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April 2019

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – US Life Guard Assoc

April 22, 2019 - April 24, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Private enrollment: US Life Guard Assoc Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

April 24, 2019 - April 26, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) – US Lifeguard Assoc ONLY

April 24, 2019 - April 25, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Private: US Lifeguard Assoc ONLY Instructor: Wesley Meyer, Chief Instructor RTI Location: New Braunfels, Texas The FAST 2 is a two day and two night course. Focal points of the FAST 2 are large scale SAR events, conducting search missions for water emergencies, body recovery in adverse conditions, advanced skills including shallow water options, anchors for rope systems, mechanical advantage systems, highline tyrolean with boat on tether,  rope and basket system for Class III and above egress conditions, technical night training…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – TEXSAR Private

April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: Shawn Hohnstreiter, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format.…

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Vertical Rescue Tech 3 (VRT 3) – Gainesville FD

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
Gainesville FD Gainesville, TX United States + Google Map
$250.00

Private Course – Gainesville FD INSTRUCTOR -  Jason Botcher Open/Private:  Private Class size: Limited to 12 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 8 hour class takes the knowledge and skills gained in the VRT 1 & 2 into patient Packaging and transport. Using Vertical lowers and raises, high line tyroleans, mechanical advantage, advanced belays and anchors. Prerequisite - Current RTI VRT 3.   STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Riverside VFD – Private

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

Private class - Riverside / Huntsville FD Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day…

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VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 2 (VRT 2) 2 J’s Rangers Rescue

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
2 J’s Rangers Rescue Training, 100 Park Rd
Mineral Wells, Texas 76067
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$250.00

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor - Joe Ringnald (817) 629-2903 Class size: Limited to 12 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 19 hour course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving…

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ATV / UTV Driver / Crew – Rolling Hills VFD

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
Waller County, Texas, 31601 FM 1736 Rd
Hempstead, Texas 77445
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$250.00

Instructor: Wesley Meyer This a two day custom lecture and field training  The training will include  4 hour basic ATV/UTV driver safety course and  advanced driving skills on day one. Day two will include rescue basket operations, rescue trailers,  pendulum belays, vehicle breakdowns and winching. We will also include firefighting for wildland fire with Skid unit, medical evacuation and search missions.    

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Riverside / Huntsville FD’s

April 29, 2019 - April 30, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Private - Riverside / Huntsville FD Lead Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught…

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May 2019

FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

May 2, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

PRIVATE Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and lecture. 0800-1700 The person…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – TEXSAR Open

May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
FAS Rescue Boat Technician, 420 Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - TEXSAR Open Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew within safe…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – RLA – Private

May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
TBA
$250

Instructor - Wesley Meyer Hosting Agency: Rescue Lifeline Association Location: DFW area (TBA), Tx Open Enrollment Class size: Max 12 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 18 hour course covering introduction to search, ICS for field teams, safety. survival packs, K9 disciplines, map and compass, pace count, navigation, active and passive search, tracking, site survey, search techniques, sounding, GPS and includes one night training session. COURSE FORMAT: The GSAR 1 course is normally…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

May 11, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

PRIVATE Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and lecture. 0800-1700 The person…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Cypress, Tx – Harris County FF Assoc Open

May 14, 2019 - May 15, 2019
TBA TBA, + Google Map
$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 – RECERT ONLY (FAST 1) – Tecumseh VFD Open

May 14, 2019 - May 15, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$150

Open Enrollment for FAST 1 Recerts ONLY Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1R (FRBO 1) – Tecumseh VFD

May 16, 2019
FAS Rescue Boat Technician, 420 Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$125.00

Tecumseh VFD - Open Instructor: TBA Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew within safe…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Tecumseh VFD – Open

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) RTI Open

May 17, 2019 - May 18, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Minimal 10- Maximum 24 Instructor: TBA Location: New Braunfels, Texas The FAST 2 is a two day and two night course. Focal points of the FAST 2 are large scale SAR events, conducting search missions for water emergencies, body recovery in adverse conditions, advanced skills including shallow water options, anchors for rope systems, mechanical advantage systems, highline tyrolean with boat on tether,  rope and basket system for Class III and above egress conditions, technical night training includes advanced…

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LAKE RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – 2 J’s Rangers Rescue

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Lake Arlington, Texas
$250.00

Enrollment - Open 12 Max Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew within safe approach…

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VERTICAL RESCUE TECH 2 (VRT 2) – Open

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Medina VFD, 14302 State Hwy 16 N
Medina, TX 78140 United States
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$250.00

Open Enrollment Instructor: Shane Keese 830-688-1305       skeese4@gmail.com Class size: Limited to 12 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 19 hour class takes the knowledge and skills gained in the VRT 1 into patient contact. Additional systems training such as advanced anchors, belays and lowers, and rescue sequence management. Technician will learn individual and team rescue applications such as the window washer pick off, mid line transfer, multiple belay lowers,…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Tecumseh FD

May 20, 2019 - May 21, 2019
New Braunfels Guadalupe River Boat Ramp, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130
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$250.00

Tecumseh VFD - Open enrollment Instructor: TBA Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew within…

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Surf Rescue Boat Operator 1 – Upgrade (SRBO 1) TEXSAR Only

May 24, 2019
Bolivar Pennisula, 2400 Highway 87
Port Bolivar, TX 77650 United States
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$125.00

Instructor: Wesley Meyer - Master Instructor RTI Location: Bolivar Peninsula, Texas Pre-requisite - FAS RBT 1 within the past 2 years Course Objectives: Introduction to surf rescue conditions Surf hydrology Personnel safety Craft safety Basic driving skills Surf driving conditions Rescue and recovery techniques in surf conditions

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – 2 J’s Rescue – Private

May 25, 2019 - May 26, 2019
$250

Instructor Joe Ringnauld (Ringo223bt@gmail.com) Location: DFW area (TBA), Tx Open Enrollment Class size: Max 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 18 hour course covering introduction to search, ICS for field teams, safety. survival packs, K9 disciplines, map and compass, pace count, navigation, active and passive search, tracking, site survey, search techniques, sounding, GPS and includes one night training session. COURSE FORMAT: The GSAR 1 course is normally taught in a two day…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – New Waverly FD

May 28, 2019 - May 29, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

New Waverly FD - Open enrollment Instructor: TBA Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Montgomery County ESD 1

May 30, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

Montgomery County ESD 1 - Open enrollment Instructor: TBA Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and…

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June 2019

VERTICAL RESCUE TECH 2 (VRT 2) Eastex FD Only

June 1, 2019 - June 2, 2019
Harris Co Fire Field Humble, Texas + Google Map
$250.00

Private:  Eastex FD Only Instructor: Wesley Meyer - RTI Class size: Limited to 12 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 19 hour class takes the knowledge and skills gained in the VRT 1 into patient contact. Additional systems training such as advanced anchors, belays and lowers, and rescue sequence management. Technician will learn individual and team rescue applications such as the window washer pick off, mid line transfer, multiple belay lowers, securing…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

June 1, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

Open to LRBT 1 graduates Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

June 7, 2019 - June 9, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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LAKE RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Bullard Fire Dept

June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Lake Palestine, 299 FM 1892
Frankston, Texas 75763
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$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: Wesley Meyer Enrollment - Open Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat / Maximum 24 personnel Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat…

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Vertical Rescue Tech 3 (VRT 3) – RTI Open

June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Mineral Wells State Park
$250.00

Open Enrollment to any current VRT 2 Lead Instructor:  Wesley Meyer Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 19 hour class takes the knowledge and skills gained in the VRT 1 & 2 into patient Packaging and transport. Using Vertical lowers and raises, high line tyroleans, mechanical advantage, advanced belays and anchors. Prerequisite - Current RTI VRT 2. This class is a prerequisite for the VRT  3.   STANDARDS:…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Eastex FD

June 13, 2019 - June 14, 2019
TBA TBA, + Google Map
$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - Eastex FD Only Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew within…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

June 15, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

Open to LRBT 1 graduates Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and…

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Hurricane Response Technician 1 – (HRT-1) – Hosted by Texas Citizen Response Group

June 15, 2019 - June 16, 2019
Corpus Christi, Texas Corpus Christi, Texas + Google Map
$250.00

OPEN COURSE Class limited to 24 Instructor: Wesley Meyer - RTI Master Instructor Pre-requisites: Good physical condition, average swimming ability, This course is designed for those that may be responsible for public safety or respond to areas affected by hurricanes or other cyclonic weather events. The course includes 2 days of training. First day is all classroom going over information regarding storms and how to prepare, when to secure operations, when to resume operations, dealing with the aftermath. Day 2…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Harris County FF Assoc Open

June 18, 2019 - June 19, 2019
TBA TBA, + Google Map
$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 2 (LRBT 2) – Harris County FF Assoc Open

June 18, 2019 - June 19, 2019
Cy Fair FD, 13842 Slate Mountain Ln
Houston, Texas 77044
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$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: Wesley Meyer Pre-requisite: Must have completed the LRBT 1 or FRBT 1 within the past 3 years. Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, advanced approach in open water, retrieval from debris field, triangulation and course vector, search and in water rescues at night, Parbuckling, loading patient into and then retrieving rescue…

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ATV / UTV Summer Run to Colorado

June 21, 2019 - June 25, 2019
Chinook Snowy Pines Cabins, 29666 US Highway 160
South Fork, Colorado 81154
Free

WHO: Everyone is invited. This is open to everyone. Individuals, families , friends and dogs. The place is pet friendly. WHAT: Summer run is a time to enjoy the peak season fall colors changing in South Fork, Colorado. We will be organizing ATV / Side by Side trips daily on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We will include free training sessions for SAR teams and driving skills for anyone that wants them - daily. There are also many scenic destinations all…

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July 2019

FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

July 13, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

Open to LRBT 1 graduates Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Missouri City – Harris County FF Assoc Open

July 16, 2019 - July 17, 2019
Buffalo Run Park – Missouri City, 1100 Buffalo Run
Missouri City, Texas 77489
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$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

July 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 2 (GSAR 2) – TEXSAR – Private

July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019
McKinney Roughs Nature Park, 1884 State Hwy 71 W
Cedar Creek, TX 78612 United States
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$250

Open Enrollment for current TEXSAR - GSAR 1 Technicians   Instructors: Wesley Meyer, Master  Instructor, TEXSAR Sponsored Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 18 hour course covering management of multiple teams, multiple search areas, coordinating agencies, assignments, correlation of information and tracking searched areas, LAST, Rescue - Evacuation - Recovery, Pre plan, size up, PLS / POD, Passive and Active search, Interview, Quick Searches, Boundry / perimeter establishment,…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) – TEXSAR Only

July 26, 2019 - July 27, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 - TEXSAR ONLY Instructor: Wesley Meyer, Chief Instructor RTI Location: New Braunfels, Texas The FAST 2 is a two day and two night course. Focal points of the FAST 2 are large scale SAR events, conducting search missions for water emergencies, body recovery in adverse conditions, advanced skills including shallow water options, anchors for rope systems, mechanical advantage systems, highline tyrolean with boat on tether,  rope and basket system for Class III and above egress conditions, technical night…

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August 2019

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – EASTEX FD

August 1, 2019 - August 3, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

PRIVATE CLASS Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

August 6, 2019 - August 8, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

August 10, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$125.00

Open to LRBT 1 graduates Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – EASTEX FD

August 15, 2019 - August 17, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

PRIVATE CLASS Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 2 (LRBT 2) – Missouri City – Harris County FF Assoc Open

August 20, 2019 - August 21, 2019
TBA TBA, + Google Map
$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only that have completed the LRBT 1 Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat…

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September 2019

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

September 6, 2019 - September 8, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Clear Lake – Harris County FF Assoc Open

September 10, 2019 - September 11, 2019
Clear Lake, 4999 Nasa Pkwy
Seabrook, Texas 77586
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$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – EASTEX FD

September 13, 2019 - September 14, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$250.00

PRIVATE Instructor: TBA Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew within safe approach under stressful…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Part 1 of 2

September 16, 2019 - September 18, 2019
Steven Fowler Training Facility, 16005 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, Texas 77083
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$300

HARRIS COUNTY FF ASSOC ONLY- This is part 1 of 2. Lecture day only Lead Instructor: Wesley Meyer, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 72 for Lecture Day 24 students for each of 3 sets of Part 2 - two day and one night sessions to complete the course. These dates will be listed at the lecture course. Preregistration Required: (10% late fee added for registration less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and…

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VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 2(VRT 2) Eastex FD Only

September 26, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Eastex FD, 8523 E Northbelt
Humble, TX United States
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$250.00

Instructor: Wesley Meyer - RTI Master Instructor Eastex FD Only Class size: Limited to 16 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 19 hour course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

September 28, 2019
Trinity River FRBO Site, 2400 Highway 59 S
Shepherd, TX 77371 United States
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$125.00

Open to LRBT 1 graduates Instructor: Jesse McGraw Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician  course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills. COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and…

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October 2019

RTI FALL COLORS ATV RUN & TRAINING

October 3, 2019 - October 7, 2019
Chinook Snowy Pines Cabins, 29666 US Highway 160
South Fork, Colorado 81154
Free

WHO: Everyone is invited. This is open to everyone. Individuals, families , friends and dogs. The place is pet friendly. WHAT: FALL COLORS RUN is a time to enjoy the peak season fall colors changing in South Fork, Colorado. We will be organizing ATV / Side by Side trips daily on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We will include free training sessions for SAR teams and driving skills for anyone that wants them - daily. There are also many scenic destinations…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – TEXSAR – Private

October 4, 2019 - October 6, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

PRIVATE CLASS Lead Instructor: Shawn Hohnstreiter, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format.…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Harris County FF Assoc Open

October 15, 2019 - October 16, 2019
TBA TBA, + Google Map
$250.00

INSTRUCTOR: TBA Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – TEXSAR – Private

October 19, 2019 - October 20, 2019
New Braunfels Guadalupe River Boat Ramp, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130
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$250.00

PRIVATE Instructor: TBA Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 16 hour course covering operations, safety, boat construction and orientation, maintenance and care, start up procedures, boat crew assignments, equipment, command and control driving skills, rescue and recovery concepts including along side, throw lines, drag lines, deployed swimmer and advanced tethered swimmer. Boat handling skills to bring the boat and crew within safe approach under stressful…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) – RTI Open

October 24, 2019 - October 25, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 - Open Enrollment Instructor: Wesley Meyer, Chief Instructor RTI Location: New Braunfels, Texas The FAST 2 is a two day and two night course. Focal points of the FAST 2 are large scale SAR events, conducting search missions for water emergencies, body recovery in adverse conditions, advanced skills including shallow water options, anchors for rope systems, mechanical advantage systems, highline tyrolean with boat on tether,  rope and basket system for Class III and above egress conditions, technical night…

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November 2019

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

November 8, 2019 - November 10, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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December 2019

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

December 6, 2019 - December 8, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 27 hour course covering Flood and Swiftwater rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, shore and in water rescue concepts and techniques along with tethered boat skills. This course also includes a mandatory night of training. COURSE FORMAT: The FAST 1 course is normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day…

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Vertical Rescue Tech 3 (VRT 3) – EASTEX FD Only

December 8, 2019 - December 9, 2019
Harris Co Fire Field Humble, Texas + Google Map
$250.00

Private - Eastex FD Only Lead Instructor:  Wesley Meyer Class size: Limited to 12 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 19 hour class takes the knowledge and skills gained in the VRT 1 & 2 into patient Packaging and transport. Using Vertical lowers and raises, high line tyroleans, mechanical advantage, advanced belays and anchors. Prerequisite - Current RTI VRT 2. This class is a prerequisite for the VRT  3.   STANDARDS: This course…

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