Scope of Training
This course is designed for individuals who have recently taken High Angle Rescue Awareness and Operations level courses and wish to expand their knowledge of rescue techniques and principles of command and control.. This course follows the guidelines as set by NFPA 1006 2003 edition Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications. Training may be held at your facility or ours, utilizing your equipment or our equipment.
Hours of Training
- Critical thinking in rope rescue.
- Physics of rope rescue.
- Commands for rope rescue.
- Suspension trauma
- Knots for rescue.
- Hardware types, use and limits.
- Anchor systems critical angles, single point, multi point and contingency systems
- Belay systems TPB and mechanical.
- Haul systems simple, compound and bolt on.
- Practical haul systems.
- Rappelling & ascending.
- Knot passing lowering, rappelling and Ascending.
- Pick-off techniques lowering, rappelling and fall arrest.
- Basic basket rescues with Attendant.
- Mid face litter scoops.
- Theory exam one hour
- Practical evolutions related to:
- Multiple point anchor system.
- Simple and compound haul system.
- Rappelling and lowering based pick-offs.
- Ascending fixed rope, switching to descending system.
- High angle patient packaging and lowering.
- Self Rescue.
- Twin track high line with tag lines, independent belays and a Norwegian or English Reeve.
- Practical testing as per NFPA 1006 2003 edition.
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