Rope & Rescue Training

 

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Rope Rescue Training Level 1 (Operations)

Who is this course for?  This course is for anyone looking to further their life skills in rescue operations. It will provide you with a high degree of technical knowledge and experience with high angle and confined space rescue techniques.

The 3 day course consists of a combination between classroom and practical experience, plus an external evaluation. By the end of the course, participants will have a working knowledge of equipment identification and selection, anchoring and rigging techniques, packaging, and mechanical advantage systems. The focus is on confined space and high angle rope rescue. A participant leaving this course will understand the importance of protecting themselves while conducting a rescue, will be able to employ basic safe and efficient rescue techniques, and could potentially save the life of a co-worker or friend in a survival situation.

The Level 1 Operations course provides individuals with a limited ability to identify hazards, use equipment, and perform technical rescue operations as per NFPA 1006 standards. 

Topics Include:

  • Equipment identification
  • Rescue Knots
  • Anchoring and Rigging Systems
  • Patient Packaging & Management
  • Lowering/Belay & Haul Systems
  • Tripod Operations
  • Rescue from a fall
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Respiratory Operations

Rope Rescue Training Level 2 (Technician)

Who is this course for? This course requires at a minimum Level 1 High Angle and Confined Space Rescue training or equivalent.

The 8 day course is a combination between classroom and practical groundwork, plus an external evaluation. By the end of the course, participants will have an advanced knowledge of equipment identification and selection, anchoring and rigging techniques, packaging, and mechanical advantage systems. The focus is on confined space and high angle rope rescue. A participant leaving this course will be professionally capable of protecting themselves in rescue situations, will be able to employ advanced safe and efficient rescue techniques, and can provide rescues in survival situations.

The Level 2 Technician course provides individuals with an advanced ability to identify hazards, use equipment, and perform technical rescue operations as per NFPA 1006 standards.

Topics Include:

The Level 2 course will provide further instruction on all topics covered in the Level 1 course, as well as introducing the following:

  • Confined Space Entry & Monitor
  • Rescue Planning
  • Rappelling and Bottom Belay
  • Action Plan

 

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We can facilitate training of any kind to any size group; however, we do not offer private training at this time. If you are interested in corporate solutions, contact the facility nearest you directly on the "locations" page.