Technical Rescue: Structural Collapse Technician

Course Hours: 80.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed for technical rescue response personnel that operate on a technical rescue team or as a member of a regional GSAR team to satisfy the requirements of FEMA for Structural Collapse Technician.

The training presented within this course will help technical rescue response personnel operate during catastrophic events that require the knowledge and skills necessary to mitigate and operate in structural collapse incidents.  


There are certain pre-requisites that each Student must have met prior to entry into the course. These skills are necessary to complete many of the scenarios you will undertake. Each Student will be expected to perform skills, which are prerequisites.

Pre-requisites are outlined in NFPA 1670; Training and Operations for Technical Rescue. 

Students shall have successfully completed Technical Rescue: Rope Techniques

Who Should Attend

Each Student selected for attendance is based on their position within the rescue component of the task force they are assigned to.

Special Notes

Students must provide full Technical Rescue protective clothing to include boots, coat, pants, gloves, helmet, and hood. All clothing and equipment must be in good condition and meet applicable NFPA standards. No shorts or sleeveless shirts may be worn.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
03/08/2021 03/15/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
02/07/2022 02/14/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 07:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/05/2022 09/12/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 07:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon