Trench Rescue Technician

About the Class

This intensive 24-hour hands-on course covers Technician Level Trench Rescue Shoring & Evacuation Rescue Skills in NFPA 1006 and 1670.

Skills Taught

Rescuer safety, understanding OSHA regulations involving trenches and excavations; preplanning; assessing soil composition/configuration; cave-in evaluation; stabilization and shoring using wood; mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic shores with the use of trench rescue data sheets; victim rescue/recovery; and incident termination.

Class Includes

CMC School Certificate of Completion
CMC Trench Rescue Technical Manual
Trench Rescue Data Sheets
CMC School T-shirt

Enrollment Requirements

Completion of Rescue Systems I or a background in basic rope rescue is suggested.

NOTE: Your spot is not guaranteed until you are contacted by CMC Rescue School confirming your enrollment. The Rescue School administrator will contact you 45 days before the start date to confirm the class will be held as scheduled. We strongly suggest that you do not make any travel arrangements before that time, as classes are subject to cancellation.

Class Fees

EARLY $699 when registered and paid 45 days in advance
REGULAR $729 when registered and paid less than 45 days in advance

Class Size

Limited to 24 students. We emphasize hands-on instruction and encourage participation by everyone in the class. Classes fill early, so register soon.

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