Rope Rescue - Operations

30 hours / 3 days

 

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.

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Emphasis is placed on team-building roles and responsibilities. Students 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.

 


 

Course Schedule

 


 

 

Day #1
  • Review of NFPA Standards
  • Knots, Bends & Hitches
  • Ascending & Descending
  • Anchoring
  • Mechanical Advantage
Day #2
  • Patient Packaging
  • Lowering Systems
  • Line Transfers
  • Compound Mechanical Advantage Systems
  • Raising Systems
Day #3
  • Individual Proficiency Checks
  • High Angle Evolutions
  • Team Scenarios
  • Practical Evaluations
  • Written Testing


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