PREREQUISITE FOR THIS TEST: The candidate must have successfully completed the Introduction to Technical Rescue certification test prior to attempting this test.
WRITTEN TEST: There are two (2) written tests with 50 questions each. One test covers Level 1 and the other covers Level 2.
SKILLS TEST: There are six (6) skills stations covering Levels 1 and 2.
STANDARD: The certification test is based upon the NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, 2013 edition, Chapter 9, Structural Collapse.
READING REFERENCE TEXT: The written tests are referenced to FEMA, Structural Collapse Technician Course, June 2012. The specific referenced pages are listed in the Structural Collapse Rescue Technician Levels 1 & 2 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
FACIAL HAIR POLICY: All certification test candidates must be clean shaved in the area of the seal of the mask in accordance with the KFRTI Facial Hair Policy.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: The required personal equipment for each candidate is listed in the Structural Collapse Rescue Technician Levels 1 & 2 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
FEES: The fee for this certification test is $85.00 for Kansas fire fighters and $170.00 for non-Kansas fire fighters.
There is an additional $17.50 fee, made payable to the ProBoard, for the ProBoard certificate.
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