Technical Rescuer (Rope Rescue Awareness Level, Operations Level, and Technician Level)

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement


FIRE 0041 (Advanced Medical First Responder Level I (40 hours)
NOTE: Certification will not be received for Technician Level until successful completion of Operations Level; Certification for Operations Level will not be received until successful completion of Awareness Level

Course Description

This is a Technical Rescuer Course that introduces the student to the theoretical, practical, and advanced aspects of Rope Rescue Techniques. This course incorporates the Awareness, Operations, and Technician Level requirements to meet the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, 2017 Edition Chapter 5 Rope Rescue.

Course Outline

Awareness Level:
1.0     The High-Angle environment
2.0     Rescue Organization
3.0     Medical Considerations in Technical Rescue
4.0     Hauling Systems
5.0     Helicopter Rescue Operations

Operations Level:
1.0     Personal Equipment and Protection
2.0     Rope Related Equipment
3.0     Care and Use of Rescue Rope and Related Equipment
4.0     Basic High-Angle Hardware
5.0     Knots
6.0     Anchoring
7.0     Belaying of One Person Loads
8.0    Rappelling
9.0     Basic Ascending Techniques
10.0     Rescue Organization
11.0     Medical Considerations in Technical Rescue
12.0    Rescue Belaying
13.0     Pickoff Rescue Techniques
14.0     Use of Litters in High-Angle Rescue
15.0     Low-Angle Evacuation
16.0     High-Angle Lowering
17.0     Hauling Systems

Technician level:
1.0     Pickoff Rescue Techniques
2.0     Use of Litters in High-Angle Rescue
3.0     High-Angle Lowering
4.0     Hauling Systems
5.0     Highlines

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