Responder Intervention Team - Basic

Responder Intervention Team - Basic : 16.00 Hours

Course Description

This Cornerstone version introduces students to the basics of Responder Intervention Team (RIT) operations and tactical and strategic operations related to downed firefighters. Discussion covers firefighter case studies, RIT tools, staging, RASP, size up, accountability, equipment demonstrations, victim extrication/disentanglement, and managing the "Mayday." Preventive or proactive methods of avoiding situations where fire fighters are trapped are highlighted. Practical reactive techniques or mitigation of a downed responder are demonstrated and practiced as a part of this "hands on" class. NOTE: Protective Clothing Required -- Participants must furnish approved helmet, turn out gear, eye protection, gloves, SCBA and boots for this class. This course is delivered at local fire departments


  Syllabus - RIT Basic.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 GARY CONEY

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

Upcoming Classes

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altamont Mon, Apr 15 2024 -
Mon, Apr 15 2024

assumption Thu, Sep 19 2024 -
Thu, Sep 19 2024

byron Sat, Sep 28 2024 -
Sun, Sep 29 2024
(Saturday, September 28 from 8am-5pm & Sunday, September 29 from 8am-5pm.)

Applicable Credits

Hours 4