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TECHNICAL RESCUER CORE COMPETENCIES

The Technical Rescuer shall have the abilities to size up a rescue incident and manage incident hazards: conduct discipline-specific search: move a victim in a low-angle environment: access, stabilize, package and transfer victims: tie knots, bends and hitches: construct a single- point anchor system: construct and direct a team in the operation of a simple rope mechanical advantage system: construct a lowering system: construct and operate a belay system during a lowering or raising operation: and belay a falling load in a high angle environment.  

 

    Students will be REQUIRED to tie the required knots for the course during the class screening process which will be held during the first hour of the class. Students unable to complete the knot skills during this time will not be able to continue with the class.  

    Students with lower skill sets have restricted the learning process of entire classes, with the amount of class material and the time frame of this class, it is imperative that students arrive prepared for the course. 

 

Hosting agency will be required to have equipment required for the class. MAX 24 Students

 

Provided by LETS 

 

  • All instructor fees

  • Certificates of completion

  • Classroom props (knot ropes-webbing) Visual aids

  • Handout materials

  • Support personnel, instructors 

  • Text Book 

  • Practical Skills Sheets

  • Belay and Safety systems

This course will be registered with the Division of Fire Safety, after completion of the course, students who complete the course will be able to test for certification.