ROPE RESCUE CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Confined Space Rescue Professional (CONF:P)
This course 3 day is designed to improve the safety and productivity of emergency responders faced with responding to confined space emergencies. The focus of the course is on hazard identification, safe operations and rescue skills. The course covers basic and specialized equipment, rope and rigging, safety considerations, scene management and organization, lowering and raising systems, patient packaging and litter management in confined space environments.
Standard: NFPA, OSHA and Rescue 3
Prerequisites: TRR:OL or TRR:TL
Swiftwater Rescue Technician Unit 1 (SRT1)
This is our most popular course. The SRT1 course provides rescuers with thefundamentals of survival in moving water and is recommended for anyone who may be called upon to effect in-water rescues. Students gain knowledge in hydrology and river classifications, size-up, site control and scene management. Practical skills include self-rescue, swiftwater swimming and the fundamentals of shore, boat and in-water rescues. Additionally students are introduced to the basics of boat handling and the fundamentals of rope rescue including mechanical advantage and anchor systems.
The SRT1 class also provides the resucer the foundation to the NFPA Swiftwater Technician level. Swiftwater Technician level is a mandatory training level for inclusion on a Federal Emergency Management Agency Swiftwater/Flood Search and Rescue Team at all Team levels.
Standard: NFPA 1670 Operations (Water)
Prerequisites: Basic swimming ability
Technical Rope Rescue: Technician Level (TRR:TL)
This course is designed to take students from basic over-the-bank rescues to progressively more vertical scenarios. Students learn and practice such skills as preplanning, size-up and scene management, ascending and descending, belaying, mechanical advantage systems, lowering and raising systems, patient packaging and litter attending, tethers, and highlines.
Completion of the TRR:TL class satisfies the requirements in NFPA 1670 for Technical Rope Technician level training. In addition, Technician level training is mandatory for inclusion on many Federal Emergency Management Agency Teams at different Team levels.
Standard: NFPA 1670 Technician (Rope)