Illinois Fire Service Institute


Trench Rescue Technician: T Trench with Supplemental Refresher : 8.00 Hours

Course Description

Special Operations Training Program Refresher Courses provide hands-on training at the technician level. Participants will have the opportunity to refresh critical skills through classroom review, drills, and/or scenario exercises. This course
pertains to trench rescues involving injured or entrapped persons. The class covers the federal and state regulations, use of specialized equipment for atmospheric monitoring, emergency shoring systems, victim excavation, and employment of rescuer constructed retrieval systems. Special emphasis will be given to rescuer safety and scene evolutions involving various trench rescue problems.


  T Trench w Supplemental.pdf


Technician Refresher

This course is part of the following Programs

  • sotp
  • trench rescue refresher


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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