INTERESTED IN HOSTING A MASS TRANSIT RESCUE CLASS?
Contact the TARS State Office at 865-689-3256 or email
Mass Transit Rescue (School Bus and Bus)
The Mass Transit Rescue program is designed to give students a well-rounded education on bus construction and types of buses, as well as, other forms of public transportation. Discussed in the class are tour buses, trains, and a special emphasis placed on school buses. Basic Extrication procedures, intermediate procedures and advanced rescue techniques are taught in a mix of field and classroom activities. Taught on a regional basis by TARS certified college level instructors.
Course Length: 16 hours
Must have current Basic (Awareness/Operations Level) Extrication Certification
NFPA approved structural firefighting gear or extrication jumpsuit / technical rescue gear, helmet, secondary eye protection, leather type gloves or extrication type gloves, hard sole shoes preferably steel toe or any NFPA approved type boot.
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.