Rescue Technician - Technical Rope Rescue
RES-205

Instructional Hours: 54.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to function as part of an integrated rescue team to extricate victims in low and high angle environments.

Course Description: Major topics covered in the course include anchoring, mechanical advantage systems, rappelling in the vertical environment, and constructing high-line rescue systems. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examination. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Rope Technical Rescuer I & II.

Prerequisites:
Personal Protective Equipment and SCBA (FIRE 099), Protective Envelope and Foam (FIRE 102), Pre-Emergency Response Training (FIRE 103), Firefighter I (FIRE 101) or equivalent AND Rescue Technician - Site Operations (RES 101)or equivalent.

Certification:
Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for:

  • Rope Technical Rescuer I & II


Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
Time
Reg
Close
Date
Location
RES-205-S009-2019 Registration Closed
Course runs on W/Sat. Saturday sessions begin at 0830 hours.
Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 02-27-2019
End: 04-06-2019 (Subject to Change)
18:30 02-07-2019 Potomac Valley Fire Company
RES-205-S008-2019 Register Southern Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-12-2019
End: 04-23-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 02-22-2019 MFRI Headquarters
RES-205-S007-2019 Register Lower Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 03-27-2019
End: 06-19-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 03-07-2019 Ocean City Fire Department Headquarters
RES-205-S006-2019 Register North Central No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 05-06-2019
End: 06-10-2019 (Subject to Change)
19:00 04-17-2019 Carroll County Public Safety Training Center