INTERESTED IN HOSTING A TRENCH RESCUE CLASS?
Contact the TARS State Office at 865-689-3256 or email
Advanced Trench Rescue Course
The Advanced Trench Rescue course is designed to impart knowledge and develop skills in order to build upon skills and knowledge previously learned in the basic trench rescue course. Advanced Trench Rescue covers the more advanced designs of trenches with “T” and “X” type trenches. Also, the use of mechanical shoring devices and other techniques and equipment available to deal with these type incidents are covered in this course. This course is taught on a regional basis by TARS certified college level instructors.
Course Length: 20 hours
Pre-requisites: Basic Trench Rescue Course
-ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2009 (Class E, Type I) Approved Helmet or Construction type hard hat
-ANSI Z87.1+ Approved Eye protection
-Hard sole shoes preferably steel toe
-Leather gloves or extrication type gloves
-Hammer - minimum 16oz
-Tape measure (Minimum 25 ft.)
-Pencil and some type of small writing pad
TARS Full Unit Member: $85 per student
TARS Associate Member: $150 per student
Non-TARS Member: $200 per student
Note: All registrations received up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class will be at the normal pricing. Any registration received during the period two-week period prior to the start date of the course will incur an additional $20 processing fee regardless of member, associate member, or non-member registration.