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Rescue Technician – General Requirement


The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a rescue technician. The NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications Professional Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for a person to be certified at multiple levels within the 1006 standard. The General Requirements outline the entrance requirements that an individual needs to be certified at prior to becoming certified at a specific rescue specialty level.

A person certified at the General Requirement level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to advance to the specialty areas.

Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the candidate handbook and application.

Certification Documents

PLEASE NOTE:  All certification applications must be typed using the PDF fillable document.