Technical Rescue and Vehicle Operations (FSC215)
1.0 Semester Hours
This course provides training toward the Office of the State Fire Marshal Technical Rescue Awareness Certification and partial training toward the Fire Service Vehicle Operator Certification. The technical rescue awareness segment of the course covers identification of rescue situations, their specific hazards, and the appropriate responses. Successful completion qualifies the student for the Office of the State Fire Marshal State Certification exam for Technical Rescue Awareness. The fire service vehicle operator portion of the course discusses the safe operation of a fire service vehicle during emergency and non-emergency situations. The classroom instruction must be combined with a fire department practical driving exam for the completion of the Office of the State Fire Marshal examination for the Fire Service Vehicle Operator Certification.