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RT: Vehicle Extrication I & Machinery Extrication I

December 4

Opelika Regional Training Center

1601 Talladega Street
Opelika, AL 36801 United States

This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications. Participants may receive certification for Rescue Technician: Vehicle Extrication I and certification for Rescue Technician: Machinery Extrication I. This course is designed to offer a combination of classroom and practical evolutions that allow the student to learn proper techniques to plan for a vehicle/machinery incident, establish fire protection, stabilize a vehicle or machine, isolate potential harmful energy sources, determine vehicle access and egress points, create access and egress openings for rescue, disentangle victims, remove a packaged victim to a designated safe area, and terminate a vehicle/machinery incident.

Due to the NFPA 1006 standard change, courses scheduled in 2024 can be located here: Technical Rescue Personnel: Common Passenger Vehicle Rescue Awareness, Operations, and Technician


(Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Rescue Technician: Rope I


Instate Cost: 350

Out of State Cost: 590

Required Text:

Principles of Vehicle Extrication, 3rd Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials

Special Equipment:

  • NFPA compliant full turnout gear or coveralls
  • Hard hat or firefighting helmet
  • Work gloves
  • Work boots or firefighting boots
  • OSHA approved safety glasses