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Rapid Intervention Company Operations (R.I.C.O.)
September 11th – 14th, 2023
Location: Romeoville Fire Academy – Romeoville, Illinois
THIS INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL COURSE IS A MUST HAVE FOR ALL FIREFIGHTERS!
ALL NEW SCENARIOS, LIVE FIRE EVOLUTIONS!
Rapid intervention begins with PROACTIVE BEHAVIORS AND SOLID TRAINING.
This intense four-day 30 hour course provides students with the solid foundation and skills needed to work as a member of a rapid intervention team on the fireground. This course is delivered with continuous updated hands – on techniques and maneuvers as well as live fireground scenarios into three progressive areas including Firefighter Survival, Firefighter Rescue, and Rapid Intervention Operations.
The only 30 hours Rapid Intervention Program held on a national level providing college credit hours.
It is recognized as one of the most comprehensive programs in the Nation meeting and exceeding all guidelines in NFPA 1407.
Rapid Intervention Company Operations 30 Hour Program qualifies for Montgomery GI Bill
"This program is approved for the enrollment of qualified veterans and/or other eligible persons to receive Montgomery GI Bill education benefits."
HANDS-ON TRAINING FOR YOUR
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"Fireground Rapid Intervention"
THIS COURSE IS A MUST HAVE FOR ALL FIREFIGHTERS! Rapid intervention begins with Pro Active Behavior! This course teaches rapid intervention skills in several stages: FF Survival, Firefighter Rescue, and Rapid Intervention Company Operations.
Individual techniques and skills involved in firefighter rescue. Skills include: Emergency air supply, searching for a firefighter, assessing and packaging a firefighter, drags and carries, ladder rescues, rescues from entanglements, breaches, below grade and restricted areas. Positions and assignments, and fireground operations, proactive behaviors, tool use, staging, and more of a rapid intervention team.
"RIT AIR PACK MANAGEMENT: Emergency Operations"
This unique and challenging 1 day program is designed to expose you as well as prepare you for the complexities of utilizing RIT Packs both physically and mentally that can be experienced during an unthinkable event; a Mayday and the rescue of one of our own, or the rescue of a civilian. The course reviews all variations and models of RIT AIR PACKs from various manufacturers and their applications and relationships to each other. Extensive hands on applications are than applied in scenario based environments.
"Fireground Rapid Egress: Tactical Survival"
This unique and one of a kind interactive hands on program will provide all participants with rapid fire survival techniques and maneuvers when endangered by threatening fireground dynamics. This incredible course provides firefighters with rapid egress techniques whether they involve exiting structures or retreating to safe areas within them. Participants will be engaged in and taught rapid decision making survival methods individually as well as with their partners from the threats of flashover, disorientation, collapse, flame fronts and other fireground dynamics which can threaten their safety and survival.
"Fireground Search and Rescue"
This hands-on program involves many actions that need to be taken involving civilian searches as well as involves fireground firefighter rescue and survival. Areas to be covered throughout the program are zero visibility, search techniques and maneuvers for residential, commercial, assemblies and large area structures, aggressive primary searches, air management, tools, victim drags and carries, thermal imaging and rope assisted search procedures (RASP).
"Rope Assisted Search Procedures R.A.S.P. at Large Area Structures"
One of the most dangerous activities on the fire ground is searching for civilians and distressed firefighters in Mayday situations in large area structures. This incredible hands-on program is the forerunner and innovator in the techniques and maneuvers needed to search large areas with speed and accuracy along with providing air management skills and accountability. RICOFIRERESCUE INC is the leader in developing all types of search techniques especially in the area of rope assisted searches. Learn the art of speed on a rope along with, TIC lead searches, TIC directed searches, Anchoring, Human anchoring, Decision making, speed searching, civilian and distressed firefighter removals, tethering, fanning, minimum manning searches, proper tools, Rit air pack applications, rope bag control and deployments along with command and control. 3 hour and 6 hour programs available at your department.