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.
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.