Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Rope Rescue Operations - Level I Blended : 40 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

This course offers the traditional Rope Rescue Operations content in a “Blended”, 8 week delivery format. During that time, students will have weekly online studies including viewing online presentations, chat sessions, student activities, and quizzes. This course offers the student weekly live interactivity with their instructor via the online classroom page. Students are also provided with presentations that have step-by step directions on how to perform rope rescue skills. Students use this instruction to practice and become proficient prior to the practical session conducted on the final weekend of the course. Students shall evaluate their health and physical abilities before considering this course. This SWMD course is approved by FEMA, ProBoard, and OSFM. 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 low-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.


This course is part of the following Programs

  • e-learning
  • rope rescue

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact HENRY GRUBA

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