Scope of Training

This course builds on the knowledge and skills from the Awareness Level course. The course consists of both theory and practical learning with hands-on evolution. The class size is kept small to ensure instructor/student ratio benefits the student. Learner competencies will align with NFPA core competencies for high angle rescue.



Hours of Training

Course duration is 40 hours.

Learning Competencies

    • Multiple-anchor point systems
    • Compound rope mechanical advantage systems
    • Fixed rope system
    • Construction and utilization of belay systems
    • Directing compound mechanical advantage system operations
    • Ascending and descending fixed rope systems