Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Rope Rescue Technician : 84 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

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 your regional representative or MICHAEL WOODARD .

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Applicable Credits

As of 11/17/2017

NFA Endorsed

Hours: 80

NFPA

NFPA 1006, Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, 2003 Edition
NFPA 1670, Standard on Operating and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents, 2004 Edition
NFPA 1983, Fire Service Life Safety Rope and System Components, 2000 Edition

NIMS Compliant

This course is NIMS compliant

ProBoard

ROPE RESCUE II
NFPA 1006

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