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2024 Version NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Technician (NVRT 2024) - Fall PSTC

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2024 Version This course will provide an technician-level of information and skills as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents. Topics will include general vehicle rescue function/operation; incident management of the vehicle accident/rescue incident; vehicle anatomy, design, and construction; recognition and control of hazards relative to a vehicle accident/rescue incident; and the tools and equipment used at a vehicle accident/rescue incident. Course Goal: The goal of this course is to provide the student with an technician level of knowledge and skills necessary to respond to and function at a vehicle accident/rescue incident in accordance with NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 16 years old at start of course, 2024 NVRA & NVRO, & HMA/R. Student Equipment & Supplies: Pen/Pencil, Notebook, and PPE. Total hours = 16, CEUs = 1.6

Class Details

2 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat, Sun

Public Safety Training Center

Mark Ghion 

CEUs : 16



Please read:  Location: WCCC-PSTC, 65 Public Safety Drive, Smithton, PA 15479 • Starts: Saturday, November 16 at 8 a.m. • Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: The Pennsylvania State Fire academy is changing the vehicle rescue series in the fall of 2024 and going from a 44-hour program to a 60-hour program. The new series will be Vehicle/Machinery Rescue – Awareness (16-hrs), Operations (28-hrs), & Technician (16-hrs) level. This new program is to include, but not confirmed at this time to include two (2) different certification versions 1) Department of Health Technician (currently offered) and/or Pro Board Certification for Vehicle/Machinery Rescue I. Please Note – we have not received all the information at this time, and the fall schedule and title is subject to change when the final version is released. We have requested to pilot the Pro Board certification in the fall as well, but no guarantees can be made due to multiple training facilities requesting this certification at one time. For those completing the PSTC series, the new piloted Pro board will be provided for free at this time, except for material fees. Material fees have yet to be determined at this time. Tentative Pilot for Vehicle/Machinery Rescue I Fall PSTC • Class ID: N/A • Starts: Friday, December 13, Report Time of 6 p.m. • Written: Friday, December 13, Report Time of 6 p.m. • Skills: Saturday, December 14, Report Time of 7:30 a.m. • Skills Overflow Day (if needed): Sunday, December 15, Report Time of 7:30 a.m. • Application Deadline: November 22 by 4 p.m. at the PSTC ? Anticipated Application for Pilot Exam:



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Registration Closes On
Saturday, November 16, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
11/16/2024 - 11/17/2024 Weekly - Sun, Sat 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Smithton, Public Safety Training Center  Map Mark Ghion  ClassRoom