Basic Auto Extrication

Basic Auto Extrication : 4.00-12.00 Hours

Course Description

This course provides basics hands-on training for fire and rescue personnel in size-up, stabilization, hazard control, patient access, disentanglement and scene control techniques at automobile accidents involving one or two vehicles remaining on their wheels. Emphasis is placed on proper choice, placement and use of equipment available locally. From hand tools such as bars and hack saws, to electric tools such as nibblers and recip saws, to air powered tools like air chisels and impact wrenches, to heavy hydraulic tools – all are employed depending on local capabilities. Arrangements may be made for larger division or county classes to provide a cache of tools for the class. The vehicles used for class are provided by and disposed of by the local fire department. NOTE: Protective Clothing Required -- Participants must furnish approved helmet, fire boots or leather safety boots, eye protection, gloves, coveralls or turnout gear for class. Vehicles for actual extrication exercises must be supplied locally.


  Syllabus - Basic Auto.pdf

This course is part of the following Program


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact MICHAEL FORREST

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact MICHAEL FORREST or your regional representative.

Upcoming Classes

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roanoke Tue, Apr 16 2024 -
Tue, Apr 16 2024

alhambra Tue, Apr 23 2024 -
Tue, Apr 23 2024

altamont Sat, May 4 2024 -
Sat, May 4 2024

pekin Sat, May 11 2024 -
Sat, May 11 2024

waterloo Sat, May 11 2024 -
Sat, May 11 2024

Applicable Credits

Hours 4