Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC)
The candidate must be at least 18 years of age. Training and course work may be completed in advance, but certification cannot be issued until the candidate’s 18th birthday.
The candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent recognized by the State Department of Public Instruction (i.e., GED). This requirement may be waived for an individual who completed certification objectives prior to October 1, 1990.
NFPA 1407, 2020 Standard for Training Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews, Chapters 4-8.
After successful completion of this course candidates will receive the Rapid Intervention Crew Fire and Rescue Commission IFSAC Certification.
Jones and Bartlett - Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews, 3rd Edition
TIMS (FIP 7000)
Fire Fighter I & II certified
There are two methods for candidates to obtain RIC certification. The first method is by taking FIP 6411 Rapid Intervention Series which covers both required courses of the NC Rapid Intervention Crew program in one course (Safety & Survival, and Rapid Invention Crew).
The second method is by completing two separate course; FIP 6412 Rapid Intervention Crew, and FIP 6413 Safety & Survival.
|COURSE NAME||COURSE ID||HOURS|
|Rapid Intervention Series||FIP 6411||48-58|
Rapid Intervention Crew
Safety & Survival
|24-29 + SS|