Tower Rescue Awareness

Essential tower rescue training for all first responders!

Tower rescue incidents include rescuing individuals from cellular, transmission, and other structures at height. This online, self-paced class teaches first responders how to perform a size-up of tower rescue incidents, so a safe and effective initial response can be implemented. Students will implement scene management strategies and learn how to recognize and mitigate hazards associated with tower rescue incidents. Students will also be introduced to specialized equipment used in tower rescue. All first responders will benefit from this course!

We can also set this class up for every member of your organization. Contact us to learn more about group pricing and the enrollment process.

Please note: This online class should be completed in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.


Course Curriculum


  Definitions, Standards, Regulations
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  Hazard Identification and Mitigation
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  First-Due Considerations
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like.
Are there any pre-requisites?
The course material assumes the student is a member of an emergency services agency and familiar with the incident command system.
Will I receive a certificate and continuing education credits?
Yes! After completing all online class requirements you will automatically be issued a Tower Rescue Awareness (1.5 hours) certificate of continuing education. The class is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of EMS for 1.5 continuing education hours (0.5 clinical, 1.0 other). These hours will also be accepted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).
Who is this class intended for?
Tower Rescue Awareness is intended for all first responders - firefighters, EMS providers, and police officers.
I want to set this course up for my organization, do you offer group pricing?
Yes! Email us ([email protected]) with how many enrollments you need and we will send you a quote.