- ROPE RESCUE
2017 NFPA 1006 compliant - Chapter 5
For full description see the relevant course tab / link
All levels require some additional pre-course reading and videos etc.
Tech & Instructor: 5 Days / One week intensive i.e., Mon to Fri
Operations: 3 Days i.e., Monday to Wednesday
Re-certification: 2 Days i.e., Weds & Thurs
NB: Must have IN DATE certificate for that level. Not expired.
HIGH ANGLE ROPE RESCUE
- TECHNICIAN LEVEL &
- TRAINER LEVEL *
* Pre-requisites to attend trainer level. (Previous Rope Certifications)
Summary: This course covers the NFPA Compliant standards for High Angle Rope Rescue. Candidates should have First Aid / CPR
Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to perform rope rescue operations, utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, and patient and resource management techniques.
Compliance / Standard: NFPA 1006 2017 Edition
Also NFPA 1983 2017 Edition & NFPA 1670
Target: Search and Rescue, Rope Rescue Teams, Fire and Rescue Departments, Power Generation Rescue, NFPA Compliant Teams, Those involved in rope rescue for height, National and International responders and Incident Managers,
Due to the nature of this training, participants should be comfortable at working at height Safety standards are maintained throughout the course.
ALL participants must comply.
A basic good fitness level is required
They will also have the skills and knowledge required for certification to Chapter 6, "Rope Rescue" Technician as described in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard For Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2017 edition), including the area of multi-point anchors, rappelling systems, and ascending systems.
Depending on level sought - topics will include
- NFPA Standards for Compliance
- Risk Assessment and Size up
- Site Operations and SAR Safety
- No. 1 Rule of Rescue
- Don & Doff PPE etc
- Rescue Equipment and Maintenance
- Types of Ropes, Differences and Knot Types
- Low Angle Rescue
- Rappelling Systems
- Ascending Systems
- Patient Packaging
- Anchor Systems
- Belay Systems
- Lowering Systems
- Lowering System Exercises
- Hauling Systems
- Rescue functions in a team environment
- Resolving complex rescues in the hot zone
- Medical Treatments
Pertinent Medical and First aid including Orthostatic Shock
This course is targeted for all emergency response personnel involved with technical rescue incident response, and is designed to meet the training requirements of NFPA 1006.
We provide ALL rescue equipment and safety gear including harnesses and helmets
You should bring:
- Riggers / Rescue gloves suitable for rope work
- Eye protection
- Boots or shoes with ankle support *
- Knee pads (advisable / not compulsory)
- Wallet Card
- Written materials
- Name on registry
- Rattlesnake Point, Milton
GENERAL BOOKING POLICY
Please note that all courses are paid for up front and in full (unless a previous arrangement has been made). Any cancellations before 7 days are due a full refund. Any cancellations within 7 to 4 days may be substituted or credited toward another course. There are no cancellations or refunds within 4 due to the expenses incurred and the course being confirmed but if it's not within 48 hours - there may be substitutions. Discuss your concerns if you have any. We will always try to work with you.
NO DRINKING / SMOKING / VAPING
Please note there is NO drinking during the course. Anyone impaired by drugs, alcohol or medication will not be able to attend training.
We support the Government's stand on non-smoking and ask any smoking, including vaping - not be done in the proximity of others during the course.
We have a duty of care and require a high degree of safe practise during the course. There are numerous potential hazards and risks. We ask everyone to take responsibility for their own and each others health and safety. Any unsafe practises or areas should be reported.
If anyone feels unwell or is nursing a cold or infection etc. please feel free to discuss it with the DIMERSAR Directing Staff. We also carry a medical kit for emergencies.
NON-PAYMENT / OVERDUE ACCOUNTS
Please note that late payment and those who have not set up a credit account may be subject to full charge and monthly assessment and 2% interest per month
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