Rescue Technician - Trench Rescue Operations

Instructional Hours: 30.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to function as part of an integrated rescue ream to extricate victims in a trench rescue operation.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include preparation and response, support operations and trench access, disentanglement, trench rescue equipment, and intersecting and non-intersecting trenches. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend all required classroom sessions, complete homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examination. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Trench Technical Rescuer I and II.


Personal Protective Equipment and SCBA (FIRE 099), Protective Envelope and Foam (FIRE 102), Pre-Emergency Response Training (FIRE 103), Firefighter I (FIRE 101) or equivalent AND Rescue Technician - Site Operations (RES-101) or equivalent.

Rescue Technician - Trench Rescue Operations More →

Instructional Hours: 30.00
Requires Medical Clearance
Reg. is Closed
Start Date: 08-25-2020
End Date: 09-15-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 07-07-2020
Registration Close: 08-20-2020
MFRI Southern Maryland Regional Training Center More →
Start Date: 10-03-2020
End Date: 10-24-2020
First Class Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 07-06-2020
Registration Close: 09-14-2020
Washington County Special Operations More →

Course runs on Wed. and Sat. scheudle. Saturday sessions begin at 0830 and end at 1530 hours.