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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.

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Special Equipment -

● ANSI approved Safety Helmet
● Rescue type gloves or work gloves (not extrication gloves)
● Clothing suitable for outside activities (long-sleeved shirt and pants, coveralls)
● OSHA approved safety glasses

Recommended Materials -

● 24-hour SAR Pack American Hiking Society "The 10 Essentials"
● Appropriate footwear
● Map and compass/GPS
● Extra water and a way to purify it
● Extra food
● Rain gear and extra clothing
● Safety items: fire, light, and a whistle
● First aid kit
● Knife or multi-purpose tool
● Sunscreen and sunglass
● Daypack/backpack

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 350 In-State     $ 590 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - Wilderness Search and Rescue

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


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

Course Dates

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Monday, March 15, 2021Friday, March 19, 2021Prattville Regional Training Center -- Time - 0800Register

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