VEHEXT is a three-day vehicle extrication course sponsored by the Charlottesville-Albearle Rescue Squad. It is a combination classroom and practicum class taught at the operations/technician level with technician level scenarios.
When: March 12-14, 2021
Where: The classroom portion and some of the practical stations will be held at the National Guard Armory in Charlottesville, VA. 165 Peregory Ln, Charlottesville, VA 22902. The rest of the class will be held at a local junkyard. Students will meet at the armory and will be shuttled to the junkyard (~10mins away). Class starts at 0800 each day and students should plan on each day concluding around 1700hrs.
Required PPE that you must bring to participate as a student: PPE according to your department SOP. However, the following will be acceptable: Structural PPE, Forestry type gear, USAR, extrication specific suits or cover-alls. The following are mandatory: helmet, gloves, and eye protections. Helmet face shields are NOT acceptable eye protection.
Pre-requisites: You must be 18 years or older to participate and have complete Haz-Mat awareness. A copy of your certificate must be uploaded with the application. Previous extrication experience is not required, but is a PLUS.
Lunch will be provided all three days as well as a light offering of snacks in the morning. Water will also be provided.
Cost: $200. Online payment is due at the time of registration.
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