Technical Rope Rescue Technician

Duration: 5 Days
Price: $700
Prerequisites: None
Recommended additional courses: Swiftwater Rescue Technician, and Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to set up and manage low and high angle technical rope systems, while managing scene for patient and rescuer safety.

Course topics included in this five day course: scene size-up and management; knots, anchors, mechanical advantage, belaying, ascending and descending; establishing and managing low and high angle vertical rope systems; constructing high lines with a midpoint drop; patient packaging, litters, and managing litters during transport; attending to a litter, taglines and tethers; lowering and raising systems; and mitigating challenges typical or unique to low and high angle haul systems (establishing anchors, knot passing, on scene communication).

Technical Ropes

This five day course meets the NFPA 1670 Standard for Technical Rope Rescue and NFPA Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications.  It is also required to meet the standard for SRT-A.

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Technical Rope Rescue Operations

Duration: 3 Days
Price: $425
Prerequisites: None
Recommended additional courses: Technical Rope Rescue Technician

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to set up and manage low angle technical rope systems, while managing scene for patient and rescuer safety.

Course topics included in this three day course: scene size-up and management; knots, anchors, mechanical advantage, belaying, ascending and descending; establishing and managing rope systems; patient packaging, litters, and managing litters during transport; mitigating challenges typical to low angle haul systems; and skills to support rope rescue technicians in high angle environs.

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