This course is the second course required to complete the requirements of NFPA 1407 RIT training.
How long is the course?
The RIT Technician course is a 20 hour course.
The course is split over 2 days. Both days begin with a short classroom element, the rest of the day focuses on practical work. Every student must pass a written test on the second day. On the final day all students will participate in a group practical examination scenario.
What will students learn?
This course covers:
- RIT goals and responsibilities
- Protecting in place
- Providing continuous air supply
- RIT in the ICS structure
- Complicated extrications/Rotating RIT crews
- Using the TIC to search
- Large area search techniques
- Denver drill
- Window removal 2&3 firefighters
- Below grade rescues
- Through the floor rescues (unconscious & conscious patient)
- Rope assisted search
- PPE removal of downed firefighter
What qualification will students receive?
On successful completion of this course students will receive a certificate of completion of NFPA 1407 standards. The certificate is issued from Prepare4.