Technical Rescuer (Rope Rescue Level I)

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement Note:  NFPA 1006 Rope Rescue Level I Certification Testing Available Upon Request


High School Graduation;
Emergency Medical Responder (40 hours) and/or Equivalent;
Firefighter I or Basic Firefighting Certificate;
Marine Institute Approved Medical Clearance
NOTE:  NFPA 1006 Technical Rescuer Rope Rescue Level I Certification Testing Pre-Requisites (as outline by Fire and Emergency Services NL):
Successful completion of NFPA 1006, Rescue Technician – Core
Emergency Medical Responder 80 Hour course as provided by St. John Ambulance or Red Cross
Medical Clearance signed by physician only

Course Description

This is a Technical Rescuer Course that introduces the student to both the theoretical and practical aspects of Level I Rope Rescue Techniques. This course incorporates the Rope Rescue and Core Skill (Chapter 5) techniques to meet National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006 professional standards.

Course Outline

1.0   Introduction to Rope Rescue

2.0   Incident Planning and Scene Management

3.0   Safety

4.0   Equipment and System Components

5.0   Knots

6.0   Anchor Systems

7.0   Belaying

8.0   Rappelling

9.0   Lowering Systems

10.0 Mechanical Advantages, Raising, and Ascending Systems

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