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Light Frame Structural Collapse Course

July 29-30, 2023

Coffee County Rescue Squad

2270 Murfreesboro Hwy.,  Manchester, TN 37355

Structural Collapse Rescue Course (Light Frame Portion)


The Structural Collapse Rescue course is designed to impart knowledge and develop skills to mitigate light frame type structural collapse situations. Type of collapses coupled with shoring techniques for walls, ceilings, doors and windows are covered in this course. In addition, 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: 16 hours

CEHs: 10


Prerequisites: None

Required PPE:

-ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2009 (Class E, Type I) Approved Helmet or Construction type hard hat

-ANSI Z87.1+ Approved Eye protection

-Long pants

-Hard sole shoes preferably steel toe

-Leather gloves or extrication type gloves

Tools Required:

-Hammer - minimum 16oz

-Nail apron

-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.

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