Special Operations Training - Kansas Fire & Rescue


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Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute

Special Operations

The Special Operations Training program area includes a diverse variety of training and credentialing, covering many technical rescue disciplines, typically falling within the scope of NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, and includes Hazardous Materials Technician, Chapter 7 of NFPA 1072 Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualification.

Topics include training designed to meet National Certification for:

  • General Requirement Qualification for NFPA 1006, 2013 edition (Introduction to Technical Rescue) (Qualification)
  • Rope Rescue Technician Level 1 and 2
  • Confined Space Rescue Technician Level 1 and 2
  • Structural Collapse Technician Level 1 and 2
  • Hazardous Materials Technician

Other training programs available to meet local fire department training needs include:

  • Grain Engulfment Rescue
  • Kansas Flood and Water Rescue
  • Trench Rescue Operations
  • Vehicle Extrication Rescue

For more information about requesting Special Operations Training for your organization, please contact:

Ben Green
Special Operations Program Coordinator
Phone (Direct): 785-864-6060
Email: bengreen@ku.edu

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