• Search and Rescue Team Courses - California

    Search and Rescue Team Courses - California




    This intensive two-day, 24 hour class. It is a mixed lecture/ experience learning course with lots of hands on practicing of animal rescue skills. Other objectives include an in-depth look at the uses of ropes in technical animal rescue, animal handling, setting up technical rope systems and much more. This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary so responders can work in "concert" with each other, guided by an understanding of horse characteristics and behavior.



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  • Public Safety Diver Courses - California

    Public Safety Diver Courses - California

    Specialized Fire and Rescue is a leader in Swiftwater Rescue training.  Our Instructors have over 20 years of Fire Service and Rescue Experience.  . We offer certified Swiftwater Rescue courses throughout California.  We are dedicated to providing the highest quality education for our students. We teach dynamic, scenario based Swiftwater Rescue courses. We offer a variety of swiftwater rescue courses customized to meet the needs of all river users.

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We specialize in the Swiftwater Rescue Technician, Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operations, Wilderness First Aid, Rope Rescue Technician, Large Animal Rescue and Wilderness First Responder Courses,with rescue training facilities near Sacramento, California on the South Fork of the American River, Yuba City, California on the Feather River, Sonora, California on the Stanislaus and Tuolumne Rivers, Truckee California on the Truckee River, Los Angeles  and Kernville, California on the Kern River.

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator Courses - California

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 1A and 1B Courses Introduces requirements for California State Fire Service Training and Education System Certified Fire Apparatus Driver Operator including pump testing, emergency driving, and apparatus maintenance. students will examine water systems, hydraulic calculations, pumping operations, and fire stream practices for Certified Fire Apparatus Driver Operator.

Wildland and Urban Interface Firefighter Courses - California

We teach NWCG Certified Wildland Fire Courses throughout California.  For a full listing of courses offered please visit our Course Info. page.

Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operations Courses - California

This 24-hour course is a must-have for any rescue unit involved in on-the-water operations.  Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operations includes both classroom and practical hands-on training in boat selection, recommended equipment, boat-handling, moving-water tactics, and boat-rescue techniques. This course meets NFPA 1670 technician level guidelines.

Technical Rope Rescue Courses - California

The National Fire Protection Association statute 1670 dictates three levels of rope rescue. The first and lowest level is awareness. The second is operations. And the highest level is technician. Rope Rescue Technicians tend to be the individuals who develop rope rescue curriculum for their respective organizations, while also taking the lead in complex rope rescue operations.

Large Animal Rescue Operations - California

Large Animal Rescue Operations (LARO) is an operations level course that encompasses aspects of large animal emergency response, and demonstrates what to do if a horse or other large animal gets stuck in mud, stranded on ice, trapped in an overturned trailer or other incident.  The specialized training needed for large animal rescue is encompassed in this LARO class through both hands-on and 

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All registration must be completed two weeks prior to the beginning date of the course. If you would like to register after this date a $25 late fee will automatically be added.


Jul 28, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014
Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Location: Alameda County Fire Station 25 - Click Here For Directions
Price: $ 199.00

Aug 01, 2014 - Aug 03, 2014
Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Location: Yuba City - Boyd\'s Pump Boat Launch Facility - Click Here For Directions
Price: $ 385.00

Aug 04, 2014 - Aug 06, 2014
Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Location: Salinas California - Click Here For Directions
Price: $ 210.00

Aug 07, 2014 - Aug 08, 2014
Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Location: Salinas California - Click Here For Directions
Price: $ 110.00

Aug 11, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014
Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Location: Truckee
Price: $ 350.00


  • Very Professionally Run

    The class exceeded my expectations and was very professionally run.  I highly recommend this class for professionals and novices alike.
  • Very Well Run, With Tons of Hands On Training.

    Rich the class was very well run with tons of hands on training, I was impressed with the staff (Brittney, Mike and Josh) the equipment…
  • Well Organized and Ran Smoothly

    I was impressed with the knowledge and professionalism of the Instructors. The class was well organized and ran smoothly. I recommend this class to anyone…
  • The Class Was Awesome!

    The Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations class exceeded my expectations.  With a very hands on approach, I learned skills quickly, as I am a very…

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