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RT: Trench I/II


This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, and may lead to IFSAC and Pro Board certifications. The course is designed to offer a combination of classroom and practical evolutions that allow the student to learn proper techniques to make open trenches and excavations safe for victim access and removal. The class is made realistic by actual sheeting and shoring operations of "unsafe" trenches, by using wood, mechanical and pneumatic shoring equipment. The student will also learn and apply multiple skills in lifting practices within the trench environment.

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Special Equipment - Hard hat, work gloves, work boots (not firefighting boots), clothing suitable for outside activities, OSHA approved safety glasses

Physical Requirements - This is a very physically demanding course which requires student to be in good physical condition.

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 320 In-State     $ 540 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - Trench Rescue 3rd Ed.

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Rescue Technician: Rope I

Course Dates

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Monday, October 08, 2018Friday, October 12, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, October 29, 2018Friday, November 02, 2018Huntsville Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, November 26, 2018Friday, November 30, 2018Fort Payne Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757