Confined Space Rescue Operations (Open Enrollment)

August 13, 2022 in West Chester, PA


This class teaches fundamental confined space rescue principles and skills. Students will learn about OSHA regulations, NFPA standards, confined space hazards, atmospheric monitoring, patient assessment & packaging, extrication techniques, and more. Hands-on evolutions in simulated confined spaces will incorporate both horizontal and vertical rescue techniques.

The class is completed in two separate steps. First, the student completes the cognitive portion of the program online from the comfort of their own home or workplace. Upon successful completion of the online component, the student will then participate in one day of practical skills training on August 13, 2022.

Class Details:

Class will run from 8:00am - 4:00pm on August 13, 2022 at the West Chester Fire Department Training Center (351 Snyder Avenue, West Chester, PA 19381). Students must have the online material completed prior to the practical skills session.

Students must bring their own class III harness, rescue helmet, rope gloves, and safety glasses to class. If you are unable to to bring any of this equipment, please contact us.

Price: $250

Note: This price includes the cost of the online material. If you have already enrolled in the online material and would like to attend this open enrollment practical session, please contact us before registering.


Students must have previously completed Rope Rescue Operations level training through Elder Technical Rescue Services, LLC or another approved training provider. Hazardous Materials Operations level training is also recommended.

PA DOH EMS Con-Ed: 9.5 hours (2.0 clinical)

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