FIRE-118 - Rope Rescue Technician Level 1

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 40 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/FIRE118.pdf

This course complies with the standards set by NFPA 1006 (Ropes Level 1) and covers the fundamentals of rope rescue techniques, along with the skills required to participate in a rope rescue operation. Students learn to identify hazards, use equipment, and apply limited techniques to perform technical rescue operations. Students also learn about relevant safety standards which apply to rope rescues. This course emphasizes the inherently dangerous aspects of technical rescue and the rigorous activities which must be performed in adverse conditions.