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February 2018

ATV / UTV Driver Safety Course

February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Medina VFD, 14302 State Hwy 16 N
Medina, TX 78140 United States
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$150.00

Instructor: Wesley Meyer Private Course This is a one day course designed to introduce novice riders or advance experienced riders to the operational characteristics of their unit, safety concerns, how to safely operate their unit, operating special devices such as winches, and a driving course. We have a course set up at our offices in New Braunfels or we can bring the class to you if you have a training location suitable. Class is set up for 0800-1700 and a…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – Texas State Guard – FULL

February 17, 2018 - February 18, 2018
Waco, Texas TX United States
$250

Instructors: Camille Meyer -  RTI, Ryan Steele - TXSG Location: Waco, Texas Private Class - Texas State Guard Class size: 24 Class is FULL 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…

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March 2018

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

March 9, 2018 - March 11, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open enrollment Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer 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 1…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – TEXSAR – South

March 24, 2018 - March 25, 2018
Jack Brooks Park, 5012 Jack Brooks Rd
Hitchcock, TX 78563 United States
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$250

Instructor Joseph Huston - TEXSAR Lead Instructor (joseph.huston@texsar.org) Location: Jack Brooks Park  Hitchcock, Texas Private 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 a…

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April 2018

GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – RTI

April 7, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Sunset Valley, 2 Lone Oak Trl
Austin, TX 78745
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$250

  Location: Austin, Texas area 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 a two day / 1 night training sessions. Day…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – CLASS IS FULL

April 13, 2018 - April 15, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Class is FULL Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer - RTI Chief 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 Recert (FAST 2R) – Gainesville FD

April 16, 2018 - April 17, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2R - Private class - Gainesville FD Only 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Channelview Fire Dept

April 17, 2018 - April 19, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Private Class Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer (camille.m.meyer@gmail.com) Class size: Full / Private 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 OPERATOR 1 (FRBO 1) – Channelview FD

April 20, 2018 - April 21, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Open   Class is Full 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…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (FRBO 1) – TEXSAR

April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

PRIVATE - TEXSAR Instructor: Camille 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) – Cibolo Fire Dept – Private

April 23, 2018 - April 25, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

PRIVATE CLASS Instructors:  Lead Instructor - Gary Williams II Class size: Limited to 13 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…

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LAKE RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Harris County FF Assoc _CLASS FULL

April 26, 2018 - April 27, 2018
Cy Fair FD, 13842 Slate Mountain Ln
Houston, Texas 77044
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$250.00

Enrollment - Harris County Firefighter Association Members Only Class size: CLASS IS FULL 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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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – TEXSAR Only

April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Private Class Instructor: Shawn Hohnstreiter 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 normally taught in a 2.5 day format. Day 1 morning…

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May 2018

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

May 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open enrollment Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer 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 1…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 2 (GSAR 2) – TXSG

May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018
Georgetown, Texas TX United States + Google Map
$250

Open Enrollment for current GSAR 1 Technicians - Instructors: Joe Ringnald, Lead Instructor, 2 J's Rangers Texas State Guard 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 /…

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LAKE RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Morgans Point VFD

May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018
Lake Belton Morgans Point Resort, Texas + Google Map
$250.00

COURSE AVAILABILITY:  OPEN CLASS 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…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (FRBO 1) – Willow Fork VFD Open

May 7, 2018 - May 8, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Open - Instructor: Wesley Meyer, Master Instructor RTI 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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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2R) – Mission FD

May 9, 2018 - May 10, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 Recert for Mission FD only Instructor: Camille 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,…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – TXSG

May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
North Texas area United States + Google Map
$250

INSTRUCTOR: Ryan Steele, TXSG Location: Ft Worth Private Class Class size: 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 taught in a two day / 1 night…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (FRBO 1) – RTI Open

May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Open - Instructor: Wesley Meyer, Master Instructor RTI 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 OPERATOR 1 (FRBO 1) – Bedford FD – PRIVATE

May 18, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Lake Arlington, 400 Porter
Ft Worth, Tx, TX United States
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$250.00

Bedford FD Only Instructor: Greg Qualls Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat / 16 personnel total 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 OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Harris County FF Assoc CLASS FULL

May 23, 2018 - May 24, 2018
Lake Houston – Alexander Deussen Park, 13842 Slate Mountain Ln
Houston, TX 77044 United States
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$250.00

CLASS FULL 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 2R) – WILCO SWAT

May 30, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 Recert for WILCO SWAT only Instructor: Camille 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,…

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June 2018

Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – HCCnstPct1

June 5, 2018 - June 7, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Private Class - Harris County Constable Pct 1 Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Class Full

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FULL Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer 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 1 morning…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) – Prairie View VFD

June 8, 2018 - June 9, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 - Open Enrollment Instructor: Jesse Mc Graw, Lead 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) – Punkin Evergreen VFD

June 15, 2018 - June 16, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 - Open Enrollment Instructor: Camille 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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LAKE RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Harris County FF Assoc – Region 3

June 28, 2018 - June 29, 2018
TBA Region 3 TX United States
$250.00

Enrollment - Harris Co FF Assoc  Members Only 2 slots left as of 4-6-18 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…

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July 2018

Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 Recert (FAST 2R) – Mission Fire Rescue

July 9, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$150

FAST 2R - Private 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 egress conditions, technical night…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Harris County FF Assoc Class Full

July 10, 2018 - July 11, 2018
Cy Fair FD, 13842 Slate Mountain Ln
Houston, Texas 77044
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$250.00

Class Full - Cypress, Texas 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…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 Recert (FRBO 1R) – Mission FD Only

July 10, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Private - Mission FD only Instructor: Wesley Meyer, RTI MAster Instructor 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – CLASS FULL

July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

CLASS FULL Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief Instructor, Joe Ringnald 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…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Pleak VFD

July 14, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Pleak, Tx, 6621 FM 2218
Richmond, Texas 77469
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$250.00

Enrollment - Pleak VFD ONLY Instructors: Wesley Meyer, Master Instructor, Jesse McGraw - Lead Instructor 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Bellaire FD – CLASS FULL

July 17, 2018 - July 19, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Bellaire FD Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief Instructor Class size: CLASS IS FULL 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 AWARENESS- Harris County Precinct 2

July 17, 2018
Harris Co Pct 2 Baytown, TX + Google Map
$85

Harris County Precinct 2 - CLASS FULL Lead Instructor: Wesley Meyer, Master Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) COURSE DESCRIPTION: 8 hour course covering Floods and Swiftwater. Rescue team ICS, safety, PPE, Haz Mat situations, site evaluations, hydrology, limitations for personnel. Scenario evaluations. COURSE FORMAT: Awareness class is 8 hour classroom only The person completing this course will have the knowledge  to decide the proper course of action in…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 (FAST 2) – Cypress Creek FD – CLASS FULL

July 20, 2018 - July 21, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

FAST 2 - Cypress Creek FD - CLASS FULL 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 RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Harris Co ESD 48

July 23, 2018 - July 24, 2018
HCESD48, 26700 Morton Rd
Katy, Texas 77493
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$250.00

Enrollment - Harris Co ESD 48 - 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…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Harris Co ESD 48

July 25, 2018 - July 26, 2018
HCESD48, 26700 Morton Rd
Katy, Texas 77493
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$250.00

Enrollment - Harris Co ESD 48 - 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…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Crosby VFD – Open

July 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Crosby VFD, 123 S Diamondhead Blvd
Crosby, Tx 77532
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$250.00

Enrollment - Open Instructor: Joe Ringnald - 2J's Rescue Training - ringo223bt@gmail.com  (682) 999-1676 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…

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August 2018

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

August 1, 2018 - August 3, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Eastex FD Only Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (FRBO 1) – Eastex FD Only

August 1, 2018 - August 2, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Open   Class is Full Instructor: Camille Meyer, RTI Chief Instructor 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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Wilderness Medical First Responder – Texas State Guard -Cancelled

August 1, 2018 - August 2, 2018
Georgetown, Texas TX United States + Google Map
$250.00

Cancelled - Instructor: Wesley Meyer- RTI Master Instructor Texas State Guard Only The WMFR course is a 2 day class which covers Identification of Wilderness response (distance/remoteness and time), LAST + Lowest to Highest Risk solutions, Assessing  problem, Determining  best solution, Trail marking and locating position (trail sticks, map, compass, gps, stars, etc), SURVIVAL, Helicopter LZ, Typical injuries, Medical conditions, Extreme injuries, Assessment. Day 2 is Hands On including, Bandage, Splint, Spinal immobilization, Airway, Packaging, Slope Evac,  Heat related, Shock Management, Blood Loss,                 Other injuries / Illnesses Prerequisites: Good physical condition. This training is open to…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – St Hedwig VFD

August 3, 2018 - August 5, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

St Hedwig VFD Only Lead Instructor: Gary Williams / Harold Melton 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 normally taught in a…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – Troup VFD

August 4, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Troup VFD, 204 Wilkinson
Troup, Texas 75789
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$250

Location: Troup, 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 a two day / 1 night training sessions. Day 1 morning…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Harris County FF Assoc – CLASS FULL

August 9, 2018 - August 10, 2018
Lake Houston – Alexander Deussen Park, 13842 Slate Mountain Ln
Houston, TX 77044 United States
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$250.00

Enrollment - CLASS IS FULL 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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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI

August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief Instructor Class size: Limited to 24 - 3 slots left as of 7-8-18 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 2 (GSAR 2) – TEXSAR

August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018
McKinney Roughs Nature Park, 1884 State Hwy 71 W
Cedar Creek, TX 78612 United States
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$125

Private Course Instructors: Wesley Meyer -  Lead Instructor, Joseph Huston - Asst Instructor 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, Detail search, Interviewing witness…

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LAKE RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Fort Bend FF Assoc Open

August 21, 2018 - August 22, 2018
Buffalo Run Park – Missouri City, 1100 Buffalo Run
Missouri City, Texas 77489
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$250.00

Enrollment - Fort Bend County Firefighter Association Members Only Open Enrollment 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician 2 Recert (FAST 2R) – Payne Springs Fire Rescue

August 27, 2018 - August 28, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$150

FAST 2R - Private 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 egress conditions, technical night…

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LAKE RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Fort Bend FF Assoc Open

August 30, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Buffalo Run Park – Missouri City, 1100 Buffalo Run
Missouri City, Texas 77489
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$250.00

Enrollment - Fort Bend County Firefighter Association Members Only Open Enrollment 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…

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September 2018

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

September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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) – Horseshoe Bay FD

September 18, 2018 - September 20, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Horseshoe Bay FD - OPEN Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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 normally taught in a…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Texas State Guard NB Unit

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Texas State Guard NB Unit ONLY Lead Instructor: Ray Gregory 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 normally taught in a 2.5…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Tri County Fire Dept

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018
FAST Rescue Boat Operator, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300

Tri County Fire Dept ONLY Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – Cypress Lakes VFD – Open

September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Cleveland, Texas Cleveland, Texas United Kingdom
$250

Cypress Lakes VFD - Open Location: Cleveland, Texas Area 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 a two day / 1…

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November 2018

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

November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$150

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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 normally taught in a 2.5 day format.…

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Industrial Rope Rescue Tech 1 (IRRT 1) – Odessa College

November 26, 2018 - November 30, 2018
Odessa College Odessa, TX United States + Google Map
$650.00

Private Enrollment through Odessa College CE Lead Instructor: Dean McCann - Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 12 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 50 hour course is specific to the oil and industrial  requirements for above ground OSHA, ANSI and NIOSH certifications. The 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…

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

November 30, 2018 - December 2, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$150

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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 normally taught in a 2.5 day format.…

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December 2018

LAKE RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (LRBO 1) – Hood County FD

December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018
TEXSAR – North Central Texas, 2701 San Gabriel Dr
Plano, TX 75074 United States
$125.00

Enrollment - Hood County FD 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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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – RTI Open

December 7, 2018 - December 9, 2018
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$150

Open Enrollment Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer, Chief 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 normally taught in a 2.5 day format.…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – Lone Star Task Force

December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Livingston, Texas Texas
$125

Instructor: Joe Ringnald Location: Livingston, Texas Lone Star Task Force - Private 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 a two day…

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January 2019

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

January 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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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Devine FD – Open

January 19, 2019 - January 20, 2019
FAS Rescue Boat Technician, 420 Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! 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…

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FLOOD RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (LRBT 1) – Prairie View, Tri County, Waller VFD

January 26, 2019 - January 27, 2019
Private Lake – Hwy 290, 35258 Owens Rd
Prairie View, Texas 77445
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$250.00

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! INSTRUCTOR: Jesse McGraw Enrollment - Prairie View, Waller & Tri County VFD's 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…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Kilgore FD – Open

January 29, 2019 - January 30, 2019
FAS Rescue Boat Technician, 420 Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! 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…

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February 2019

FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Devine FD – Open

February 2, 2019 - February 3, 2019
FAS Rescue Boat Technician, 420 Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! 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…

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Flood And Swiftwater Technician R1 (FAST 1) – Groesbeck VFD

February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$150

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! CLASS IS FULL Lead Instructor: Chris Mire and Jesse McGraw Class size: 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…

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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Kilgore FD – Open

February 11, 2019 - February 12, 2019
FAS Rescue Boat Technician, 420 Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$250.00

Winter Rate courses are Non-refundable and non-transferable!! 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…

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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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March 2019

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

March 4, 2019 - March 6, 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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Industrial Rope Rescue Tech 1 (IRRT 1) – Odessa College

March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019
Odessa College Odessa, TX United States + Google Map
$650.00

Private Enrollment through Odessa College CE Lead Instructor: Dean McCann - Lead Instructor Class size: Limited to 12 Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class) Course Description: This 50 hour course is specific to the oil and industrial  requirements for above ground OSHA, ANSI and NIOSH certifications. The 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…

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

March 6, 2019 - March 7, 2019
FAST Site New Braunfels, 400 Porter
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$300.00

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 CANCELLED

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

Registration Deadline: March 4, 2019 - CANCELLED 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…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – Class Full

March 16, 2019 - March 17, 2019
Bullard VFD, 215 S Houston St
Bullard, TX 75757 United States
$125

Instructor: Wesley Meyer Location: Bullard, Texas Class Full 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 a two day / 1 night training…

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

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 4, 2019 - CANCELLED 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…

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

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- CANCELLED 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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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Minutemen Disaster

March 23, 2019 - March 24, 2019
New Braunfels Guadalupe River Boat Ramp, 420 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130
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$250.00

PRIVATE Instructor: John Legg 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…

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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 – CANCELLED

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 - CANCELLED 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.…

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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – TEXSAR Gulf Coast

March 30, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Jack Brooks Park, 5012 Jack Brooks Rd
Hitchcock, TX 78563 United States
$250

Instructor Joseph Huston - Lead Instructor (713) 582-9859  or joseph.Huston@texsar.org Register with Instructor Location: Jack Brooks Park, Hitchcock, Texas Private Enrollment - TEXSAR 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…

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VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 1(VRT 1) 2 J’s Rangers Rescue

March 30, 2019 - March 31, 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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VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 1 (VRT 1) Gainesville FD

March 30, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Gainesville FD, 201 Santa Fe
Gainesville, Texas 76240
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$250.00

Private Class Lead Instructor - Jason Botcher 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 and self…

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ATV / UTV Driver / Crew – Rolling Hills VFD

March 30, 2019 - March 31, 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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April 2019

PERSONAL WATER CRAFT – SURF RESCUE 1 (PWCSURF1)

April 1, 2019 - April 2, 2019
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 100 Main St
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 United States
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$250.00

INSTRUCTORS: Frank Smith, Monty Reed, Donnie Constransitch Private:   North Myrtle Beach Police, Fire, Beach Patrol and Beach Life Guards Class size: Limited to 3 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, and deployed swimmer .…

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PERSONAL WATER CRAFT – SURF RESCUE 1 (PWCSURF1)

April 3, 2019 - April 4, 2019
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 100 Main St
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 United States
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$250.00

INSTRUCTORS: Frank Smith, Monty Reed, Donnie Constransitch Private:   North Myrtle Beach Police, Fire, Beach Patrol and Beach Life Guards Class size: Limited to 3 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, and deployed swimmer .…

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

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 - CANCELLED 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.…

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

April 6, 2019 - April 7, 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) – Gainesville Fire Dept – Private

April 6, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Gainesville FD, 201 Santa Fe
Gainesville, Texas 76240
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$250.00

Gainesville Fire Department  - Private Instructor: Jason Botcher 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 victim…

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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) – South Hays 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: Harold Melton, Lead Instructor (830)481-0756 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…

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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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SURF RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR 1 (SRBO 1) – Corpus Christi Fire Department

April 8, 2019 - April 9, 2019
Corpus Christi Fire Department, 5151 W Causeway Blvd
Corpus Christi, Texas 78402
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$250.00

Private: Corpus Christi Fire Department 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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FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open

April 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 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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GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 1 (GSAR 1) – TEXSAR North

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
TEXSAR North, 2701 San Gabriel North
Plano, Texas 75074
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$250

Open Enrollment - Register with Greg Fair Lead Instructor - Greg Fair, TEXSAR North (greg.fair@texsar.org) Class size: Limited to 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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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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