Technical Rope Rescue Technician Level
Price: $625.00


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This five-day course meets the requirements for the Technician level for the NFPA 1670 Standard for technical rope incidents, and is the third of three courses necessary to meet that Standard requirement for water.

This course has one day of classroom instruction followed by four field days. Students will advance from basic over-the-bank rescues to progressively more vertical scenarios. Students are trained in pre-planning and size-up of rope rescue operations; knots, hitches and anchor systems; belay operations; ascending and descending; raising and lowering systems; and, patient packaging and litter attending. This course will also cover advanced problem solving and highline systems. Safety of the rescuer, rescue team, patient and bystanders will be stressed at all times.

  • Prerequisites include being in good physical condition.
  • Equipment needed includes climbing or fire helmet, coveralls or heavy clothing, full body harness, good boots for hiking, gloves, and a headlamp. Students are encouraged to bring their own rescue gear to practice with.
    * Students are encouraged to bring their own personal gear, however Wave Trek Rescue has some gear available for classes—check availability

  • Course Cost: $625

Recertifications

  • Recert dates are the same as regular course dates
  • Recert: $450

Course Dates & Locations

  • March 27-31, 2017 - Index, WA
  • Juy 24-28, 2017 - Index, WA