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RT: Wilderness I/II


This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications,. This course will equip the student with the skills and knowledge to be able to prepare and operate in a search and rescue environment, evaluate lost person behavior, determine the need for specialty resources, apply appropriate search patterns, locate and process evidence, navigate in a wilderness environment, and manage certain aspects of search and rescue.

*Note, there will be a tuition increase for all courses starting after 10/1/18. Please click here for tuition rates after 10/1/18

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Work shoes or boots, rescue type gloves or work gloves (not extrication gloves), clothing suitable for outside activities (long-sleeved shirt and pants, coveralls), rain gear, OSHA approved safety glasses

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 320 In-State     $ 540 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - Wilderness Search and Rescue textbook pending

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Rescue Technician: Rope I
  • High School Diploma/GED

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, November 05, 2018Friday, November 09, 2018Prattville Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, November 12, 2018Friday, November 16, 2018Birmingham Regional Training CenterRegister
Monday, November 12, 2018Friday, November 16, 2018Huntsville Regional Training CenterRegister

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757