2024 04/15 - Structural Collapse Specialist 2

Start Date/Time: 2024 04/15 0800
End Date/Time: 2024 04/19  1700
Course Total Hours: 40

Intended Audience: All fire service and allied emergency response personnel

Prerequisites: Structural Collapse Specialist 1 and SCS (FEMA, computer-based training, 2017 or current edition, within 2 years of course registration)

Location: Menlo Park Rescue Site

Deadline to Register: April 15, 2024@0800

Description: This course provides training in the subject elements required for the CA Urban Search & Rescue technician and specialist level; information for the recognition of unique hazards associated with building collapse or failure; working knowledge of the resources and procedures for performing search & rescue operations inside and beneath debris; and training in the procedures for performing victim extrication operations inside and beneath debris of heavy frame construction. Field training modules include building shoring, lifting and moving of heavy objects, heavy frame construction breaching, and crane operations. A California State Fire Marshal certificate will be issued by State Fire Training (SFT) and can be accessed on your SFT profile. A maximum of 24 students, a minimum of 20 students, are needed 14 days prior to the start date, or it will be canceled.

Equipment Students Should Bring: 

Students MUST BRING the following Items to class:

  1. Students are required to bring Helmet and Gloves, Eye Protection, Long Pants and Shirt.