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Rope Rescue Technician; June 3-7, 2024

Rope Rescue Technician is an advanced ropes course designed to provide the firefighter or rescue technician with advanced rope rescue skills. Meets the NFPA 1006 JPR's for technician level rope rescue.

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Rope Rescue Technician; June 3-7, 2024
Rope Rescue Technician; June 3-7, 2024

Dates & Location

Jun 03, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 07, 2024, 4:00 PM

Location is TBD

About this course

Rope Rescue Technician is a dynamic 40+ hour advanced ropes course designed for firefighters and other rescue professionals.

This is a fast-paced course, with emphasis on real-world applications and scenario-based, hands-on training in both urban and wilderness settings.

Key topics include use of ropes, knots, rigging and pulley systems; multi-point anchors; descending, rappelling, belaying tools and techniques; high angle victim packaging; load releasing systems; use of a "set of 4's"; rescue scene organization and management; unsupported rope ascent; supported and unsupported pick-off rescues; protected lead climbing; high angle litter rigging and tending; use of artificial high directionals; and rope systems to facilitate horizontal movement.   Upon completion, students will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to fulfill the JPR's for technician level rope rescue, established in NFPA 1006 (2017 ed.).  This course is taught by current Rescue Specialists from Empact’s Urban Search and Rescue Task Force who are also current Fire Service based technical rescue providers and instructors.

Location: TBD

 Hours: 0800-1600 Daily

 Cost: $1425 per student. Cancellations must be received 14 days prior to course commencement in order to receive a refund.  Substitutions are allowed.

Required Equipment: Helmet, eye protection, gloves, boots, Class III harness.

Pre-Requisites: This is not an introductory course and assumes the participant has an operations level understanding of rope rescue, as well as an understanding of incident management and safety procedures applicable to the technical rescue environment.  Specifically, students must be able to tie all applicable knots prior to the course beginning.  A list of required knots and learning resources will be sent to students prior to the course.  While our Rescue Systems 1 course is not required prior to attending, it is strongly encouraged

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