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Course detail: ITROL2 - Introduction to Technical Rescue (Seminar - Part 2 Face to Face - NFPA 2013)

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Introduction to Technical Rescue (ITR) Part 2 is designed to meet the requirements of NFPA 1006, Chapter 5. This course teaches the basics of technical rope rescue including types and uses of ropes/knots, equipment, belay, low angle and anchor systems. The program includes classroom and hands-on application of skills on a previously planned low angle site. This course requires approximately 16-24 hours of instruction, including classroom and skills training, in addition to one day of testing.

Student provided Text: Technical Rescuer: Rope Levels I and II by Jeff Matthews Published by Cengage (2009).

Course pre-requisites
(required) Intro to Tech Rescue Online

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