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February 2019

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Texas Minutemen / RLA

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

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: John Legg, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 12 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…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – RTI – Open

February 23, 2019 - February 24, 2019
Austin, 3753 S Capital of Texas Highway
Austin, TX 78704
$125

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! Instructor: Wesley Meyer Location: Austin, Texas Open Enrollment Class size: 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…

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ATV / UTV Driver / Crew – Rolling Hills, Tri County, Pattison and Monaville VFD’s

February 23, 2019 - February 24, 2019
Waller County, Texas, 31601 FM 1736 Rd
Hempstead, Texas 77445
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$150.00

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! Private class for Rolling Hills, Tri-County, Pattison and Monaville VFD's only 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.    

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March 2019

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – South Padre Island FD – Open

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

Open Enrollment 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 a 2.5 day format.…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – South Padre Island FD – Open

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

Open   Open Instructor: Wesley Meyer 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) – Pipe Creek VFD – Open

March 8, 2019 - March 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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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Harris County FF Assoc Open

March 14, 2019 - March 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 (FAST 1) – Part 1 of 2

March 18, 2019 - March 20, 2019
Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway
Humble, Texas 77338
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$300

HARRIS COUNTY FF ASSOC ONLY- This is part 1 of 2. Lecture day only Flood And Swiftwater Awareness 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…

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

March 21, 2019 - March 22, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

HARRIS COUNTY FF ASSOC ONLY- Class 1 of 3 This is part 2 of 2. Two days in New Braunfels for in water training Participants must have completed the FAS Awareness training on March 18, 2019. Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 for water days 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…

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VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 1(VRT 1) RTI – 12 available slots

March 23, 2019 - March 24, 2019
Medina VFD, 14302 State Hwy 16 N
Medina, TX 78140 United States
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$250.00

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor - Shane Keese, Chief - Medina VFD 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 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,…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) PIPE CREEK VFD

March 23, 2019 - March 24, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 - Open Minimal 10- Maximum 24 Instructor: Wesley Meyer - Master 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…

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

March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

HARRIS COUNTY FF ASSOC ONLY- Class 2 of 3 This is part 2 of 2. Two days in New Braunfels for in water training Participants must have completed the FAS Awareness training on March 18, 2019. Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 for water days 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…

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April 2019

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

April 4, 2019 - April 5, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

HARRIS COUNTY FF ASSOC ONLY- Class 3 of 3 This is part 2 of 2. Two days in New Braunfels for in water training Participants must have completed the FAS Awareness training on March 18, 2019. Lead Instructor: TBA, Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 for water days 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…

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VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 1(VRT 1) RTI – 12 available slots

April 6, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Medina VFD, 14302 State Hwy 16 N
Medina, TX 78140 United States
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$250.00

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor - Shane Keese, Chief - Medina VFD 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 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,…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Denison FD – Private

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

Private Course 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) Denison FD

April 11, 2019 - April 12, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 - Private 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…

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VERTICAL RESCUE TECH 2 (VRT 2) – Open

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 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) – Denison FD

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
FAS Rescue Boat Technician, 420 Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 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 RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 2 (LRBT 2) – Harris County FF Assoc Open

April 16, 2019 - April 17, 2019
Lake Houston – Alexander Deussen Park, 13842 Slate Mountain Ln
Houston, TX 77044 United States
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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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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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May 2019

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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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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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ATV / UTV Rescue

June 21, 2019 - June 25, 2019
Chinook Snowy Pines Cabins, 29666 US Highway 160
South Fork, Colorado 81154
$250.00

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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July 2019

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

July 16, 2019 - July 17, 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 (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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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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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 1 (LRBT 1) – 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 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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September 2019

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

September 10, 2019 - September 11, 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) – 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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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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