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.