Skip to Main Content

Program Overview

This certification covers the NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer, Current Edition.

Members of approved North Carolina fire departments and rescue squads are eligible to receive tuition waivers for these classes.

Program Contacts:

Ian Harrell

Director - Fire and Rescue Programs/ESTC

Workforce Certificate Courses

Technical Rescuer Certification

FIP-6501 Rescue Operations
FIP-6502 Anchors & MAS
FIP-6503 Fixed Rope Systems
FIP-6504 Health and Wellness
FIP-6505 Helicopter Transport
FIP-6506 Horizontal Systems
FIP-6507 Lowers and Raises
FIP-6508 Personal Protective Equipment
FIP-6509 Rescue Equipment
FIP-6510 Rope Basics
FIP-6511 Victim Management

Total credits needed to graduate: 129 Hours

Learning Outcomes

Firefighter students will:

  • Learn to operate safely and effectively at an emergency incident
  • Participates as a member of a team to mitigate and control various emergency incidents.
  • Perform the duties of a Technical Rescuer in the State of North Carolina.

Want to Learn More?

Choosing a college is an important decision, and we’re pleased that you’re interested in Surry Community College.