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Rescue Technician – Vehicle and Machinery


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 Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician. The NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications Professional Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for a rescuer at the Vehicle and Machinery specialty level.

A person certified at the Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to established scene safety, select appropriate PPE, established fire protection, determine vehicle access and egress points, stabilize and extricate patients and identify vehicle construction features.

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.