Technical Rescue – Level I

Technical Rescue – Level I



TECHNICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN

Confined Space &
High Angle Rope Rescue

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DURATION

5 Days (40 Hours)
Check-In: 7:45 am
Start Time: 8:00 am

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CERTIFICATION

2 Years

Industry Standard Certification

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PRICE

Cost: $ 1,475.00
Tax: $ 73.75
Total Fee: $ 1,548.75

COURSE INFORMATION

Technical Rescue – Level I 
This is a five-day program designed to meet the training needs of the dedicated rescuer, including both Confined Space & High Angle Rescue Techniques.

PURPOSE: 
To understand and use procedures, equipment and techniques needed to implement a safe rescue of a casualty at height

OBJECTIVE: This more advanced rope work course is for students to utilize basic techniques to solve varied and compounded problems, through practical scenarios based on actual rescue situations.

Topics Include:

  • Legislation (Requirement for Pre-Planned Rescue)
  • Hazard Assessment & Control
  • Structure Assessment (Anchors)
  • Advanced Physics of Rigging Systems
  • Essential Knot Tying Techniques
  • Raising & Lowering of Patient in Litter Basket
  • Special Application Rescue Equipment
  • Confined Space Specific Rescue Equipment
  • Casualty Management / WCB Transport
  • Advantages & Limitations of Rope & Rescue Equipment
  • Proper Use & Maintenance of Equipment
  • Additional Safety Concerns (Analyzing Force Vectors, Edge Attendants)
  • Personnel Communication & Systems
  • Considerations of an Effective Rescue Plan
  • Team Building
  • Incident Command System
  • High Angle Risk Management
  • Multi Agency Involvement
  • Triage Situations

Skills:

  • Ascending of Various Systems
  • Rappelling on Various Descending Devices
  • Appropriate Techniques for Belay
  • Pick-off a Casualty Hanging on a FA Lanyard
  • Lowering of a Casualty to a Safe Position on the Ground
  • Mechanical Advantages & Rigging of Haul Systems
  • Simple, Compound & Complex Haul Systems
  • Varied Climbing Systems
  • Patient Packaging
  • Raising & Lowering of Patient in Litter Basket with an Attendant
  • Knot Passing Techniques
  • Utilizing Changes of Direction
  • Steep Slope Evacuation (According to Needs)
  • A-Frames (According to Needs)
  • Tripods 
  • Picket Anchoring Systems (According to Needs)
  • Utilizing Communication Systems
  • Special Application Rescue Equipment
  • Participants receive a student manual in which they are able to follow along and take required notes as part of their participation.
  • Upon successful completion of the required exam with a minimum score of 75% you will receive a Certificate of Completion
  • Full participation and extensive hands-on demonstrations are required by each participant to successfully complete this program.

Note:
With any High Angle Rescue Program, it is strongly recommended to set up an internal maintenance program for continual training and experience.


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7053 – Farrell Rd. SE
Calgary, AB. Canada T2H 0T3

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