Scope of Training

This course is designed for students who have completed the Awareness and Operations Levels of high angle rescue. This advanced 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 and includes both theory and practical requirements.

Learning Competencies

    • Physics of rope rescue
    • Suspension trauma
    • Pick-off techniques
    • Basket rescues
    • Patient monitoring
    • Rope system introduction
    • Construction, directing, and operating highline systems
    • Terminology for rope rescue
    • Advance knots
    • Completing tasks in an elevated and/or suspended environment