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Fire Service and Code Enforcement Academy

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Code FR220
Length 40 Hours

This course provides the student with the necessary knowledge to mitigate incidents involving trench or excavation collapse.


Topics include hazard recognition, equipment use, and techniques necessary to operate safely and effectively at excavation emergencies involving collapse or failure of individual, intersecting and non-intersecting trenches.


Course content meets or exceeds standards set in NFPA 1670.

Pre-Requisites Rope Rescue Operational - FR200 OR Rope Rescue Technician - FR210
Fees Fees
Materials Contact TFACA for materials list, Pen, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter.
Dates Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (Training Schedule)
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Other Notes

This course requires a high degree of physical fitness and the ability to cope with physically and mentally demanding situations.


Each student must provide hard hat, gloves, eye protection and non-skid shoes with safety toe boxes. Pen, Pencil, Paper, Highlighter