Trench Technician

Course Description

NIPSTA’s Trench Rescue Technician program is designed to exceed the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal “OSFM”, and provides students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform basic rope rescue at the NFPA 1670 & 1006 Technician level. Students will leave prepared to operate as a member of a regional team capable of responding to statewide emergencies involving CBRNE or WMD, where advanced trench search and rescue may be needed.

Upcoming Programstrench_action4

  • Fall: October 15 - 19, 2018

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  1. Clay Whiteley

    Trench Rescue Program Coordinator

  1. Course Syllabus
  2. Student Textbook
  3. Supporting Documents

Collapse Rescue Technician