Provides a basic from which to prepare students for a wide variety of possible rescue operations. This course includes an overview in areas of specialized rescue, technical rescue management, risks and priorities, use of ropes, knots, rope systems in a low angle environment and establishment of landing zones for helicopter operations. Demonstrations, practice sessions and testing are included.

Equipment Required:  Boots with ankle support, helmet, eye protection, rope gloves or utility gloves (not firefighting gloves)

 

Course Length: 24 hrs

Prerequisite: Firefighter I

Course #: 47-5068

Certificate: NYS