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Rope Rescue LEVEL III

Rope Rescue Technician

5 Day  (40 Hour)      Certification: 2 Years

Rope Rescue Level III is an advanced five-day rope rescue course for the dedicated rescuer.

OBJECTIVE: This program is to improve a rescue team members capability to help conduct a sophisticated team rescue. This program challenges the participants through intensive hands-on experience, real time scenarios, decision making and problem solving.

Topics Include:

  • Structure and hazard assessment
  • Basic physics of rigging systems
  • Essential knot tying techniques
  • Advantages and limitations of certain rope and rescue equipment
  • Proper use and maintenance of equipment
  • Rappelling on various descending devices
  • Pick-off of a casualty hanging on a lanyard
  • Mechanical advantages & rigging of haul systems
  • Patient packaging
  • Raising & lowering of patient in litter basket with an attendant
  • Knot passing techniques
  • Utilizing changes of direction
  • Varied belay techniques
  • Additional safety concerns
    (Analyzing force vectors, edge attendants,
    communication, back-up systems)
  • Special application rescue equipment
  • Incident command system
  • Risk Management
  • Multi-agency involvement
  • Triage situations
  • Physics and dynamics of systems
  • Simple, Compound & Complex haul systems
  • Varied climbing systems
  • Steep Slope evacuation (according to needs)
  • A-frames (according to needs)
  • Tripods
  • Picket anchoring systems (according to needs)

Full participation, extensive hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 2 years.

With any High Angle Rescue Program, it is strongly recommended to set up a maintenance program for continual training.

Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

Cost: $1300.00 + tax

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