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Vehicle Rescue Technician 9/9/24 at Newtown Vol Fire Co. Tremont

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Vehicle Rescue Technician (NFPA 1006)

FSC: 0729 Hours: 32.0 (Lecture: 8.0hrs / Lab: 24.0hrs)

Prerequisites: Age 16 and up, Hazardous Materials Awareness, Vehicle Rescue Awareness and

Operations (NFPA 1006)

Description: This program is designed to enhance the student’s ability to perform critical skill sets to meet the intent of NFPA 1006 Vehicle Rescue technician. During this course, students will review advanced vehicle and machinery extrication theories, techniques, and challenges that involve commercial or heavy vehicles, heavy machinery to accurately and safely execute the skill sets required for professional certification Vehicle Rescue Technician. Topics include: rescue incident management, heavy vehicles, complex extrication strategies and tactics for commercial or heavy vehicles, resource management, advanced stabilization systems, multiple uncommon concurrent hazard identification and control, special technical rescue equipment identification and application, specialized extrication tools, methods, and selection criteria, MCI patient care strategies, packaging, and lifting and moving, and applicable OSHA and NFPA laws and standards. The course is designed to prepare the rescuer for professional certification testing (written and skills) in accordance with NFPA 1006 Vehicle Rescue Technician.

Materials: Text book for the class is Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and Practice. Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbook.

Out of County Cost: $50, please make checks payable to the Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association on the first day of class.

Instructor: Brian Markovchick

Dates & Times: 9/9/24, 9/11/24, 9/14/24, 9/16/24, 9/18/24, 9/21/24 (The 9th, 11th, 16th, & 18th will be 18:00-22:00) (The 14th & 21st will be 08:00-16:00)

Location: Newtown Volunteer Fire Co. 36 Wood St Tremont, PA 17981

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September 9
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Newtown Volunteer Fire Co. Tremont
36 Wood St
Tremont, PA 17981 United States
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