NFPA 1006 2008 Edition Rope Rescue Level I Training - 40.00 Hours
NFPA 1006 2008 Edition Rope Rescue Level II Training - 32.00 Hours
Operations Level: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Technician Level: Rope Rescue Level I (Ops) (NFPA 1006)
Prior to attending this course, we reccomend participants should take the following courses:
- Complete IS-100-Introduction to the Incident Command System -¬ or equivalent
- Complete IS-200-ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents -¬or equivalent
<font= red="">Due to the strenuous nature of search and rescue activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in these courses. Due to the nature of this training, a physical examination is recommended prior to this course.
Operations Level: Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to perform basic rope rescue operations, utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, and patient and resource management techniques. They will also have the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 6, "Rope Rescue" as described in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard For Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2008 edition), including the area of multipoint anchors, rappelling systems, and ascending systems. Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required written and skills test will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Technician Level: Upon the successful completion of this course, emergency responders will have the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 6.2. "Rope Rescue Level II," as described in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2008 edition), including the areas of multipoint anchors, compound Mechanical Advantages (MA), highline systems, and pick-off systems.
Operations Level Topics:
Course topics include
- Size up
- Site Operations
- Rescue Equipment and Maintenance
- Knot Tying
- Medical Considerations in Search and Rescue Operations
- Patient Packaging
- Anchor Systems
- Belay Systems
- Lowering Systems
- Lowering System Exercises
- Hauling Systems
- Low Angle Rescue
- Rappelling Systems
- Ascending Systems
Technician Level Topics:
Course topics include
- Pickoff Rescue Techniques
- Highline Systems
- High Angle Litter Attendant
This course is targeted for all emergency response personnel involved with technical rescue incident response, and is designed to meet the training requirements of NFPA 1006 Chapter 5 and 6 Job Performance Requirements (JPR) (2008).
Rescue helmet with a chin strap
Leather gloves, eye protection
Safety toe shoes with ankle support