This course introduces the proper methods of safely extricating patients from automobiles that have been involved in various types of accidents. This course is a combination of classroom sessions and field exercises.
Successful completion of this course will make you eligible for certification to Vehicle Rescue Technician I through the State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA). You must participate in all operations to receive certification credit for this course.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion RequirementsPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 5 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual under the heading of "Vehicle extrication and machinery courses."
TopicsNew Vehicle Construction+Supplemental Restraint Systems+Alternative Fuel Vehicles+Accident scene Evaluation+Vehicle Stabilization+Air Bag Operations+Patient Care+Hand Tool Operations+Scenarios and Testing+Incident Command
Suggested AudienceAll emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.