Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue (FTW086_CRN90096)

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

Price:  $225.00

 Online course registration and payments are limited to one per person.

Refund Policy

If HACC cancels a course, training, seminar, conference or trip/tour, all paid participants will receive a 100% refund of all tuition and fees. Any student who wishes to drop a course may do so by visiting or calling any of the campus Welcome Centers. These requests must be made no less than one (1) calendar day prior to the first class meeting date to be eligible for a full refund of tuition and fees, except for any tuition or fees noted as nonrefundable. Unless otherwise specifically stated or approved, no refund will be issued after a class start date. We do not issue partial refunds in the event a student starts a class late or does not complete the class. Students receiving Title IV Financial Aid will be subject to the federal regulations regarding withdrawal of classes. Financial Aid eligibility will be recalculated based on dates of participation in financial aid eligible programs.

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16 seats available.
Price: $225.00