Trench Rescue Awareness

Essential trench rescue training for all first responders.


This online, self-paced class teaches first responders how to perform a size-up of trench and excavation 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 trenches. Students will also be introduced to specialized equipment used in trench rescue. All first responders will benefit from this course!

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


The course material assumes the student is a member of an emergency services agency and familiar with the incident command system.


Certificates of Continuing Education and PA DOH EMS Con-Ed credits will be issued to all students successfully completing the program.

Group Enrollments:

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.

Course Curriculum

  Hazard Identification and Mitigation
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  First-Due Considerations
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  Course Conclusion
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