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.
Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration.
Registration is only permitted within the defined registration window. Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Courses where pricing is listed as "grant funded" covers course tuition only. Overtime/backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.
Registration Opens: Tuesday May 16, 2023 @ 08:00 Registration Closes: Thursday June 15, 2023 @ 16:00