**This class is delivered as a series classes will not be offered separately. Candidates attending must attend 90% of these classes. Certification exam will be delivered at the conclusion of the entire series of classes. 

Upcoming Classes:

Valleytowne Fire & Rescue

2769 Stewart Rd, Andrews, NC 28901 (cherokee Co.,NC) 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 1800-2200
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 1800-2200
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 1800-2200
Friday, August 11, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 1800-2200
Monday, August 21, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 1800-2200
Friday, August 25, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 1800-2200
Saturday, August 26, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 0800-1800
Sunday, August 27, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 0800-1800
Monday, August 28, 2017 Valleytown VFD; Cherokee Co., NC 1800-2200

 

 

 

 

Rescue Operations

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with the hazards of vehicle rescue operations, ICS, access, disentanglement, extrication, and the post rescue phases of vehicle rescue.

 

Vehicle Anatomy

This class will present the Technical Rescuer vehicle anatomy and introduce new technologies in vehicle devices which present hazards for rescue personnel. Topics included in this class are: vehicle construction, crumple zones, bumper systems, air bags, side impact protection systems, new vehicle innovations, propulsion systems, passive safety systems and active safety systems. Suggestions on how to cope with innovative vehicles to safely mitigate a modern vehicle rescue will also be discussed.

 

Stabilization Extrication

This class will present the Technical Rescuer the steps to stabilize a vehicle on four wheels, a side-resting vehicle and a roof-resting vehicle. The Technical Rescuer will also be introduced to procedures for the following: opening a jammed door using a hinge attack and a latch attack, how to create a third door, total door removal, sidewall removal, working with a collapsed roof, creating the roof flap, C-B-A roof pillar cut, procedures for total roof removal, trunk tunneling, through the floor access, how to displace a steering column, dash roll, removal and/or relocation of pedals, and how to remove and/or relocate seats.

 

Large Vehicle Rescue

 

This class will present the Technical Rescuer construction style and use of school, mass transit, and tour buses and heavy equipment rescue. The class will offer additional information on how to organize size-up, gaining access, vehicle stabilization, enlarging openings, disentanglement of victims, extrication techniques, and post rescue operations. The Technical Rescuer will be introduced to methods to control electrical, fuel, fire, traffic, A/C, and engine hazards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victim Management

This class will present the Technical Rescuer with proper methods for the movement of patients from a hazardous situation while focusing on the safety and well being of the patients and rescuers. Stabilizing the situation, gaining access, packaging, and removal patients from vehicle and machinery rescue incidents will be emphasized in this course.