This 16 hr. course provides an introduction to rope rescue, basic rope construction, knots, and basic rappelling techniques. Current rope technology and adjunct equipment are combined with practical exercises to demonstrate the use of rope and related equipment in a non-rappelling-type rescue. Students must provide clean leather work gloves, ankle-supporting footwear, a helmet with chin strap, safety glasses, and proper dress for all weather conditions. Each student will receive (1) 5.5’ x 8mm piece of accessory cord, a 15’ x 1” piece of tubular webbing and a Technical Rescue Riggers Guide.
Prerequisites: Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS)
Required Equipment: See description above
Minimum Age: 14
Date(s): September 2nd and 3rd, 2023
Time(s): 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. BOTH DAYS
Location: HACC – Harrisburg Main Campus: North Hall
Online course registration and payments are limited to one per person.