*All courses meet and exceed NFPA 1407 – All courses can be customized to your agency size or shift schedules
This is an interactive, hands on program module that will provide all members with rapid fire survival techniques and maneuvers when endangered by threatening fireground dynamics. This course provides firefighters with rapid egress techniques. Participants will be engaged in and taught Recognition Primed Decision-Making survival methods, individually as well as with their partners to acquire skills to survive in the modern day, aggressive fire landscape. This module is spent building ‘Prevention’ and ‘Individual ‘Survivability’ skills into each firefighter (and preparing them to be members of a RIT). Skills include: Practiced radio communications, SCBA emergencies, MAYDAY parameters, Disorientation emergencies and Emergency escape techniques with Above grade and Below grade bailouts.
Rapid intervention begins with practiced, ‘RIT for Reality’ techniques. This course teaches rapid intervention skills in several stages: Firefighter Survival, Firefighter Rescue, and Rapid Intervention Group Operations (inside and outside teams). Individual techniques and skills involved in firefighter rescue. This module is spent building ‘Recognition’ and ‘Operating as a Team’ skills into each firefighter, preparing them to be efficient RIT team members. Skills include: Windshield size ups, Exiting the truck assignments, Establishing Rapid Deployment areas, Emergency air supply, RIT pack management, Searching for a firefighter, Assessing and packaging a firefighter, Drags and carries, Ladder rescues, Rescues from entanglements, Breaches, Above and below grade skills, Positions and team assignments, Proactive behaviors, Tool use and Preforming as a RIT officer. All skills learned will be combined into scenarios operating as a RIT under realistic training conditions in response to a MAYDAY.
This module covers the basics of commanding rapid intervention team operations, RIT Group Supervisor roles and where it fits into the command system during normal operations and when the team is activated and deployed. Members will Command multiple incidents acting as the IC or RIT Group Supervisor during actual RIT deployment operations. Skills include: RIT staffing, Auto-aid/mutual-aid, Member assignments and responsibilities, Role of the RIT officer, RIT tools, Proactive fire ground tasks, Commanding fire ground MAYDAY operations and the need for ongoing RIT training for firefighters and Command.
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