course also covers valuable information about confined-space entry related to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), NFPA, and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and compliance issues. The curriculum meets and exceeds requirements for rescue training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 "Permit Required Confined Spaces for General Industry."
Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing.
NFPA 1006 Rope Rescue level I is not required but is strongly suggested before registering for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PPE Level 2 includes:
- Rescue helmet with a chin strap with 3-point attachment
- Rope rescue gloves, all-leather work gloves
- Eye protection
- Approved safety toe boots
Participants must pass the NFPA 1006 Chapter 5, "Job Performance Requirements" portion of the written exam to receive Level I and II certification.
Participants must pass Level I to receive certification for Level II. Written and skills testing for Confined Space Rescue Levels I and II will be conducted on day four and five.
Pro Board Testing
Participants are required to provide a photo ID at the time of testing.
Attendance RequirementsClass attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field excercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam.
Due to the amount of rope work involved a NFPA 1006 Rope Rescue level I is strongly advised before attempting this course.
Due to the nature of this training, a physical examination is recommended prior to this course.
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All municipal and industrial firefighters, as well as any other personnel involved with technical rescue incident response, and is designed to meet the training requirements of NFPA 1006 Chapter 7.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits3.6 CEUs
Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class. Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.
- Includes all course materials.
- Does not include lodging and meals.
Course size limit
- 25 students
Annual Fire Training School Information
If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:
Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
Annual Fire Training School Late Registration
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.