Extrication Training


The Industry Leader in Professional Extrication Instruction

All PXT courses are designed to meet and or exceed NFPA and DPPST standards. The foundation of the PXT philosophy is based on the World Rescue Organizations (WRO) and Transportation Emergency Rescue Committee (TERC).


Hand Tools Only Auto Extrication
First Responder Jack Training

PXT 601 (4) Hour Basic Course: This course is our basic introduction to “Hand Tools Only” Auto Extrication Course. The students will learn the art of extrication using hand tools with heavy emphasis on The First Responder Jack, Reciprocating Saws, Air Chisels and other basic hand tools. The course will cover the following using a passenger vehicle on its wheels:

  • Scene Size Up
  • Safety Considerations
  • Extrication Plans
  • Egress & Access for rescuers
  • Basic Stabilization
  • Auto Extrication


PXT 602 (8) Hour Advanced Course: Here the students will cover the basics listed above as well as advanced techniques in auto extrication in the following categories:

  • Advanced Stabilization using simple Hand Tools
  • Advanced Cribbing Techniques
  • Patient Removal
  • Car on its side procedures
  • Car upside down procedures
  • Vehicle over-rides
  • Several advanced auto extrication techniques
  • Some Heavy Lift


I would recommend this to anyone interested in fire service. The knowledge I took from this class will carry me through my career.

- Chris Johnson
Lewis County FD #8, Salkum, WA


For both classes PXT can provide all the necessary tools and equipment as well as provide Instructors only using your departments/companies tools & equipment. In either case PXT can instruct up to 32 students in both the PXT 601 and 602 courses.


For more information regarding any of the training listed above or price quotes for your agency,
please contact us at (253) 381-0213 or (800) 233-2051


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