Firefighter Survival (SURV)

Class Description

This course is a physically demanding, comprehensive program dealing with the necessary knowledge and skills relative to rescue procedures needed for self rescue. Emphasis will be placed on search techniques, communications, accountability/location and self rescue procedures. Student must by physically able to crawl, climb and descend ladders, slide on rope and SUPPORT OWN BODY WEIGHT WHILE HANGING BY ARMS.

Prerequisite: ELIF or EBM or FF I

Class Limit: 24 Students

Student Needs: Pen/pencil, TOG and SCBA with spare cylinder


Class Location

Cooperstown VFD
152 N. Main Street
Cooperstown, PA 16317

Class Details

Dates: Sept 11-12, 2021

Times: 8:00 – 17:00 Sa, Su

Hours: 16 hrs


Chief Joe Crotty

Joe Crotty
Suppression-Level State Fire Instructor; former Fire Chief City of Titusville; Fire Chief, Lawrence Park VFD