Class Description

This course is designed to train personnel in complex rescue systems that expose personnel to potentially life threatening hazards. These systems should only be used when lower risk options have been exhausted and when the team has the training, equipment and skills to utilize these techniques. Systems taught include selecting the appropriate system or technique for the situation, establish and operate the system, effect the rescue or recovery and swimming skills proficiency.

Student Needs: Pen/pencil, notebook, USCG-approved Type V PDF, water rescue helmet and proper PPE

Prerequisite: WRER

Class Limit: 16 Students

Con-Ed: 16 Hours Other

Class Location

West Mead 1 VFC
10482 Liberty Street Extension
Meadville, PA 16335

Class Details

Dates: Sept 10-11, 2022

Times: 8:00 – 17:00 Sa, Su

Hours: 16 hrs


Jake Hoovler

Jake Hoovler
Corrections Institutional Safety Manager, Cambridge Springs; Instructor with PFBC, Bucks, BC3, PA State Fire Academy; Structural Collapse Tech, PA Company #4 USAR