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VEHICLE RESCUE AWARENESS (NVRA)

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

|This is a multi-day course (See all days in course)

One event on August 17, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 28, 2021 at 8:00 am

Course #

21-NVRA-1

Course Length

24 Hrs

Lead Instructor(s)

Scot Landis

Course Cost

  • In-County: $165
  • Out-of-County: $195

Course Goal

The goal of this course is to provide the student with an awareness level of knowledge and skills necessary to respond to and function at a vehicle accident/rescue incident in accordance with NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.

Course Description

This course will provide an awareness-level of information and skills as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents. Topics will include general vehicle rescue function/operation; incident management of the vehicle accident/rescue incident; vehicle anatomy, design, and construction; recognition and control of hazards relative to a vehicle accident/rescue incident; and the tools and equipment used at a vehicle accident/rescue incident.

Prerequisites

  • Minimum age of 16 by first day of class
  • PA State Fire Academy approved or recognized Hazardous Materials Awareness or higher level of Hazardous Materials training or certification.

Student Equipment / Supply Needs

  • Pen/Pencil
  • Notebook
  • Vehicle Extrication – Levels I & II: Principles and Practice (Jones & Bartlett 2012) (must remain in possession of the student throughout the entire course)
  • PA OSFC/BEMS Vehicle Extrication Skills Sheet Book (Must remain in possession of student at the end of the program)
  • Helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles)

Details

Date:
August 28
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EDT
Event Category: