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 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.
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.
It is an intensive one-day, 8-hour surface rescue technician class and includes 8 hours of ONLINE instruction followed by a full day of developing and practicing surface water rescue skills. The initial emphasis is on self-rescue skills. Other objectives include an in-depth look at such subjects as water dynamics, handling hazards and obstacles, using basic rescue equipment, controlling in-water contact rescues, pre-planning; rescue and recovery management; specific problems which arise with water rescue incidents; rescue from surface and sub surface, stokes litter management; ; a mock Search and Rescue (SAR) problem and much more. Information from this course is applicable to anyone confronted with potential water rescue, as well as the possibility of self-rescue.
This is an intensive two-day, 16- to 20-hour Surface Ice Rescue Technician class. It has two days developing and practicing surface ice rescue skills. The initial emphasis is on self-rescue skills. Other objectives include an in-depth look at such subjects as ice dynamics, handling hazards and obstacles, using basic rescue equipment, setting up technical rope systems, controlling in-water contact rescues, pre-planning; rescue and recovery management; specific problems which arise with ice ; advanced situations; hauling systems; stokes litter management; ; a mock Search and Rescue (SAR) problem and much more. Information from this course is applicable to anyone confronted with potential ice rescue, as well as the possibility of self-rescue.
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.
This course is designed to train fire service personnel in hands-on application of the techniques necessary to safely affect a rescue from an excavation or trenching cave-in. Topics include: Critical considerations while responding to trenching emergencies, evaluation of cave-in scenes, basic life support procedures and temporary protection for victims, specialized tool usage, shoring techniques, and below grade rescue safety procedures.
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