About this Training Provider
Specialty Rescue Training specializes in assisting departments in meeting the stringent training requirements of NFPA and NIMS.
All courses meet the functional levels set forth by NFPA. Our goal is to work with your department to determine what levels of training are needed for your agency, provide the appropriate training, and assist your department in maintaining its compliance with NFPA and NIMS. The instructors at Specialty Rescue Training are career professionals who work for you to meet your departments needs.
Whether you are a Firefighter or a River Guide, we can provide a Swiftwater Rescue Training program to meet your needs. We offer courses in:
- Swiftwater Rescue
- Technical Rope Rescue
- Boat Handling
- Vehicle Extrication
Dan Wheeley, owner of Specialty Rescue Training, is an Instructor Trainer for Rescue 3 International as well as an instructor for the State of Tennessee (TARS). He has been teaching water and rope rescue classes for over 10 years now. With an extensive background in whitewater in the commercial rafting industry as an outfitter manager he brings a little extra to the Swiftwater Rescue programs he teaches. Dan works as a Lieutenant / Paramedic with Washington County - Johnson City EMS and is Captain over Washington County Rescue services which provides the technical rescue for his area.