This five-day course will introduce rescue personnel to the basic needs to perform at technical rescue incidents. The course will address Chapter 5 of NFPA 1006, Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, 2003 edition. Participants will learn equipment management and care, rescue site operations, victim management, types, capabilities and limitations of rescue operations, and ropes and rigging. Methods of instruction will include lecture, and practical skill exercises.
Student provided Text: Technical Rescuer: Rope Levels I and II by Jeff Matthews Published by Cengage (2009).