Firefighter III – Trench Rescue Technician

This is grant funded with approval for overtime and backfill.

August 1, 2022 - August 12, 2022

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-4:00pm

Wait List Only


Designed for fire and rescue personnel who may encounter trench rescues as part of their responsibilities, Trench Rescue Technician is an intense, hands-on, 32 hour program featuring a combination of classroom and practical evolutions. This course will provide the knowledge and practical skills necessary to safely and legally mitigate a trench collapse or excavation emergency. This course meets the training objectives of NFPA 1006 and/or 1670, Chapter 11, to the Technician Level. The course covers topics such as rescuer and team safety, preplanning, equipment selection, atmospheric monitoring, personal protective equipment, patient packaging and recovery, OSHA regulations addressing trenches and excavations, assessing soil composition and stability, stabilization and shoring using heavy timber and pneumatic shoring equipment and emergency shoring of straight, “L’, “T”, and deep (12′-16′) trenches.


Detailed information is listed below.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-4:00pm

Open for Registration
Wait List Only


  • ICS 100
  • ICS200
  • Student Medical Release


Center Ossipee Fire Department

16 Folsom Road
Center Ossipee, New Hampshire 03814


Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Applicants will be notified within two business days with the status of their applications. Courses where pricing is listed as "Grant Funded" covers tuition only. Overtime/Backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.

Registration Window

Opens: Wednesday May 25, 2022 10:00
Closes: Wednesday July 27, 2022 12:00



Wait List Only

Registration may still be completed in order to add one's self to the wait list, though registrations are not a guarantee for a position in the course.

Registration is at an external URL for this event.

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