Structural Collapse Awareness
This 8 hour course gives participants an understanding of collapses, collapse hazards, how to avoid those hazards, and how to implement a collapse rescue response. Topics covered include: resource identification, site control and scene management, structural collapse patterns, visual and verbal search, and surface rescues. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1670 for structural collapse awareness.
Structural Collapse Operations
The Collapse Rescue Operations course is 50 hours and is designed to provide participants with the operational knowledge, skills and abilities to perform rescue at structural collapse scenes due to man-made or natural disasters. This course is designed for light frame and masonry collapse response. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1670 for structural collapse operations.
Structural Collapse Technician
This course is 80 hours and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform rescue at structural collapse scenes due to natural or man-made disasters. This course is designed for concrete tilt-up, reinforced concrete, and steel construction collapse responses. This course mirrors the FEMA US&R curriculum but does not provide FEMA certification. We have a network of Instructors that are members of FEMA US&R Teams which deliver the course. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1670 and NFPA 1006 for Structural Collapse Technician. Topics include: shoring construction, breaching and breaking, lifting and moving, heavy rigging, cutting and burning.
Structural Collapse Rescue refresher training
We also offer refresher training to keep teams in practice and up to date on the latest technology, skills, and equipment.
Our courses are designed for intensive hands on training with a minimum amount of classroom time. We can provide some of the equipment needed for the training. Please feel free to contact us for a quote or questions.