Seneca College - NFPA 1006 (2017) Chapter 8 Vehicle Rescue and Extrication, Operations Level
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NFPA 1006 (2017) Chapter 8 Vehicle Rescue and Extrication, Operations Level

Our new NFPA 1006 Operations Level Vehicle Rescue and Extrication course will develop skills and knowledge directly applicable to real-world operations. 

May 3rd 6:00pm-9:30pm 
May 4th 9:00am-5:00pm
May 5th 9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $675 (No HST)
Location: 1750 Finch Ave East, Seneca College Newnham Campus, Fire Protection Training Centre.
Registration Deadline:  April 12, 2019 (space is limited)
Program Title:
NFPA 1006 (2017) Chapter 8 Vehicle Rescue and Extrication
Program Outline:
Through in-class and hands-on practical sessions and scenarios, students will develop real-world operations level skills and knowledge. Some highlights of skills and knowledge the student will possess at course completion: Scene Size up, Vehicle Stabilization, Victim Access and Management, Extrication Techniques, Alternative Extrication Techniques.  See course Itinerary below for details.
This course meets or exceeds all requirements of NFPA 1006 (2017 edition) for Vehicle Rescue and Extrication. Successful participants will receive a Seneca College Fire Services Training Division Certificate.
(strongly recommended)
NFPA 1001, Level 2
Recommended Skills/Knowledge:
  • Safety procedures for highways operations
  • Patient Management/First Aid
  • Principles of Size-up
Modes of
Combination of home study, in class lecture and practical/hands-on.
Modes of
Pre-course assignments, in-class quizzes, final written test, skills evaluations.
All curriculum assignments are mandatory. Each student must receive a minimum of a 70% Passing Grade.
Attendance Policy:
Attendance in mandatory for all In-class & Exam Sessions.
In preparation for the course students are required to complete quizzes and assignments from chapters 1-11 of Vehicle Rescue and Extrication, 2nd Edition published by Jones and Bartlett. Assignments and quizzes will be completed on the Jones and Bartlett Navigate 2 online Platform. All assignments and quizzes must be completed before the first class. Students will receive Pre course assignments by April 12th at the latest.
*Note: Course fees do not include textbook and online resources costs. Students are responsible for purchasing Vehicle Rescue and Extrication, 2nd Edition published by Jones and Bartlett with the Navigate 2 Platform (online tool).
Required Resources
Vehicle Rescue and Extrication, 2nd Edition published by Jones and Bartlett (note: you will need to purchase the Navigate 2
You can purchase the book and online resource pack from the following sources:
Be sure to purchase a new book with a new navigate 2 code (a used book/code will not work).
Required Personal Protective Equipment
Students must provide their own: approved fire boots or safety shoes, fire helmet, safety glasses, fire gloves.
Seneca College is able to provide bunker gear at no cost

NFPA 1006 (2017) Chapter 8 Vehicle Rescue and Extrication Course Itinerary

Class #1:
  • Introduction
  • Take up pre-class assignments and quiz
  • Awareness Level Lectures: Incident Awareness, Tools and Equipment, Mechanical Energy and Vehicle Anatomy, Supplemental Restraint Systems
May 3, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Class # 2
  • Operations Level Lectures: Scene Size up, Vehicle Stabilization, Victim Access and Management, Alternative Extrication Techniques
  • Tool Familiarization
  • Patient Management
  • De-energization
  • Stabilization
  • Glass removal
  • Door removal
  • Roof removal
  • Dash lift/Dash roll
May 4, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Class #3
  • Operations Level Lectures: Site Operations, Advanced Vehicle Technology, Terminating the Incident
  • Scenario: Multi-vehicle collision with vehicles on side and/or roof

May 5, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Please fill out registration form and return to:

Rob Millar
Accreditation & Program Development Coordinator
Pre-Service Firefighter & Fire Protection Technology Programs
Seneca College Applied Arts & Technology
416-491-5050 ext. 26430