Rescue

The best rescue training includes extensive hands-on exercises in challenging, real-world environments. Courses in the Rescue Training Program prepare emergency response personnel to safely, efficiently and effectively perform rescue operations. Exercises include day and night scenarios and allow participants to apply skills at Brayton Fire Training Field Disaster City®. Rescue instructors have responded to some of the largest disasters on record, including the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, the space shuttle Columbia incident and Hurricane Katrina. Rescue training courses range from national certification courses to customized courses designed to meet an organization’s specific training needs. Rescue courses are offered globally, at the client’s site and at the Rescue Center and Disaster City in College Station, Texas.

Certificate Programs

Urban Search and Rescue Specialist Certificate

Industrial Emergency Response Specialist Certificate

Safety First

All students participating in training at TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field are required to follow all guidelines in the Student Safety Manual for the fire field.

Fire Field Student Safety ManualRescue Open Enrollment Schedule At-a-Glance
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Canine Search9P1330Canine Search Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 16-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to select, train, and work with current and future disaster search canines. This course is appropriate for canine handlers that will work with either Live-Find (LF) or Human Remains Detection (HRD) canine during search and rescue operations as part of US&R Task Force. Upon completion of this CBT course, students will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Canine Search Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Canine Search Specialist – Instructor Led Training course, which is 24 hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Canine Search Specialist – Instructor Led Training course code is 9P1331. Register now in the Canine Search Specialist – Instructor-Led Training Show less
This 16-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to select, train, and work with current and future disaster search canines. This course is appropriate for canine…
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Canine Search9P1331Canine Search Specialist – Instructor-Led Training
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Canine Search Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to select, train, and work with current and future disaster search canines. This course is appropriate for canine handlers that will work with either Live-Find (LF) or Human Remains Detection (HRD) canine during search and rescue operations as part of Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force (TF). Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of Canine Search Specialist on a US&R team. This course is 24 hours of face-to-face training. Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) Canine Search Specialist course (Course Code: 9P1330) that is approximately 16 hours. Register now for the Canine Search Specialist – CBT course. Show less
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Canine Search Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to select, train, and work with current and future disaster search canines. This course is…
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Canine SearchRES502Volunteer Program – Canine
Since 2006, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Disaster City have utilized an incredible group of volunteers from the surrounding communities to assist with Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) training and large-scale exercises. The very difficult task of training for a large-scale disaster or terrorist attack requires that emergency responders be exposed to the chaos and disorganization of a disaster scene. Our volunteers help create that chaos and realism. They make training and exercises in Disaster City? the most realistic in the world. Remember, emergency responders are depending on you in order to conduct training. The most important thing about the volunteer program is to have fun. Volunteers will learn about emergency response and how search and rescue operations are conducted. Training and exercises happen in Disaster City? year round. Announcements are sent as the opportunities arise. Make sure you have signed up before you show up in Disaster City to volunteer. All volunteers will receive a confirmation email indicating that they are signed up for a particular shift. If you are part of a student organization and would like to schedule a group to come out and volunteer together, contact Paul Gunnels at [email protected] or (979) 458-5636. Show less
Since 2006, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Disaster City have utilized an incredible group of volunteers from the surrounding communities to assist with Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) training and large-scale exercises. The very difficult task of training for a…
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Command Staff9G6100National US&R Response System Orientation – Computer-Based Training
This two-hour online course is intended to provide a general overview of FEMA processes and practices for entry-level National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System members. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the basic functions of a US&R Task Force, the general requirements to be on a US&R Task Force, as well as safety and post-deployment considerations. Show less
This two-hour online course is intended to provide a general overview of FEMA processes and practices for entry-level National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System members. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the basic functions…
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Command Staff9P5530Hazardous Materials Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 8-hour online Computer Based Training (CBT) course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform hazardous materials specialist functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. The participants of the CBT will learn how to prepare, deploy, demobilize, and return to readiness.  Upon completion of the CBT, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Hazardous Material Specialist course. Upon completion of the CBT and ILT Hazmat Specialist Courses the participants will be able to successfully perform the duties of a Hazardous Material Specialist for a US&R Team. Show less
This 8-hour online Computer Based Training (CBT) course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform hazardous materials specialist functions for a US&R team during a disaster or…
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Command Staff9P6130Planning Team Training – Computer-Based Training
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Planning Team Manager and/or Technical Information Specialist on a US&R Task Force.  Upon completion of this CBT, students will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Planning Team Training course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Planning Team Training – Instructor Led Training (course code 9P6131) course, which is 32 hours of face-to-face course taught over four days. Show less
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Planning Team Manager and/or Technical Information Specialist on a US&R…
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Command Staff9P6131Planning Team Training – Instructor-Led Training
The Planning Team Training Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Planning Team Manager and/or Technical Information Specialist on one of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) US&R Task Forces.  Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of a Planning Team Manager or Technical Information Specialist on an US&R team and participants will be able to successfully perform in those position on a US&R team. The Planning Team Training ILT course is 32 hours of face-to-face training. Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Planning Team Training – Computer-Based Training course (Course Code: 9P6130). The CBT component of this course is hosted for a nominal fee by TEEX. Show less
The Planning Team Training Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Planning Team Manager and/or Technical Information Specialist on…
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Command Staff9P7130Task Force Leader – Computer-Based Training
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Leader (TFL) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of a TFL on an US&R team, and be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Task Force Leader course. This course is the prerequisite that must be completed before students can attend the Task Force Leader – Instructor-Led Training course, which is 24-hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Task Force Leader – Instructor-Led Training course code is 9P7131. Show less
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Leader (TFL) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Upon…
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Command Staff9P7131Task Force Leader – Instructor-Led Training
The Task Force Leader Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the Task Force Leader (TFL) function.  Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of TFL on a US&R team. The Task Force Leader ILT course is 24 hours of face-to-face training.  Prior to attending this course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) component of the Task Force Leader course (Course Code: 9P7130) that is approximately eight hours.    The CBT component of this course is hosted for free by TEEX. Register now for the Task Force Leader-CBT course. Show less
The Task Force Leader Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the Task Force Leader (TFL) function.  Upon completion of the course, participants…
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Command Staff9P7230Task Force Safety Officer – Computer-Based Training
This five-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Safety Officer (TFSO) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of a TFSO on an US&R team, and be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Task Force Safety Officer course. This course is the prerequisite that must be completed before students can attend the Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor-Led Training course, which is 25-hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor-Led Training course code is 9P7231. Show less
This five-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Safety Officer (TFSO) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned…
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Command Staff9P7231Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor Led Course
The Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Task Force Safety Officer (TFSO) on one a US&R task force. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of TFSO on a US&R task force. The Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course is 25 hours of face-to-face training. Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Task Force Safety Officer – Computer Based Training (CBT) course (course code: 9P7230) that is 6 hours. Show less
The Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Task Force Safety Officer (TFSO) on one a US&R task force. Upon…
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Command Staff9P9130Incident Support Team – Computer-Based Training
This eight-hour online course provides members of the Incident Support Team (IST) with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as members of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Incident Support Team. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of an IST member. Search and Rescue teams or State Emergency Management Agencies interested to receive customized training regarding the establishment and management of a State US&R Incident Support Teams or ESF-9 Overhead Team should contact TEEX US&R Program for more information. A customized course can be delivered at your location using members of the FEMA National Incident Support Teams. Show less
This eight-hour online course provides members of the Incident Support Team (IST) with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as members of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Incident Support…
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Confined Space RescueRES102NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Confined Space Awareness, Operations & Technician
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 7.  The course also covers valuable information about Confined-Space entry related to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), NFPA, and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and compliance issues.  The curriculum meets and exceeds requirements for rescue training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 “Permit Required Confined Spaces for General Industry.”Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro-Board) written exam and skills testing. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 7.  The course also covers valuable information about Confined-Space entry related to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), NFPA, and American National Standards…
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Confined Space RescueRES302Artificial High Direction Meets Confined Spaces
This course is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities required to perform advanced rope rescue operations utilizing methodologies, protocols, and management techniques as it deals with Artificial High Directional (AHD) in a confined space environment.The course is a 4-day advanced level course for rescue professionals and emergency responders.  The AHD is a hands-on training course covering the correct implementation and use of artificial high directional in a confined space-based setting.  AHD teaches professionals working within the rope rescue environment the many benefits of using constructed artificial high points in their work with proven high angle rope rescue techniques.  This course touches on the use of advanced rope systems, and confined space theories, although the focus is on the construction of the AHD themselves in small spaces.  These techniques will be applied in and around vertical, horizontal vessels/shafts, columns unique to the USS Lexington in Corpus Christi Texas.The course will cover several advanced set-up positions and the proper set-up method for any manufactured or improvised AHD (Arizona Vortex/Terradaptor).  This extensive course also covers working with the monopod (gin pole), A-frame, Inline A-frame, tandem AHD’s and so much more.  This workshop will be held in conjunction with PETZL Rescue. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities required to perform advanced rope rescue operations utilizing methodologies, protocols, and management techniques as it deals with Artificial High Directional (AHD) in a confined space environment.The course is a…
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Confined Space RescueROL211Rope Rescue Hardware
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize the appropriate use of common mechanical devices utilized in the rope rescue environment. Participants will also learn the proper loading and operation of these devices when integrated into a lowering or hauling system. Show less
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize the appropriate use of common mechanical devices utilized in the rope rescue environment. Participants will also learn the proper loading and operation of these devices when integrated into a…
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Confined Space RescueROL212Rescue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use and Care
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize situationally appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a variety of response areas. Participants will also be able to identify the appropriate use and care for PPE commonly used in the rescue environment. Show less
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize situationally appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a variety of response areas. Participants will also be able to identify the appropriate use and care for PPE commonly used in the…
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Developing a State/Regional CBRNE Task Force9G5410Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Computer-Based Training
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn the essential requirements for safe operations in contaminated environments as described in Annex B, Concept of Operations (ConOps): US&R Operations in a Contaminated Environment, which is located in the National US&R Response System Operations Manual. Upon completion of the CBT component, participants will attend the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component for hands-on, skills-related training necessary for operating in contaminated environments. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course, which is four hours of face-to-face course taught over half a day. The Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course code is 9G5420. Show less
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn…
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Disaster City Volunteer ProgramRES502Volunteer Program – Canine
Since 2006, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Disaster City have utilized an incredible group of volunteers from the surrounding communities to assist with Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) training and large-scale exercises. The very difficult task of training for a large-scale disaster or terrorist attack requires that emergency responders be exposed to the chaos and disorganization of a disaster scene. Our volunteers help create that chaos and realism. They make training and exercises in Disaster City? the most realistic in the world. Remember, emergency responders are depending on you in order to conduct training. The most important thing about the volunteer program is to have fun. Volunteers will learn about emergency response and how search and rescue operations are conducted. Training and exercises happen in Disaster City? year round. Announcements are sent as the opportunities arise. Make sure you have signed up before you show up in Disaster City to volunteer. All volunteers will receive a confirmation email indicating that they are signed up for a particular shift. If you are part of a student organization and would like to schedule a group to come out and volunteer together, contact Paul Gunnels at [email protected] or (979) 458-5636. Show less
Since 2006, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Disaster City have utilized an incredible group of volunteers from the surrounding communities to assist with Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) training and large-scale exercises. The very difficult task of training for a…
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Disaster Logistics9P4130Logistics Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 11-hour online Computer-Based Training course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform logistics functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the essential requirements of providing support, re-supply, transportation, sustainment, and maintenance of an equipment cache. Upon completion of the CBT component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Logistics Specialist course.  This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Logistics Specialist – ILT, which is a 32-hour face-to-face course taught over four days. The Logistics Specialist – ILT course code is 9P4131. Click here to register in the Logistics Specialist – ILT. Show less
This 11-hour online Computer-Based Training course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform logistics functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the…
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Disaster Logistics9P4131Logistics Specialist – Instructor-Led Training
The Instructor Led Training (ILT) Logistics Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform logistics functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Participants will learn the essential requirements of providing support, re-supply, transportation, sustainment, and maintenance of an equipment cache. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of Logistics Specialist on a US&R team. The ILT Logistics Specialist course is 32 hours of face-to-face training.  Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) component of the Logistics Specialist course (Course Code: 9P4130) that is approximately 11 hours.  The CBT component of this course is hosted for free by TEEX.   Logistics Specialist – CBT course. Show less
The Instructor Led Training (ILT) Logistics Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform logistics functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Participants…
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Disaster Medical9P3130Medical Team Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 13-hour online course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform medical functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. Participants will learn to navigate the operational aspects and organizational issues that affect their ability to practice medicine. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of Medical Team Specialist on a US&R team. Upon completion of the Computer Based Training (CBT) component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Medical Team Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Medical Team Specialist – ILT course, which is 42 hours of face-to-face course taught over four and a half days. The Medical Team Specialist – ILT course code is 9P3131. Register now for the Medical Team Specialist – Instructor-Led Training. Show less
This 13-hour online course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform medical functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. Participants will learn to navigate the…
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Disaster Medical9P3131Medical Team Specialist – Instructor-Led Training
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Medical Team Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform medical functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. Participants will learn to navigate the operational aspects and organizational issues that affect their ability to practice medicine. Upon completion of the ILT component, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of Medical Team Specialist or Medical Team Manager on a US&R team. This course is 46 hours of face-to-face training.  Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) Medical Team Specialist course (Course Code: 9P3130) which is approximately 13 hours.  Show less
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Medical Team Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform medical functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned…
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Enhanced Operations9G5410Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Computer-Based Training
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn the essential requirements for safe operations in contaminated environments as described in Annex B, Concept of Operations (ConOps): US&R Operations in a Contaminated Environment, which is located in the National US&R Response System Operations Manual. Upon completion of the CBT component, participants will attend the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component for hands-on, skills-related training necessary for operating in contaminated environments. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course, which is four hours of face-to-face course taught over half a day. The Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course code is 9G5420. Show less
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn…
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Enhanced OperationsAWR160WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders Online
The WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders course provides a basic awareness of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) hazards; how to use the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG); and how to prepare individuals to lessen further injuries or property losses. Awareness-level training does not certify a responder to perform ongoing operations at an incident.This course focuses on training responders to meet the requirements established in Chapter 4 Competencies for Hazardous Materials/WMD Awareness Level Personnel (NFPA 472)” and Chapter 5 “Professional Qualifications for Hazardous Materials/WMD Awareness Level Personnel (NFPA 1072)” of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 470, Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Standard for Responders (2022 edition). This course also covers Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §1910.120(q)(6)(i), and the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), NIPP 2013: Partnering for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. Show less
The WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders course provides a basic awareness of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) hazards; how to use the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG); and how to prepare individuals to lessen further injuries or property losses….
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Passenger Rail and Mass TransitTNG23PPassenger Rail Rescue
The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform search and rescue operations at a passenger train or commuter train disaster. This course is taught in conjunction with Amtrak Emergency Response and the curriculum has been developed in cooperation with Amtrak. Participants will have significant hands-on skill scenarios in the Transportation Disaster Training Area (TDTA) located at Disaster City® in College Station, Texas. The TDTA contains a seven-car Amtrak passenger car derailment. Participants have an opportunity to learn multiple rescue techniques that are unique to passenger rail disasters.  The course is five days long with eight-hours of training each day, for a total of 40 hours.  Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion.  This course qualifies as an elective requirement for the Urban Search and Rescue Specialist Certificate program. Show less
The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform search and rescue operations at a passenger train or commuter train disaster. This course is taught in conjunction with Amtrak Emergency Response and the curriculum has been developed in…
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Passenger Rail and Mass TransitTNG24EMass Transportation Full-Scale Exercise
This full-scale exercise is designed to build on the Advanced Passenger Rail Rescue (TNG 24P) course with exercise participants being dispatched to a variety of transportation based rescue scenarios in Disaster City?, each one building in complexity, intensity that requires increasing technical rescue sophistication. Exercise participants will have significant hands-on skill scenarios in the Transportation Disaster Training Area (TDTA) located at Disaster City? in College Station, Texas. The TDTA contains a seven-car Amtrak passenger car derailment. Participants have an opportunity to learn multiple advanced rescue techniques that are unique to passenger rail disasters. The exercise is five days long with eight-hours of training each day, for a total of 40 hours. Upon successful completion of the exercise, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion.  Show less
This full-scale exercise is designed to build on the Advanced Passenger Rail Rescue (TNG 24P) course with exercise participants being dispatched to a variety of transportation based rescue scenarios in Disaster City?, each one building in complexity, intensity that requires increasing…
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Passenger Rail and Mass TransitTNG24PAdvanced Passenger Rail Rescue
This course builds on the Passenger Rail Rescue (TNG 23P) course and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform advanced search and rescue operations at a passenger train or commuter train disaster in a contaminated or CBRNE environment. Participants will have significant hands-on skill scenarios in the Transportation Disaster Training Area (TDTA) located at Disaster City® in College Station, Texas. The TDTA contains a seven-car Amtrak passenger car derailment. Participants have an opportunity to learn multiple advanced rescue techniques that are unique to passenger rail disasters. The course is five days long with eight-hours of training each day, for a total of 40 hours. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion.  Show less
This course builds on the Passenger Rail Rescue (TNG 23P) course and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform advanced search and rescue operations at a passenger train or commuter train disaster in a contaminated or CBRNE…
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Passenger Rail and Mass TransitTNG24TTransportation Tunnel Rescue
This course provides participants training on the rescue techniques required when responding to transportation tunnel incidents. This course includes the considerations required for emergency responders that will operate in a passenger rail tunnel, light rail or subway tunnel, and highway or vehicle tunnels. This course will provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform search and rescue operations in transportation tunnels. The course is five days long with eight-hours of training each day, for a total of 40 hours. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion.  Show less
This course provides participants training on the rescue techniques required when responding to transportation tunnel incidents. This course includes the considerations required for emergency responders that will operate in a passenger rail tunnel, light rail or subway tunnel, and highway or…
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Rope RescueCEL301Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians
SPRAT Level 1, 2, and 3 Certification is designed to provide an overview of the skills required to successfully complete Society of Processional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) Level 1, 2, or 3 certification. This course consists of four days of hands-on technique practice followed by one day of instruction for evaluation and a practical exam. Our Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) training is eligible for use of VA Education Benefits.NOTE:  Only SPRAT Level 1 training is eligible.SPRAT Level 1, 2, and 3 Certification consists of the following three courses:SPRAT Level 1 CertificationSPRAT Level 2 Certification – Can be taken six months after Level 1 certification AND 500 hours accruedSPRAT Level 3 Certification – Can be taken six months after Level 2 certification AND 500 hours accruedUpon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to perform respective level 1, 2, or 3 SPRAT tasks. Show less
SPRAT Level 1, 2, and 3 Certification is designed to provide an overview of the skills required to successfully complete Society of Processional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) Level 1, 2, or 3 certification. This course consists of four days of hands-on technique practice followed by one day…
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Rope RescueCEL400Fundamental Tower Rescue
CEL400, Fundamental Tower Rescue, is designed to provide an overview of the “must-know” skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to rescue an individual from height on a utility tower. This course conforms to the NSFPA 1006.2021 Tower Rescue Skills Standard for awareness, operations, and technical information, as well as ANSI Z359, Z87, and Z89 standards. After completing this course, participants will be familiar with the nationally recognized safe work practices, precautions, basic safe work procedures, and regulatory compliance measures relevant to rescue from a tower or structure. Show less
CEL400, Fundamental Tower Rescue, is designed to provide an overview of the “must-know” skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to rescue an individual from height on a utility tower. This course conforms to the NSFPA 1006.2021 Tower Rescue Skills Standard for awareness, operations, and…
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Rope RescueCEL410Advanced Tower Rescue
The Advanced Tower Rescue course is designed to teach participants an overview of the skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to rescue an individual from height on a utility tower while utilizing small team tactics. This course conforms to the NSFPA 1006.2021 Tower Rescue Skills Standard for awareness, operations, and technical information, as well as ANSI Z359, Z87, and Z89 standards. After completing this course, participants will be familiar with the nationally recognized safe work practices, precautions, basic safe work procedures, and regulatory compliance measures relevant to rescue from a tower or structure. Show less
The Advanced Tower Rescue course is designed to teach participants an overview of the skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to rescue an individual from height on a utility tower while utilizing small team tactics. This course conforms to the NSFPA 1006.2021 Tower Rescue Skills Standard…
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Rope RescueRES010Advanced Aerial Apparatus Rescue
This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively utilize an aerial ladder in technical rescue operations.This course is 24 hours long.Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion.
This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively utilize an aerial ladder in technical rescue operations.This course is 24 hours long.Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a TEEX Certificate of

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Rope RescueRES104NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Rope Awareness and Operations Training
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to perform basic rope rescue operations utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, and patient and resource management techniques.The course covers Chapters “5.1 Awareness Level” and “5.2 Operations Level” general requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard For Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 Edition).Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to perform basic rope rescue operations utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, and patient and resource management techniques.The course covers Chapters “5.1 Awareness Level” and “5.2 Operations…
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Rope RescueRES107NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Rope Technician Level Training
https://www.youtube.com/embed/jLUo-fyKuYEThis course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to receive certification for Chapter “5.3 Technician Level” as described in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 Edition).Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing. Show less
https://www.youtube.com/embed/jLUo-fyKuYEThis course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to receive certification for Chapter “5.3 Technician Level” as described in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional…
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Rope RescueRES120NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Trench Rescue Awareness, Operations, & Technician Level
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 12, “Trench Rescue,” as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 edition).Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 12, “Trench Rescue,” as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 edition).Upon completion of this…
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Rope RescueRES302Artificial High Direction Meets Confined Spaces
This course is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities required to perform advanced rope rescue operations utilizing methodologies, protocols, and management techniques as it deals with Artificial High Directional (AHD) in a confined space environment.The course is a 4-day advanced level course for rescue professionals and emergency responders.  The AHD is a hands-on training course covering the correct implementation and use of artificial high directional in a confined space-based setting.  AHD teaches professionals working within the rope rescue environment the many benefits of using constructed artificial high points in their work with proven high angle rope rescue techniques.  This course touches on the use of advanced rope systems, and confined space theories, although the focus is on the construction of the AHD themselves in small spaces.  These techniques will be applied in and around vertical, horizontal vessels/shafts, columns unique to the USS Lexington in Corpus Christi Texas.The course will cover several advanced set-up positions and the proper set-up method for any manufactured or improvised AHD (Arizona Vortex/Terradaptor).  This extensive course also covers working with the monopod (gin pole), A-frame, Inline A-frame, tandem AHD’s and so much more.  This workshop will be held in conjunction with PETZL Rescue. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities required to perform advanced rope rescue operations utilizing methodologies, protocols, and management techniques as it deals with Artificial High Directional (AHD) in a confined space environment.The course is a…
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Rope RescueRES303Roller Coaster Rescue Training
The Roller Coaster Rescue Training course is designed to provide participants with the essential knowledge, skills, and techniques required to respond effectively to emergencies that may arise in amusement park roller coaster environments. This comprehensive course will equip students with the tools necessary to handle various scenarios, ensuring the safety of riders and staff alike. The course is a 3-day advanced level course for rescue professionals and emergency responders.  The Roller Coaster Rescue course is designed to equip participants with expert-level skills in using ropes, knots, and rigging systems. This course is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers, rescue professionals, and individuals seeking to enhance their rope work abilities for various applications, such as climbing, mountaineering, rescue operations, and more. Participants will delve into intricate rope techniques, safety protocols, and hands-on practice to master the art of advanced rope work. Show less
The Roller Coaster Rescue Training course is designed to provide participants with the essential knowledge, skills, and techniques required to respond effectively to emergencies that may arise in amusement park roller coaster environments. This comprehensive course will equip students with the…
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Rope RescueROL004Rope Rescue Level I Computer Based Training
This online course focuses on training responders to perform basic rope rescue operations utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, patient and resource management techniques.This course meets or exceeds Chapter 5, “Job Performance Requirements” and Level I General Requirements (6.1) in Chapter 6, “Rope Rescue” as described in the NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2013 Edition).Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion. Show less
This online course focuses on training responders to perform basic rope rescue operations utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, patient and resource management techniques.This course meets or exceeds Chapter 5, “Job Performance Requirements” and Level I General…
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Rope RescueROL211Rope Rescue Hardware
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize the appropriate use of common mechanical devices utilized in the rope rescue environment. Participants will also learn the proper loading and operation of these devices when integrated into a lowering or hauling system. Show less
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize the appropriate use of common mechanical devices utilized in the rope rescue environment. Participants will also learn the proper loading and operation of these devices when integrated into a…
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Rope RescueROL212Rescue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use and Care
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize situationally appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a variety of response areas. Participants will also be able to identify the appropriate use and care for PPE commonly used in the rescue environment. Show less
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize situationally appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a variety of response areas. Participants will also be able to identify the appropriate use and care for PPE commonly used in the…
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Rope RescueTNG23PPassenger Rail Rescue
The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform search and rescue operations at a passenger train or commuter train disaster. This course is taught in conjunction with Amtrak Emergency Response and the curriculum has been developed in cooperation with Amtrak. Participants will have significant hands-on skill scenarios in the Transportation Disaster Training Area (TDTA) located at Disaster City® in College Station, Texas. The TDTA contains a seven-car Amtrak passenger car derailment. Participants have an opportunity to learn multiple rescue techniques that are unique to passenger rail disasters.  The course is five days long with eight-hours of training each day, for a total of 40 hours.  Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion.  This course qualifies as an elective requirement for the Urban Search and Rescue Specialist Certificate program. Show less
The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform search and rescue operations at a passenger train or commuter train disaster. This course is taught in conjunction with Amtrak Emergency Response and the curriculum has been developed in…
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Structural Collapse9G5410Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Computer-Based Training
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn the essential requirements for safe operations in contaminated environments as described in Annex B, Concept of Operations (ConOps): US&R Operations in a Contaminated Environment, which is located in the National US&R Response System Operations Manual. Upon completion of the CBT component, participants will attend the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component for hands-on, skills-related training necessary for operating in contaminated environments. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course, which is four hours of face-to-face course taught over half a day. The Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course code is 9G5420. Show less
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn…
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Structural Collapse9P2630Structural Collapse Specialist – Computer Based Training
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force Personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Structural Collapse Specialist (SCS) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event.  Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of an SCS on a US&R team, and be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Structural Collapse Specialist course.  Show less
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force Personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Structural Collapse Specialist (SCS) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or…
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Structural Collapse9P2631Structural Collapse Specialist – Instructor Led Training
The Structural Collapse Specialist (Technician) course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform rescues at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or terrorist incidents. This course is 80 hours of face-to-face (Instructor-Led) training that is divided into three majors topics:Construct Emergency Shoring (Interior and Exterior)Lifting and Moving TechniquesBreaching and BreakingThe course concludes with a final exercise in Disaster City requiring you to use all of the skills you have learned during the course.This course is eight days in length, with 10 hours of training each day, for a total of 80 hours.Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) Structural Collapse Specialist (Technician) course (Course Code:  9P2630) which is approximately 8 hours. Register now for the Specialist Collapse Specialist (Technician) course (Course Code:  9P2630).We make every effort to ensure consistent terminology and training within the discipline of urban search and rescue (US&R), so this course mirrors the DHS/FEMA National US&R Response System curriculum. Upon completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion.  This course is one of the requirements of the US&R Rescue Specialist Certificate program.This course differs from the 50-hour Collapse Rescue Operations course by providing increased time to perform more in-depth skill sets as required by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) curriculum. Show less
The Structural Collapse Specialist (Technician) course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform rescues at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or terrorist incidents. This course is 80 hours of face-to-face (Instructor-Led) training that is divided into…
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Structural Collapse9P2730Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This six-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge to identify various types of rigging equipment. Provide the understanding of basic crane physics to manage and/or lift debris and other heavy objects, calculate load weights, sling angles, and the center of gravity of objects, and be aware of the types and use of cutting torches during search and rescue operations in one of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Forces (TF). Upon completion of the CBT component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist (ILT) course, which is a 32 hours of face-to-face course taught over four days. Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course code is 9P2731 Show less
This six-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge to identify various types of rigging equipment. Provide the understanding of basic crane physics to manage and/or lift debris…
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Structural Collapse9P2731Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist – Instructor-Led Training
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist (HERS) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the HERS function.  Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of HERS on a US&R team. ILT HERS course is 32 hour of face-to-face training. Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) component of the HERS course (Course Code: 9P2730) that is approximately six hours. The CBT component of this course is hosted for free by TEEX. Show less
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist (HERS) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the HERS function.  Upon completion of the course,…
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Structural CollapseTNG23BStructural Collapse Breaching & Breaking Workshop
The Structural Collapse Breaching and Breaking Workshop provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform Breaching and Breaking Operations to access collapsed structures at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or man-made incidents. This course is two days and 20 hours of face-to-face (Instructor-Led) training and includes:Breaching and Breaking tools including drills, saws, and breakersPetrogen and Oxyacetylene torches”Clean” and “Dirty” breaching methodsThis course is designed for students who are looking to add Structural Collapse Breaching and Breaking to their skillset and it can also serve as a Breaching and Breaking Refresher for students that have previously taken a Structural Collapse Class.  We make every effort to ensure consistent terminology and training within the discipline of Urban Search and Rescue (US&R), so this course teaches tools and techniques consistent with the DHS/FEMA National US&R Response System Curriculum.Upon completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion. Show less
The Structural Collapse Breaching and Breaking Workshop provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform Breaching and Breaking Operations to access collapsed structures at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or man-made incidents. This course is two days and 20…
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Structural CollapseTNG23LStructural Collapse Lifting and Moving Workshop
The  TEEX Structural Collapse Lifting and Moving Workshop provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform lifting and moving operations to move debris, access collapsed structures and free trapped victims at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or man-made incidents. This course is two days and 20 hours of face-to-face (instructor-Led) training and includes:Hand tools and leversBasic riggingWorking with heavy equipment on sceneAirbagsLoad stabilization using cribbingThis course is designed for students who are looking to add Structural Collapse Lifting and Moving to their skillset and it can also serve as a lifting and moving refresher for students that have previously taken a structural collapse class.  We make every effort to ensure consistent terminology and training within the discipline of Urban, Search and Rescue (US&R), so this course teaches tools, techniques, and stabilization systems consistent with the DHS/FEMA National  US&R Response System Curriculum.Upon completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion. Show less
The  TEEX Structural Collapse Lifting and Moving Workshop provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform lifting and moving operations to move debris, access collapsed structures and free trapped victims at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or man-made…
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Structural CollapseTNG23SStructural Collapse Shoring Workshop
The TEEX Structural Collapse Shoring Workshop provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to construct wooden and engineered emergency shoring systems at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or man-made incidents.  This course is two days and 20 hours of face-to-face (Instructor-Led) training and includes:Exterior Shoring TechniquesInterior Shoring TechniquesThis course is designed for students who are looking to add Structural Collapse Shoring to their skillset and it can also serve as a Shoring Refresher for students that have previously taken a Structural Collapse Class.  We make every effort to ensure consistent terminology and training within the discipline of Urban Search and Rescue (US&R), so this course teaches tools, techniques, and shoring systems consistent with the DHS/FEMA National US&R Response System Curriculum.Upon completion of the course, participants will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion. Show less
The TEEX Structural Collapse Shoring Workshop provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to construct wooden and engineered emergency shoring systems at structural collapse scenes due to natural disasters or man-made incidents.  This course is two days and 20 hours of…
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Structural CollapseTNG25SAdvanced Exterior Structural Collapse (ASC 3)
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct advanced exterior shoring operations at large-scale structural collapse incidents. You will expand your shoring knowledge learned in the 80-hour Structural Collapse Technician course by constructing large and complex exterior shoring systems in Disaster City®. The skills learned in this course are applicable at structural collapses involving multi-story, heavily-reinforced structures such as office buildings and large apartment complexes. Activities include multiple simulated operational periods in which you will employ skills learned during the course. This course is one of the requirements for the Urban Search and Rescue Specialist Certificate program. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct advanced exterior shoring operations at large-scale structural collapse incidents. You will expand your shoring knowledge learned in the 80-hour Structural Collapse Technician course by constructing…
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Structural CollapseTNG26SAdvanced Interior Structural Collapse (ASC 4)
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct advanced interior shoring operations at large-scale structural collapse incidents. You will expand your shoring knowledge learned in the 80-hour Structural Collapse Technician course by constructing large and complex interior shoring systems in Disaster City®. The skills learned in this course are applicable at structural collapses involving multi-story, heavily-reinforced structures such as office buildings and large apartment complexes. Activities include multiple simulated operational periods in which you will employ skills learned during the course. This course is one of the requirements for the Urban Search and Rescue Specialist Certificate program. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct advanced interior shoring operations at large-scale structural collapse incidents. You will expand your shoring knowledge learned in the 80-hour Structural Collapse Technician course by constructing…
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Structural CollapseTNG27SAdvanced Breaching & Breaking Structural Collapse (ASC 5)
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct advanced breaching and breaking operations on rope at large-scale structural collapse incidents. You will expand your knowledge learned in the 80-hour Structural Collapse Technician course by conducting breaching and breaking operations while working two and three stories above the ground. This course includes multiple hands-on activities using the large simulated collapse structures in Disaster City®. The skills learned in this course are applicable at structural collapses involving multistory, heavily-reinforced structures such as office buildings and large apartment complexes. Activities include multiple simulated operational periods in which you will employ skills learned during the course. This course is one of the requirements for the Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Rescue Specialist Certificate program. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct advanced breaching and breaking operations on rope at large-scale structural collapse incidents. You will expand your knowledge learned in the 80-hour Structural Collapse Technician course by conducting…
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Swift Water RescueTNG80ASwiftwater Awareness On-Line Training
The Swiftwater Awareness Online course provides participants with the knowledge to keep themselves and others safe when they encounter a water incident, including moving water.  The course is appropriate for any emergency responder (Fire Service, Law Enforcement, EMS, Public Works, and National Guard) that could find themselves within 10 feet of the water’s edge during a swiftwater or flood incident.  Swiftwater is defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as water moving at a rate that exceeds one knot or approximately 1.15 miles per hour (mph). By comparison, the average walking pace is 3.3 mph. This course reviews proper safety at a swiftwater incident and how responders can safely stay away from the hazards that such incidents pose to citizens and emergency responders.  Participants will learn the importance of scene safety and management, and general hazards.  This online course teaches all the knowledge and skills required to perform at the Awareness level according to NFPA 1670. Awareness level courses are designed for responders who require the skills necessary to recognize and support a swiftwater incident but this course does not provide any training to conduct or manage a swiftwater rescue incident.  This online awareness course provides an overview of specific rescue situations and precautions that responders should utilize on scene of a swiftwater incident. Show less
The Swiftwater Awareness Online course provides participants with the knowledge to keep themselves and others safe when they encounter a water incident, including moving water.  The course is appropriate for any emergency responder (Fire Service, Law Enforcement, EMS, Public Works, and…
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Swift Water RescueTNG80ZNFPA 1006 Swiftwater Rescue Levels I & II
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to conduct offensive rescue operations involving floods and swift-moving water. The course complies with Chapter 11, "Surface Water Rescue,” and Chapter 12, "Swiftwater Rescue," as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2008 edition). You will receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion at the end of the course. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to conduct offensive rescue operations involving floods and swift-moving water. The course complies with Chapter 11, "Surface Water Rescue,” and Chapter 12, "Swiftwater Rescue," as described in National…
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Technical Search9P1230Technical Search Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 16-hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform technical search functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the essential requirements necessary to perform all physical, visual, and technical search functions. Upon completion of the computer based training (CBT) component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Technical Search Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Technical Search Specialist – (ILT) course, which is 24 hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Technical Search Specialist – (ILT) course code is 9P1231. Register now for the Technical Search Specialist – Instructor-Led Training. Show less
This 16-hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform technical search functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the essential requirements…
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Technical Search9P1231Technical Search Specialist – Instructor-Led Training
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Technical Search Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform technical search functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the essential requirements necessary to perform all physical, visual, and technical search functions. Upon completion of the ILT component, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of Technical Search Specialist on a US&R team. This course is 28 hours of face-to-face training. Prior to attending this face-to-face training course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) Technical Search Specialist course (Course Code: 9P1230) that is approximately 16 hours. Show less
The Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Technical Search Specialist course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform technical search functions for a US&R team during a disaster…
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Texas Annual Fire Training Schools (July Only)ASP244Advanced Technical Rescue Solutions
Advanced Technical Rescue Solutions is a course designed to provide a “beyond Pro Board” rescue experience using realistic timed scenarios to challenge our participants. The “Golden Hour” is the benchmark in first response and being “On the Clock” not only adds to the realism but places a premium on teamwork to complete rescues in challenging environments. The reality on the ground is, we never have enough people and wish we had more equipment. This course will teach you to do more with less, without sacrificing safety or effectiveness. Come prepared to put your prerequisites to work, very little time will be spent in the classroom.The course delivery methodology consists of lecture with PowerPoint presentations, demonstrations, participant discussions, scenarios, hands-on construction and operation of rope rescue systems in industrial confined spaces as well as performance-based application exercises. Show less
Advanced Technical Rescue Solutions is a course designed to provide a “beyond Pro Board” rescue experience using realistic timed scenarios to challenge our participants. The “Golden Hour” is the benchmark in first response and being “On the Clock” not only adds to the realism but places a…
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Texas Annual Fire Training Schools (July Only)RES018NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Heavy Vehicle Rescue
The Heavy Vehicle Rescue course is designed to train responders to perform activities relating to large, commercial-style vehicles. The course includes classroom lecture and hands on training for large heavy vehicle incidents. The course mainly focuses on incident command, heavy vehicle classification and construction, lifting and stabilization of large vehicles, coordination with heavy equipment operations. Scenarios such as overrides, underrides, vehicles off of their wheels, heavy entrapments, busses, heavy vehicles, multiple vehicles, and extrication operations will be covered in this course.This class also includes resource planning, patient care considerations, tool skills and operational considerations when dealing with incidents involving large commercial vehicles.This heavy vehicle rescue course meets or exceeds the requirements for NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualification, Vehicle Rescuer – Level 2. Show less
The Heavy Vehicle Rescue course is designed to train responders to perform activities relating to large, commercial-style vehicles. The course includes classroom lecture and hands on training for large heavy vehicle incidents. The course mainly focuses on incident command, heavy vehicle…
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Traditional OnlineROL004Rope Rescue Level I Computer Based Training
This online course focuses on training responders to perform basic rope rescue operations utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, patient and resource management techniques.This course meets or exceeds Chapter 5, “Job Performance Requirements” and Level I General Requirements (6.1) in Chapter 6, “Rope Rescue” as described in the NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2013 Edition).Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion. Show less
This online course focuses on training responders to perform basic rope rescue operations utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, patient and resource management techniques.This course meets or exceeds Chapter 5, “Job Performance Requirements” and Level I General…
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Traditional OnlineROL207Incident Management for Rope and Confined Space Rescue
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level knowledge to recognize the functions of leadership roles and subordinate roles in rope rescue or confined space rescue events. Participants will recognize the difference and challenges faced by both municipal and industrial rescue teams. This course is taught in an online format by rescue specialists and prepares participants for future hands-on training.This course is one-hour long.Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a TEEX certification of completion. Show less
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level knowledge to recognize the functions of leadership roles and subordinate roles in rope rescue or confined space rescue events. Participants will recognize the difference and challenges faced by both municipal and…
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Traditional OnlineROL211Rope Rescue Hardware
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize the appropriate use of common mechanical devices utilized in the rope rescue environment. Participants will also learn the proper loading and operation of these devices when integrated into a lowering or hauling system. Show less
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize the appropriate use of common mechanical devices utilized in the rope rescue environment. Participants will also learn the proper loading and operation of these devices when integrated into a…
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Traditional OnlineROL212Rescue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use and Care
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize situationally appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a variety of response areas. Participants will also be able to identify the appropriate use and care for PPE commonly used in the rescue environment. Show less
This course is designed to provide participants with an awareness level of knowledge to recognize situationally appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a variety of response areas. Participants will also be able to identify the appropriate use and care for PPE commonly used in the…
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Trench RescueRES120NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Trench Rescue Awareness, Operations, & Technician Level
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 12, “Trench Rescue,” as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 edition).Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 12, “Trench Rescue,” as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 edition).Upon completion of this…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9G5410Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Computer-Based Training
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn the essential requirements for safe operations in contaminated environments as described in Annex B, Concept of Operations (ConOps): US&R Operations in a Contaminated Environment, which is located in the National US&R Response System Operations Manual. Upon completion of the CBT component, participants will attend the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component for hands-on, skills-related training necessary for operating in contaminated environments. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course, which is four hours of face-to-face course taught over half a day. The Enhanced Operations in the Contaminated Environment – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course code is 9G5420. Show less
This eight hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to operate in a known or suspected contaminated environment. In this Computer based training (CBT) component, participants learn…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P1230Technical Search Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 16-hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform technical search functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the essential requirements necessary to perform all physical, visual, and technical search functions. Upon completion of the computer based training (CBT) component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Technical Search Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Technical Search Specialist – (ILT) course, which is 24 hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Technical Search Specialist – (ILT) course code is 9P1231. Register now for the Technical Search Specialist – Instructor-Led Training. Show less
This 16-hour online component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform technical search functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the essential requirements…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P1330Canine Search Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 16-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to select, train, and work with current and future disaster search canines. This course is appropriate for canine handlers that will work with either Live-Find (LF) or Human Remains Detection (HRD) canine during search and rescue operations as part of US&R Task Force. Upon completion of this CBT course, students will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Canine Search Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Canine Search Specialist – Instructor Led Training course, which is 24 hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Canine Search Specialist – Instructor Led Training course code is 9P1331. Register now in the Canine Search Specialist – Instructor-Led Training Show less
This 16-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to select, train, and work with current and future disaster search canines. This course is appropriate for canine…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P2630Structural Collapse Specialist – Computer Based Training
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force Personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Structural Collapse Specialist (SCS) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event.  Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of an SCS on a US&R team, and be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Structural Collapse Specialist course.  Show less
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force Personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Structural Collapse Specialist (SCS) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P2730Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This six-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge to identify various types of rigging equipment. Provide the understanding of basic crane physics to manage and/or lift debris and other heavy objects, calculate load weights, sling angles, and the center of gravity of objects, and be aware of the types and use of cutting torches during search and rescue operations in one of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Forces (TF). Upon completion of the CBT component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist (ILT) course, which is a 32 hours of face-to-face course taught over four days. Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist – Instructor Led Training (ILT) course code is 9P2731 Show less
This six-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge to identify various types of rigging equipment. Provide the understanding of basic crane physics to manage and/or lift debris…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P3130Medical Team Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 13-hour online course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform medical functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. Participants will learn to navigate the operational aspects and organizational issues that affect their ability to practice medicine. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of Medical Team Specialist on a US&R team. Upon completion of the Computer Based Training (CBT) component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Medical Team Specialist course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Medical Team Specialist – ILT course, which is 42 hours of face-to-face course taught over four and a half days. The Medical Team Specialist – ILT course code is 9P3131. Register now for the Medical Team Specialist – Instructor-Led Training. Show less
This 13-hour online course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform medical functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. Participants will learn to navigate the…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P4130Logistics Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 11-hour online Computer-Based Training course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform logistics functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the essential requirements of providing support, re-supply, transportation, sustainment, and maintenance of an equipment cache. Upon completion of the CBT component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Logistics Specialist course.  This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Logistics Specialist – ILT, which is a 32-hour face-to-face course taught over four days. The Logistics Specialist – ILT course code is 9P4131. Click here to register in the Logistics Specialist – ILT. Show less
This 11-hour online Computer-Based Training course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform logistics functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. You will learn the…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P5530Hazardous Materials Specialist – Computer-Based Training
This 8-hour online Computer Based Training (CBT) course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform hazardous materials specialist functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. The participants of the CBT will learn how to prepare, deploy, demobilize, and return to readiness.  Upon completion of the CBT, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Hazardous Material Specialist course. Upon completion of the CBT and ILT Hazmat Specialist Courses the participants will be able to successfully perform the duties of a Hazardous Material Specialist for a US&R Team. Show less
This 8-hour online Computer Based Training (CBT) course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform hazardous materials specialist functions for a US&R team during a disaster or…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P6130Planning Team Training – Computer-Based Training
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Planning Team Manager and/or Technical Information Specialist on a US&R Task Force.  Upon completion of this CBT, students will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Planning Team Training course. This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Planning Team Training – Instructor Led Training (course code 9P6131) course, which is 32 hours of face-to-face course taught over four days. Show less
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training (CBT) course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Planning Team Manager and/or Technical Information Specialist on a US&R…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P7130Task Force Leader – Computer-Based Training
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Leader (TFL) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of a TFL on an US&R team, and be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Task Force Leader course. This course is the prerequisite that must be completed before students can attend the Task Force Leader – Instructor-Led Training course, which is 24-hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Task Force Leader – Instructor-Led Training course code is 9P7131. Show less
This eight-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Leader (TFL) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Upon…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P7230Task Force Safety Officer – Computer-Based Training
This five-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Safety Officer (TFSO) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned event. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of a TFSO on an US&R team, and be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training component of the Task Force Safety Officer course. This course is the prerequisite that must be completed before students can attend the Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor-Led Training course, which is 25-hours of face-to-face course taught over three days. The Task Force Safety Officer – Instructor-Led Training course code is 9P7231. Show less
This five-hour online Computer-Based Training course is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform Task Force Safety Officer (TFSO) functions for a US&R team during a disaster or a planned…
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Urban Search and Rescue Online9P9130Incident Support Team – Computer-Based Training
This eight-hour online course provides members of the Incident Support Team (IST) with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as members of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Incident Support Team. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the duties and responsibilities of an IST member. Search and Rescue teams or State Emergency Management Agencies interested to receive customized training regarding the establishment and management of a State US&R Incident Support Teams or ESF-9 Overhead Team should contact TEEX US&R Program for more information. A customized course can be delivered at your location using members of the FEMA National Incident Support Teams. Show less
This eight-hour online course provides members of the Incident Support Team (IST) with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as members of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Incident Support…
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Urban Search and Rescue OnlineTNG80ASwiftwater Awareness On-Line Training
The Swiftwater Awareness Online course provides participants with the knowledge to keep themselves and others safe when they encounter a water incident, including moving water.  The course is appropriate for any emergency responder (Fire Service, Law Enforcement, EMS, Public Works, and National Guard) that could find themselves within 10 feet of the water’s edge during a swiftwater or flood incident.  Swiftwater is defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as water moving at a rate that exceeds one knot or approximately 1.15 miles per hour (mph). By comparison, the average walking pace is 3.3 mph. This course reviews proper safety at a swiftwater incident and how responders can safely stay away from the hazards that such incidents pose to citizens and emergency responders.  Participants will learn the importance of scene safety and management, and general hazards.  This online course teaches all the knowledge and skills required to perform at the Awareness level according to NFPA 1670. Awareness level courses are designed for responders who require the skills necessary to recognize and support a swiftwater incident but this course does not provide any training to conduct or manage a swiftwater rescue incident.  This online awareness course provides an overview of specific rescue situations and precautions that responders should utilize on scene of a swiftwater incident. Show less
The Swiftwater Awareness Online course provides participants with the knowledge to keep themselves and others safe when they encounter a water incident, including moving water.  The course is appropriate for any emergency responder (Fire Service, Law Enforcement, EMS, Public Works, and…
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Urban Search and Rescue OnlineTNG85CHigh Profile Vehicle Operator – Online
This online course covers the additional equipment and standard tactics and safety procedures for operating a HPV in a flood response. Many communities operate high profile vehicles (HPV) such as surplus military vehicles and others to enhance their flood response capability. Personnel that will serve as the disaster response crew for these vehicles need additional training in order to operate them safely and effectively as part of a large scale coordinated flood response. Show less
This online course covers the additional equipment and standard tactics and safety procedures for operating a HPV in a flood response. Many communities operate high profile vehicles (HPV) such as surplus military vehicles and others to enhance their flood response capability. Personnel that…
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Vehicle RescueRES017NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Vehicle Rescue
The Vehicle Rescue I course is designed to train responders in the knowledge and skills to prepare a firefighter to extricate victim(s) from a common passenger vehicle in a safe and effective manner in accordance with AHJ policies and procedures.  The course includes classroom lectures and extensive hands-on training.  The course mainly focuses on incident command, vehicle construction, lifting and stabilization, and equipment operations.  Scenarios such as vehicles off of their wheels, entrapments, multiple vehicles, and extrication operations will be covered in this course.Successful completion of this course will make you eligible for certification to Vehicle Rescue Technician I through the State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).This Vehicle Rescue course meets or exceeds the requirements for NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualification, Vehicle Rescuer- Leve I. Show less
The Vehicle Rescue I course is designed to train responders in the knowledge and skills to prepare a firefighter to extricate victim(s) from a common passenger vehicle in a safe and effective manner in accordance with AHJ policies and procedures.  The course includes classroom lectures…
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Vehicle RescueRES018NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Heavy Vehicle Rescue
The Heavy Vehicle Rescue course is designed to train responders to perform activities relating to large, commercial-style vehicles. The course includes classroom lecture and hands on training for large heavy vehicle incidents. The course mainly focuses on incident command, heavy vehicle classification and construction, lifting and stabilization of large vehicles, coordination with heavy equipment operations. Scenarios such as overrides, underrides, vehicles off of their wheels, heavy entrapments, busses, heavy vehicles, multiple vehicles, and extrication operations will be covered in this course.This class also includes resource planning, patient care considerations, tool skills and operational considerations when dealing with incidents involving large commercial vehicles.This heavy vehicle rescue course meets or exceeds the requirements for NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualification, Vehicle Rescuer – Level 2. Show less
The Heavy Vehicle Rescue course is designed to train responders to perform activities relating to large, commercial-style vehicles. The course includes classroom lecture and hands on training for large heavy vehicle incidents. The course mainly focuses on incident command, heavy vehicle…
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Wilderness RescueRES201Wilderness Search and Rescue and Rapid Extraction Module Support
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to respond to a Wilderness Search and Rescue (SAR) incident and to function as a Rapid Extraction Module Support (REMS) team member.  This course meets or exceeds the standards set in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 Edition), Chapter 11, and Incident Command System (ICS)-223-12 (2018 Edition).The course also covers valuable information about working in extreme austere conditions, providing limited medical care in austere conditions, extended operations management, small team dynamics, and night operations. Show less
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to respond to a Wilderness Search and Rescue (SAR) incident and to function as a Rapid Extraction Module Support (REMS) team member.  This course meets or exceeds the standards set in the National Fire…
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You May Also be InterestedAWR111Internet-Basic EMS Concepts for CBRNE Events
Is it natural or weaponized? Exposure or contamination, what’s the difference? Why did everyone in the room become sick? Where does Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fit into the Incident Command System (ICS) tree? Learn the answers to these questions and more by taking the web-based Basic Emergency Medical Services Concepts for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) course. AWR111-W can be completed by someone initially seeking information about this topic or by a health care provider wanting to enhance their knowledge concerning CBRNE events. Show less
Is it natural or weaponized? Exposure or contamination, what’s the difference? Why did everyone in the room become sick? Where does Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fit into the Incident Command System (ICS) tree? Learn the answers to these questions and more by taking the…
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You May Also be InterestedFOP600NFPA 1521 Incident Safety Officer
This course meets NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter five “Incident Safety Officer.” Upon completion of this course you are eligible to schedule the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) exam, should you meet the TCFP requirements. Participants are also eligible to apply for certification through State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).This course does NOT offer Pro Board certification.Pricing Information: Employees or members of a Fire Department or Agency that is a political subdivision of, or component thereof, the State of Texas are eligible to receive tuition credit from TEEX based on subsidized funding from the State of Texas for this class. Cost: $420.00/student for Texas Firefighters, departments or agencies Standard Cost: $840.00 per student Non-Texas Municipal or State Firefighter Show less
This course meets NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter five “Incident Safety Officer.” Upon completion of this course you are eligible to schedule the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) exam, should you meet the TCFP requirements….
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You May Also be InterestedIMS340IMS-340-FEMA ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents & FEMA ICS 400
Provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). The course is designed to enhance your Incident command skills and focuses on new concepts of the Incident Command System. The course allows you to participate in group activities that introduce the development of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and demonstrate the interactions between the Command and General Staff sections of the Incident Command System. Includes exercises that can be customized to fit your industry, jurisdiction, or department. This course assists any person that has a responsibility to function in a command post managing an expanding incident. Show less
Provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). The course is designed to enhance your Incident command skills and focuses on new concepts of the Incident Command System. The course allows you to participate in group…
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You May Also be InterestedLET705Reality Based Training Instructor
Effective scenario training enables participants to gain valuable hands-on experience and improve their skills for public safety and security. Safety and realism are the two most important elements in reality-based training. This course is designed to teach participants how to safely design and implement scenario based training within their agency. Participants will learn how to effectively develop and evaluate a scenario training plan that is safe and effective. Upon completing this course, participants obtain several training scenarios that they will be able to take back to their agencies to immediately utilize. This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements LET705 TEEX RBTI Course #78032. Show less
Effective scenario training enables participants to gain valuable hands-on experience and improve their skills for public safety and security. Safety and realism are the two most important elements in reality-based training. This course is designed to teach participants how to safely design…
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You May Also be InterestedMGT348Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents
This course is designed for personnel from any professional background who may become part of a community response to a bombing event. This interactive, instructor-facilitated program employs case studies and research-based information designed to enhance medical preparedness for and response to blast effects. Breakout sessions address considerations and concerns specific both to medical responders and emergency planners. Students are encouraged to ask questions and to create a to-do list of items they don’t have the answers to, so they have a list of tasks to address when they return to their jurisdiction. Show less
This course is designed for personnel from any professional background who may become part of a community response to a bombing event. This interactive, instructor-facilitated program employs case studies and research-based information designed to enhance medical preparedness for and response…
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You May Also be InterestedMGT439Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness
This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work. Show less
This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass…
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You May Also be InterestedPER211Medical Management of Chem, Bio, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Events
PER 211, Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Events answers these questions and more as you learn how to distinguish between different agents of concern that could be used in a major incident. This course is a combination of facilitated discussions, small-group exercises, Human Patient Simulator hands-on scenarios and traditional classroom discussions. Exercises are conducted in CBRNE scenarios using both adult and pediatric Human Patient Simulators to reinforce classroom lectures and interaction. This course promotes critical thinking skills while utilizing the RAPID-Care concept. The multi-disciplinary audience helps to strengthen information sharing, communications, and medical surge capabilities. Show less
PER 211, Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Events answers these questions and more as you learn how to distinguish between different agents of concern that could be used in a major incident. This course is a combination of facilitated…
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You May Also be InterestedPER213Wide Area Search
When disaster strikes it can be a challenge to effectively mobilize, organize, and deploy resources needed to perform search and rescue operations. The purpose of this course is to prepare participants to support a large search and rescue incident in a variety of roles ranging from searchers in the field, planning and support staff, and incident command. While built around the model of a large search and rescue event following a disaster, the course content applies to a vast number of critical situations including missing persons searches, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, and other scenarios.This course exposes participants to a search management system focused on resource management and search documentation designed to conduct search operations efficiently and effectively. The instructor cadre will lead participants through facilitated discussions, table-top exercises, and hands-on activities in practical search skills and search management based on real world scenarios. The three-day long event concludes with a table-top exercise which requires participants to utilize the skills gained during the course to work through an incident from start to finish in a single operational period.The instructor cadre are experienced search and rescue team members from the Federal Urban Search and Rescue System (FEMA US&R), State, municipal, and Volunteer teams. They bring a wealth of experience gained responding to some of nation’s largest and most challenging operations. Show less
When disaster strikes it can be a challenge to effectively mobilize, organize, and deploy resources needed to perform search and rescue operations. The purpose of this course is to prepare participants to support a large search and rescue incident in a variety of roles ranging from searchers…
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The goal of the Active Shooter Exercise Development Workshop is to provide first responder and city, county, and state officials with the knowledge, skills and abilities to lead an Active Shooter Tabletop Exercise.ScopePast Active shooter events have proven the need for realistic exercises delivered in the community. This course answers that need by providing a train the trainer (TtT) course on how to design and deliver a Tabletop exercise (TTX). This course will also provide template materials needed to deliver five (5) different TTXs, with one (1) of the five TTXs delivered in the afternoon of the training day.    Show less
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Urban Search and Rescue

Clint Arnett
Training Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (979) 458-5639

Urban Search and Rescue

Alex Mandy
Training Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (979) 458-5639