Advanced Auto Extrication (Technician
Level) 20 hrs
This class is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of the requirements specified
in chapter 2 of NFPA 472 standard (6-2.1) Response to Hazardous Materials.
NFPA 1670 chapter 6, Technician level technical rescue functions,
NFPA 1006 (6-1.1-6-1.8). Technician level functions.
NFPA establishes an Awareness, Operations and Technician level for vehicle and machinery rescue much
like the field of hazardous material emergency response. Each level has its own
capabilities as well as limitations.
Technician: level includes the capability of hazard recognition,
equipment use, and techniques, and leadership necessary to safely and effectively support, and participate in, a technical
Upon completion of this course, attendees should have a working
Scene safety, and safety zones,
Of scene management procedures
Vehicle stabilization, (both single and multiple car)
Determining access and egress points for the safe removal of victims
Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced level extrication techniques
Isolation of potentially harmful sources (airbag systems, fuel systems,
hybrid cars, compressed gas inflators, struts, etc.)
for fire, and establishing fire protection.
Basic patient care and packaging.
This class is open to a maximum of 40 students. 20
Prerequisites: a basic knowledge of hydraulic tools, stabilization,
and Intermediate level extrication techniques. (At least 16 hours)
must furnish their own personal protective gear. This includes: Bunker gear or extrication gear (NO Wildland gear), ANSI approved
head protection (i.e. fire helmet, hardhat), Face shield/goggles or ANSI approved safety glasses, Fire gloves or approved
rescue gloves (NO mechanic gloves), Boots with toe protection (i.e. steel toed).
Schedule coming soon