Illinois Fire Service Institute


Structural Collapse Technician - Level II : 45.00 Hours

Course Description

The scope of this course is to prepare responders to operate as a local member of a regional team within the NIMS at a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive) WMD event requiring statewide response that has resulted in the failure of a building constructed of steel, concrete, or masonry. This course is extensively hands-on and prepares the student to operate safely and efficiently at a building collapse incident involving WMD. It offers practice in cutting, breaching, lifting, stabilizing, searching, shoring, packaging, and removing victims from a simulated collapse environment. This course is intense and physically demanding, but the competence and confidence that is gained is worth the sweat that is lost.


  Syllabus - Structural Collapse Rescue Technician.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • nfa-endorsed
  • structural collapse rescue


IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.

If you have specific questions about this course contact JONATHAN FRYE

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact JONATHAN FRYE or your regional representative.

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county.

Upcoming Classes

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champaign Mon, Oct 11 2021 -
Fri, Oct 15 2021

champaign Mon, Oct 25 2021 -
Fri, Oct 29 2021

Applicable Credits

Hours 12
11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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