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RAPID INTERVENTION TEAM OPERATIONS
Code FF159
Length 30 Hours
Description

This 30-hour course is a comprehensive program designed to prepare experienced firefighters for the difficult job of rescuing other firefighters from a structure fire incident.

 

The course emphasizes the importance of Rapid Intervention Teams (RIT) being composed of veteran, well trained, and physically fit firefighters.

 

Major course topics include: MAY-DAY procedures; Rapid Intervention Team search techniques; downed firefighter assessment; air changeover procedures; drags and carries; extrication; 2:1 lowering systems; sub-level rescues; ladder rescues; the "Denver" drill; the "Pittsburgh" drill; communications; and accountability.

 

The first four hours of the class are classroom, with the remaining time consisting of hands-on practical training.

Pre-Requisites Smoke Divers – FR100 OR Firefighter Survival: “Get Out Alive” – FF175
Fees $123.00
Materials Contact TFACA for materials list, Pen, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter.
Dates Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (Training Schedule)
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