This course includes and exceeds all the learning and skills required for NFPA 1006 (2021) Confined Rescue Awareness, Operations, and Technician (Chapter 7) and NFPA 1670 (2017). Utilizing SFA’s student manual and Job Performance Requirements, students will learn the fundamentals of confined space rescue, from instructors who have been exposed to real-life experiences in the discipline. At SFA, you will learn fundamental and forward-thinking, innovative techniques, from the best in the business. You will even perform scenarios based on the real calls our instructors have experienced.
At SFA, you will have the unparalleled opportunity to learn different types of victim removal using different harnesses, in unique scenarios. Training entails becoming an expert with lock-out/tag-out/block-out, air monitoring and ventilation, rescues from confined spaces with hazards, and incident management.
In accordance with the NFPA standards, topics of instruction include: identifying resource capabilities and limitations, using differing communication methods with the victim, using and applying PPE and fall prevention methods, assessing and controlling hazards to set up a rescue area, planning and utilizing tools and equipment, and packaging and removing the victim from a confined space. If you are looking for safe, quality training, look no further.
- Lock-out / Tag-out / Block-out
- Tripod Rescue
- Air Monitoring and Ventilation
- Rescues from Confined Spaces with Hazards
- Incident Management
- Rope Rescue Awareness and Operations – NFPA 1006
- Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations – NFPA 1006
- Access to SFA PPE
- Instructor Led Theory
- Instructor Led Practical Skills All training is conducted safely in accordance with Section 21 Guidance
All training is conducted safely in accordance with Section 21 Guidance Notes, NFPA Standards for Increased Hazard Exposure Training, and experienced Southwest Fire Academy instructors with a 5:1 student to instructor ratio.
What is Included
- Access to SFA PPE and equipment
- SFA custom student manual
- Complete JPR package (SFA retains all original documentation)
- Certificate of qualification
What to Bring
- CSA approved footwear
- Station workwear (long pants recommended)
Candidates successful in this program will receive a certificate of completion from Southwest Fire Academy. The OFMEM does not currently administer testing for this course; however, when it is available, students with a certificate of completion will qualify for the testing. Any OFMEM testing must be registered for separately, as this is not included in the SFA course.
Please note: if this course is not filled to 75% capacity 7 days before it is scheduled to begin, it may be cancelled. In the event of course cancellation, you will be provided adequate notice and a full refund.
Accommodations may be available upon request for the duration of your program. If you are staying for one or two nights, the flat rate for accommodations is $50 plus taxes. If you are staying for three or more nights, the fee is $100 plus taxes, total. Regardless of how long you are on campus, your fee will not exceed $100 plus taxes. This fee grants you access to your bunk, a communal kitchen, parking, and washroom/shower facilities. Please contact SFA at 705-510-9501 or email@example.com with advanced notice, to reserve your spot.