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Annual TARS Level 1 Instructor Updates Extrication/EVOC/BBP/VKF

Late Renewal Offering For Those Who Missed Their 2024 Updates

Online Self Study

Registration Deadline - June 21, 2024

  Course Completion Deadline - June 30, 2024


TARS Annual Instructor Update – Online Update


Annual Instructor I Updates are the bi-annual training required for TARS certified Instructor I level instructors to remain instructors and learn new and valuable teaching skills for their upcoming training classes. All instructors are required to attend one of the annual updates every two years to retain their instructor rating.

You should be able to view this online update from a smartphone, tablet or computer. Interactive participation and attendance will be logged and verified. You will need a working microphone as this is an interactive course and participation and attendance are monitored.


Pre-Registration: Required at least one week prior to the event


Vehicle Extrication: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Lunch: 12:30pm - 1:30pm EST

Blood-borne Pathogens/EVOC/VKF - 1:30 pm -4:00 pm EST


You will need to pre-register and complete payment to receive an invitation link to participate in the program. There is a new online registration process that allows you to pay your annual fee prior to attendance that will speed up the process.


NOTE: If an instructor does not attend the update prior to their expiration date, that instructor will be in default of their instructor certification. Third year failure to attend the bi-annual required update will result in complete loss of Instructor Certification. Reinstatement within a two-year period of expiration will require a $100.00 reinstatement fee plus $20 per year expired to bring the instructor to the current year, then the instructor will be responsible for an additional $40 at the instructor update to extend their instructor rating for the additional two years. Questions regarding instructor reinstatement should be addressed to the State Training Coordinator by calling the State Office at 865-689-3256 or via email at



Course Length: 8 hours

CEHs: Dependent on Modules Attended


Pre-requisites: N/A


Required PPE: N/A


Location: ONLINE


9:30 am -12:30 pm EST for Extrication Instructors

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm EST for EVOC/VKF/BBP Instructors


TARS Instructor Bi-Annual Fee: $40 per instructor

LATE RENEWAL FEE OPTION: $65 per instructor

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