Illinois Fire Service Institute


Responder Intervention Team Rescue Technician : 50 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

Formally Rit under Fire, this course provides firefighters with the necessary advance skills to effectively operate as a member of a responder intervention team. Responder Intervention Team Rescue Technician combines classroom lecture, firefighter fatality case studies, drag and carries, breaching, heavy lifting with hydraulic and pneumatic tools, cutting utilizing a variety of torches, and hands-on scenario based training involving a firefighter mayday. Skills are practiced and honed under live fire conditions that will challenge each student mental and physically. This course goes beyond any traditional class by utilizing rescue tools and techniques in the fire suppression environment. This physically intense course meets and exceeds NFPA 1407, preparing the responder for our worst-case scenario.


  Syllabus - Responder Intervention Team Rescue Technician.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • fire fighting
  • on-site live fire
  • sotp


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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If you have specific questions about this course contact GARY CONEY

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Upcoming Classes

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champaign Mon, Apr 30 2018 -
Fri, May 4 2018

champaign Mon, May 14 2018 -
Fri, May 18 2018

champaign Mon, Nov 12 2018 -
Fri, Nov 16 2018

champaign Mon, Dec 10 2018 -
Fri, Dec 14 2018

Applicable Credits

As of 01/22/2018


Meets or exceeds 29 CFR 1910.134, 155-159 (i).


1001, 1500, 1710, 1720

NIMS Compliant


OSFM Certification

Some skills may be applied toward Certified Firefighter II and III fire fighting objectives.  Record keeping of specific objectives accomplished is the responsibility of the student and his/her training officer.
11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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