Welcome To Rescue North Carolina

Training America’s Bravest Since 1994

Please be patient…I have re-launched my new website but making updates daily…My 2017 training scheduled is live but if you have a particular course you would like to schedule for 2017 or 2018 please feel free to call me at 704-507-6152 or email tsmith@rescuenc.com.

Special Message From Rescue NC; Owner Trey Smith

Trey Smith- Owner of Rescue North Carolina LLC.
Hi Y’all!!! Welcome From Rescue North Carolina!!! 
Thank you for visiting my website! I am excited to announce I am in the process of updating and
re-launching a new look for my website.
The 2017 schedule is up and ready for viewing,This new site will enable faster turnaround times for posting class photos and videos, registration for classes, and a blog from which our clients can share their comments, as well as an on-going educational format aimed at providing you with the latest in technical rescue information. In addition to our Rescue North Carolina facebook page, I have also launched our RSQNC Twitter and Instagram feed to provide our clients with up-to-date information regarding classes and other information. 


Your One Stop Source For
Fire & Technical Rescue Training Needs

We have been proudly training the emergency & tactical response community since 1994. Our international clients consists of emergency responders, military special operation units, and recreational organizations throughout the United States and beyond. Our training staff’s goal is to consistently deliver the highest quality training that exceeds industry standards and to meet your specific agency needs. Whether you are a government agency, industrial emergency response team, or outdoor enthusiast, we have a course to meet & exceed your training needs. 

We offer courses for the following professions: 

Fire & Rescue Agencies FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Teams 
Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Teams Law Enforcement Tactical Teams
Wilderness Search & Rescue Teams Military Special Operations Teams
Federal Protective Services Wildlife & Dept. of Natural Resources Teams
Industrial High Angle Rescue Teams Industrial Haz-Mat Teams
Industrial Fire Brigades Industrial Confined Space Rescue Teams
Tower Workers Outdoor Recreational Employees



Below is a listing of just a few of the course offerings we deliver. Our programs are targeted for responders not only at the entry level but this who are building upon previously acquired skills sets that are compliant with several National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and OSHA standards. Below is listing of the major categories of technical rescue we offer.

  • Trench Rescue
  • High-Angle Rope Rescue
  • Water Rescue
    (Surface & Swiftwater)
  • Vehicle Rescue
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Large Equipment & 
    Bus Extrication Rescue
  • Structural Collapse
  • Agriculture Rescue
  • Tower Rescue
  • Wilderness Rescue
  • Land Search Operations
  • Machinery Rescue



Since 1996, we have served as a Preferred Training Provider with Rescue 3 International by offering over ten swiftwater, rope, and industrial rescue courses.  Our RQ3 swiftwater rescue courses are considered the most challenging courses we offer.  Rescue 3 International is the largest certifying body of swiftwater rescue classes in the world with over 10,000 students who have been certified internationally. 


 In an effort to provide our students with more challenging rescue problems we offer training beyond the technician level, Out Rescue NC rescue customized specialist courses challenge our students with realistic scenario-based operations that include:

SRT Guide School Aerial Ladder Rescue Operations Extrication Specialist
Mountain Rescue & Rigging Advanced Bus and Heavy Rig Rescue Continuing Education
Night Rescue Operations Wilderness Rigging Industrial Rescue


We also offer several firefighter and fire officer level courses through our Flow Path Management website, as well. We recently added several new state-of-the-art fire dynamics and tactics courses aimed at training firefighters and industrial responders about the physics of fire behavior. Checkout our new Flow Path Management website.


We are also a provider for all Firefighter and Technical Rescue Courses for the North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshall.
All OSFM courses are internationally accredited through the International Fire Service Accreditation Committee & NFPA compliant certification courses. 

Click Here to View Our 2016 Class Galleries



2017 Calendar