Rope Rescue Training Level 1 (Operations)

Course Overview:

This 3 day course offers a combination of 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.

Learning Objectives & Specific Outcomes:

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

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 1 (Operations)



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Rope Rescue Training Level 1 (Operations)

Course Details

  • Gain an understanding of how to identify hazards
  • Meet NFPA 1006 Standards
  • Learn to perform technical rescue operations
  • Kelowna
  • Calgary
  • Prince Rupert
  • Prince George
  • Your Location
  • 3 Days
  • Physically fit
  • Varies
  • Varies