Rescue Systems I: Fundamentals of Heavy Rescue

Course Hours: 48.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to meet the need for technical rescue response of local responders that do not operate a technical rescue team or as a member of a regional GSAR team. The training presented within this course will help local responders operate during a catastrophic event with basic and minimal technical rescue equipment. This course will also prepare local responders to integrate into State and National technical rescue teams that might respond into their area.

Who Should Attend

Emergency responders who are not assigned to a techincal rescue team or GSAR.

Special Notes

Students in this class need to be prepared for long days outside in various weather conditions. Students will need to bring a technical rescue helmet (fire helmet will work), rope rescue gloves (structural firefighting gloves must be clean), appropriate clothing to work outside, rehab materials, and note taking materials. There is a night scenario the last day of class that will not conclude until after midnight.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
11/04/2024 11/09/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
03/31/2025 04/05/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
11/17/2025 11/22/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon