Confined Space Operations includes team-building working towards a systematic approach to Confined Space Rescue in IDLH environments. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge to conduct rope-based rescue operations in a variety of confined space environments. Rope based rescue systems will be utilized emphasizing the selection, construction, and proper use of these systems in the confined space environment.Book Now
Students will gain practical experience in the use of communication systems, resource material, patient packaging devices, atmospheric monitoring equipment, supplied air systems, air sampling strategies, and strategies/tactics for successful emergency entry operations. Participants will operate as an integral part of a team environment and will be directed and monitored by instructors acting as team leaders. Students are given written, individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course meets or exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.
This course standardizes embankment rescue and provides the foundation skills for students who would like to move into the high angle operations and technician level courses. Students will learn the capabilities and limitations of their equipment in a classroom environment. Students then move to realistic hands-on scenarios, finishing with fully involved steep-slope rescue scenarios.Book Now
Expanding on the skills developed in Rope Rescue Awareness, the Operations level focuses on skills in the vertical environment including removing victims stranded in precarious environments.Book Now
Rope Rescue - Operations
This course expands on the skills developed in Rope Rescue Operations. The Technician level requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge, and techniques for high hazard environments, The equipment used and the procedures required are necessary to safely and effectively coordinate technical rescue incidents in the high angle environment. Emphasis is placed on advanced techniques, Rescue attendant skills, and leadership development.Book Now