Rescue Technician - Technical Rope Rescue
Instructional Hours: 54.00
Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to function as part of an integrated rescue team to extricate victims in low and high angle environments.
Course Description: Major topics covered in the course include anchoring; mechanical advantage systems; rappelling in the vertical environment; and constructing high-line rescue systems. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.
Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examination.
*This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Rope Technical Rescuer I and II.
MFRI Personal Protective Equipment and SCBA (FIRE 098), or MFRI Firefighter I (FIRE 101), or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ or IFSAC Firefighter I certification, or equivalent AND MFRI Rescue Technician - Site Operations (RES 101), or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ or IFSAC Rescue Technician - Site Operations certification or equivalent.