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Technical Rescue LEVEL II



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5 Days (45 Hours)      Certification: 2 Years


Technical Rescue – Level II (Advanced) is a five-day program designed for team leaders and people who are in a discipline where they must direct others on a rescue team.

Technical Rescue – Level I is a prerequisite to this course.

Course content will include an in depth look at the advantages and disadvantages of different systems and equipment.

These topics will include physics and dynamics, how to choose the right method of rigging based on actual tests, choice of equipment and limitations. Also included will be maintaining safety factors in high risk areas, utilizing unskilled people in complex situations and extreme heights, depths and traverses.

Students will be working in both industrial and wilderness settings during the course. Upon successful completion of the program, hands-on skills and written examination, the student will be certified for a period of two years.

Full participation, extensive hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 2 years.

Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

Cost: $1600.00 + tax
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Technical Rescue LEVEL I



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5 Days (45 Hours)      Certification: 2 Years


Technical Rescue – Level I (Advanced) is a five-day program designed to meet the training needs of the dedicated rescuer.

OBJECTIVE: This more advanced rope work course is for students to utilize basic techniques to solve varied and compounded problems, through practical scenarios based on actual rescue situations.

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Topics Include:

  • Structure and Hazard Assessment
  • Basic Physics of Rigging Systems
  • Essential Knot Tying Techniques
  • Advantages & Limitations of Certain Rope & Rescue Equipment
  • Proper Use & Maintenance of Equipment
  • Rappelling on Various Descending Devices
  • Pick-Off of a Casualty Hanging on a Lanyard
  • Mechanical Advantages & Rigging of Haul Systems
  • Patient Packaging
  • Raising & Lowering of Patient in Litter Basket with an Attendant
  • Knot Passing Techniques
  • Utilizing Changes of Direction
  • Varied Belay Techniques
  • Additional Safety Concerns;
    (Analyzing Force Vectors, Edge Attendants,
    Personnel Communication, Back-up Systems)
  • Special Application Rescue Equipment
  • Confined space & high angle rescue techniques
  • Rescue equipment
  • Authorities & responsibilities
  • Emergency operations
  • Considerations of an effective rescue plan
  • Casualty management / WCB Transport
  • Case study outline & problem solving
  • Simulated exercises & rescues
  • Team building concepts
  • Emergency response planning & risk management
  • Varied High line systems
    (Drooping, Directional, Slopping, Twin track,
    Reeve variations, depending on needs of particular industry.

Full participation, extensive hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 2 years.

Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

Cost: $1600.00 + tax
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