FIRE-120 - Vehicle Rescue Technician Level 1

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 40 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/FIRE120.pdf

This course complies with the standards set by NFPA 1006 (Vehicles Level 1). The curriculum addresses the rescue skills appropriate to passenger vehicles and non-high-risk environments. Students learn how to establish scene safety zones, stabilize vehicles and machinery, isolate potentially harmful energy sources, and help to remove and transport a victim to a safe area. This course emphasizes the inherently dangerous aspects of technical rescue and the rigorous activities which must be performed in adverse conditions.