Illinois Fire Service Institute


Technical Rescue Awareness : 8 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

This course is FEMA approved and may also eligible for certification with ProBoard. The scope of this 8-hour course is to begin to prepare local responders to operate as a local member of a fire department. This course is for the basic first-in company. It will provide first responders with the information needed to identify the rescue situation, its specific hazards, and the initial company operations to be performed. Subject areas include: standards, rope, confined space, trench and excavation, structural collapse, vehicle and machinery, water emergencies, and wilderness search and rescue.


  Syllabus - TRA.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • nfa-endorsed


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact HEATHER MOORE

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

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Upcoming Classes

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heyworth Tue, Mar 13 2018 -
Tue, Mar 13 2018

Thu, Mar 15 2018 -
Thu, Mar 15 2018

marengo Sat, May 12 2018 -
Sat, May 12 2018

rockton Sat, May 26 2018 -
Sat, May 26 2018

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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