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
This course includes: Review of NFPA Standards, Knots Bends & Hitches, Advanced Anchoring, Complex Mechanical Advantage Systems, advanced pickoffs & line transfers, patient packaging, multiple lowering & raising systems with attendants, Kootenay High lines, and team scenarios.
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
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