What are examples or types of technical rescue?
Technical rescue includes:
- Rope rescue
- Confined space rescue
- Vehicle/machinery rescue
- Structural collapse rescue
- Trench rescue
- Water rescue
What does “high risk/low frequency” mean?
There is greater risk or increased danger involved in performing
technical rescue, and the need for technical rescue doesn’t occur
frequently or often.
If I want to study fire science technical rescue, do I need
to register for and attend an information meeting?
All students interested in studying fire science technical rescue
must register and attend an online information meeting.
Why do I need to register for and attend an information meeting?
Students must complete certain requirements to enroll in
the fire science technical rescue associate
degree program. Information meetings are held to go
over the requirements in detail.
What are the requirements for the Fire Science Technical Rescue
Ohio Fire Academy (OFA)
An OFA Fire Science Technical Rescue Checklist can help students keep track of the
Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the
program I want to study?
The courses students need to take to complete a certificate or
degree are listed in a plan of study.
Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
The fire science technical rescue associate degree program
includes hands-on learning and some classes are taken
face-to-face. There are some online courses that can be taken as
part of the fire science technical rescue program.
What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for
COTC awards more than $1 million in scholarships to
students each year.
Every student is encouraged to complete a Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for grants,
scholarships and loans.
Students who complete a FAFSA are automatically considered for
some scholarships. Other scholarships
require an application.
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at
740.366.9435 or email NWKfirstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I get started at COTC?
Help us learn more about you by visiting our Future Students webpage, then follow
the COTC Steps to Enroll to