|RAPID INTERVENTION TEAM OPERATIONS|
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|
|Materials||Contact TFACA for materials list, Pen, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter.|
|Dates||Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (Training Schedule)|
|Register Now||To register on-line for this course, please CLICK HERE.|