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FF179 Basic Vehicle Extrication

Overview

This course covers the complete cycle of vehicle rescue operations. Topics include utilization of equipment, personal safety, response, assessment hazard control, support operations, access and disentanglement, and special vehicles. Extensive hands-on practical exercises are utilized to allow students to perform in simulated environments. This course meets selective objectives of NFPA 1001.

Course Code

FF179

Length

24 Hours

Fees

  • $97 per student on campus
  • $1,250 flat rate off campus

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

24

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter
  • NFPA Compliant PPE
  • NFPA Compliant SCBA

References

None

Course Objectives

  • Student will be able to describe a vehicles anatomy.
  • Student will be able to list the hazards to look for when arriving on the scene of vehicle extrication.
  • Student will be able to describe the processes for stabilizing a vehicle.
  • Student will be able to describe extrication tools used for stabilizing, bending, cutting, and disassembling.
  • Student will be able to describe how to disentangle a victim of a motor vehicle collision.

Other Notes

None

Schedule

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Register

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