Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Rope Rescue Technician : 84 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

This course is FEMA approved and may also eligible for certification with ProBoard. The scope of this course is to prepare local responders to operate as a local member of a regional team within the NIMS at a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive) WMD Event requiring statewide response that has resulted in the need for a high-angle rescue. This course provides those personnel with the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform rescues using rope systems. The class will cover the use of rope, rope equipment, hardware, construction of mechanical advantage systems, belay and safety systems, anchor systems, and patient packaging. Special consideration will be given to the policies of standard-making agencies such as OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, and others.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Rope Tech.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • nfa-endorsed
  • rope rescue

Prerequisites:

IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.



If you have specific questions about this course contact MICHAEL WOODARD

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact MICHAEL WOODARD or your regional representative.

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Upcoming Classes

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utica Mon, Oct 29 2018 -
Fri, Nov 2 2018

Mon, Nov 5 2018 -
Fri, Nov 9 2018

orland park Mon, Aug 5 2019 -
Fri, Aug 9 2019

Mon, Aug 12 2019 -
Fri, Aug 16 2019

 
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