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Rescue Training: Courses Available

Rope Rescue 1 Rope Rescue 2 Tech Water Rescue Aviation Egress
Rescue Boat Trench Rescue Outdoor Survival Wildlife Awareness
Auto Extrication Industrial Rescue Outdoor Survival 2 Terrestrial SAR

 

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Rope Rescue 1


Course Duration: Instructed in English – 4 days;
Instructed in translation – 10 days
Course Format: Mix of classroom and practical
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Ni
l

This NFPA operations-level technical rope rescue course is an introduction to rope rescue, utilizing simple, logical steps with skill based and scenario training. Students advance from basic over-the-bank rescues to progressively more vertical scenarios. The course includes operating as a member of a rope rescue team; utilizing knots, hitches and anchor systems; belay operations; ascending and descending; raising and lowering systems; patient packaging and litter attending, among other skills and techniques.
The requirements for the Rope Rescue Awareness and Operations portion of NFPA 1006/1670 Standard for technical rope rescue are met in this course.

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:


  • Safely operate in a rope rescue environment
  • Utilize ropes and knots
  • Utilize hardware and software in relation to rope rescue
  • Build and use lowering systems
  • Construct and utilize raising systems
  • Ascend a fixed rope
  • Construct and utilize appropriate simple mechanical advantage
  • Perform pick offs
  • Perform line transfers

 



Rope Rescue 2 Technician

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 4 days;
Instructed in translation – 8 days
Course Format: Mix of classroom and practical
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Rope rescue 1 or equivalent

This NFPA technician-level technical rope rescue class is an intense and demanding course, utilizing more complex scenarios than Rope rescue 1.. The course includes preplanning and size-up of rope rescue operations; utilizing multiple and load sharing anchor systems; belay operations; ascending and descending rope around obstacles; raising and lowering systems; patient packaging and litter attending, among other skills and techniques.
The requirements for the Rope Rescue Technician portion of NFPA 1006/1670 Standard for technical rope
rescue are met in this course.

At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Safely operate in a rope rescue environment
  • Act as a Team lead for a rope rescue scenario
  • Transition difficult edges
  • Construct and utilize appropriate simple and complex mechanical advantage systems
  • Understand critical angles
  • Pass a knot through a system
  • Identify special hazards
  • Build a highline system

 




Trench Rescue Technician

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 3 days;
Instructed in translation – 6 days
Course Format: Classroom and practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Nil

This program is designed for anyone who works around open trenches or areas where there is a
possibility of an earth collapse. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge through extensive
field exercises along with various classroom activities to conduct basic trench rescue operations.
Participants will complete hands-on training with trench rescue equipment, shoring panels and
realistic trench rescue scenarios. This program meets the training requirements for National Fire
Protection Agency (NFPA) 1670 Trench Rescue Technician Level.
At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand applicable regulations for excavations/trenching
  • Utilize shoring systems
  • Conduct hazard recognition and control methods
  • Identify soil classification and mechanics
  • Identify types of collapses
  • Care for a patient

 



Water Rescue

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 3 days;
Instructed in translation – 6 days
Course Format: 1 day classroom and 2 days practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: The ability to swim

Participants in this Water Rescue course will receive skills and knowledge around identifying risks,
self-rescue and low-risk options for rescuing others. This course is desirable training for anyone who
works in this high risk environment including firefighters, rescuers, resource management personnel
and outdoor guides. This program meets the training requirements for National Fire Protection
Agency (NFPA) 1670 water search and rescue technician level.
At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand water dynamics and water-related physiology
  • Respond to the signs and symptoms of significant medical problems related to water
  • Posses a working knowledge of water rescue equipment
  • Function with helicopters as a rescue asset
  • Rescue and extricate a patient from the water
  • Safely swim and maneuver so as to negotiate river hazards and obstacles
  • Handle small inflatable boats
  • Operate communications systems
  • Perform in on-scene leadership and responsibilities roles
  • Provide rescue team organization and victim responses
  • Utilize applicable climbing and technical rescue gear
  • Ford shallow and fast-moving water
  • Cross deep, slow-moving and fast-moving water utilizing basic climbing gear, small boats
    and in combination

 



Rescue Boat

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 4 days;
Instructed in translation – 8 days
Course Format: 2 day classroom and 2 day practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Nil

Participants in the rescue boat course will obtain the skills and knowledge to operate a rigid hull
inflatable boat in a rescue environment. This course is designed for rescuers that will be utilizing a
rescue boat for emergency operations. It is a necessity for personnel who work on or near the water.
At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic boat orientation
  • Choose and donn protective equipment
  • Perform basic navigation
  • Deploy a boat from a trailer
  • Perform basic vessel operations
  • Understand applicable regulations
  • Perform inland water deployment
  • Conduct interagency operations
  • Utilize communication systems
  • Perform emergency drills
  • Perform night operations
  • Conduct basic boat repairs
  • Utilize electronic navigation
  • Operate in search patterns and grids
  • Perform victim search and recovery

 



Vehicle Extrication

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 4 days;
Instructed in translation – 8 days
Course Format: Classroom and practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Nil

Participants in this program will obtain the skills and knowledge to rescue patients trapped in a
vehicle. This program is ideal for any persons who have the responsibility of extracting patients from
machinery including vehicles.
This program covers accident scene management, air bag technology, new vehicle construction and
design, alternative fuel vehicles, tools and equipment and extrication techniques. This program can
also cover other styles of vehicles such as armored vehicles and aircraft and procedures for seamless
liaising with other operational personnel such as security or support elements if requested. This
program meets the training requirements for National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 1670 vehicle
rescue technician level.
At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Perform inner/outer circle- scene assessment
  • Identify types of body construction
  • Identify air bag precautions
  • Conduct vehicle blocking and stabilization
  • Utilize a winch
  • Utilize air lifting bags
  • Utilize hydraulic cutter, spreader and ram tools
  • Utilize a reciprocating saw (Sawz All)
  • Utilize pneumatic tools
  • Utilize a K-12 saw and a plasma cutter
  • Utilize a carbon arc system
  • Utilize an oxy-acyetalene cutter
  • Perform a door removal
  • Perform a 3rd door conversions
  • Perform a roof removal and a roof flapping
  • Perform a dash board roll
  • Perform a steering wheel pull

 



Outdoor Survival 1

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 1 day;
Instructed in translation – 2 days
Course Format: Classroom and practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Nil

This course is a theory based course on survival after becoming lost, suffering a vehicle breakdown
or surviving a plane crash. It is essential for any person who travels through or over remote areas.
Specific survival techniques for the client’s specific climate are taught.
At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Survival rule of 3s, mindset, decision tree (move or stay
    put), etc.
  • Build a basic shelter building
  • Perform basic Fire starting
  • Perform basic water & food gathering
  • Perform signaling techniques
  • Perform land navigation
  • Build a PSK (Personal Survival Kit)

 



Outdoor Survival 2

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 3 days
Instructed in translation – 3 days
Course Format: Outdoor practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Outdoor Survival 1


A Practical Skills course using knowledge gained in Outdoor Survival-1 in a live multi-day scenario.
This course will ensure persons who travel through or over remote areas have the knowledge and
experience to survive for extended periods of time with minimal supplies. This course is physically
and mentally challenging and participants will be required to survive for 3 days in a remote area,
with minimal supplies in order to complete the program.
This highly interactive training will require participants to perform the tasks listed below during the
following schedule:


Day 1

  • Review basic survival techniques from OS 1
  • Arrive at bivouac area
  • Build your shelter
  • Build your fire
  • Gather your water and food

Day 2

  • “Bush” Craft
  • Make and set traps and snares and go fishing if able
  • Perform signaling and land navigation
  • Treat water
  • Perform advanced fire making skills
  • Understand basic plant and animal identification, edible, uses, etc

 

Day 3

  • Perform survival first aid
  • Break camp
  • Back to vehicles

 



Aviation Egress Training

Course Duration: Instructed in English – 1 day;
Instructed in translation – 2 days
Course Format: Classroom and practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: The ability to swim

This program is recommended for anyone who travels by air. Whether you fly for vacation, work or
pleasure, this program will teach you what you need to survive an aircraft ditching. This program will
require students to be submersed in water.
At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand types of ditching scenarios
  • Perform ditching procedures & techniques
  • Perform aircraft egress during an emergency
  • Utilize survival equipment (aircraft & personal)
  • Understand sea survival techniques & hypothermia
  • Stay safe during emergency situations involving an aircraft
  • Utilize a life preserver (inflation, swimming)
  • Utilize a life raft (righting from inverted position, boarding, equipment & use)
  • Exit the underwater egress trainer (normal egress doors on/off, blocked exit, night ditching)

 



Wildlife/Predatory Animal Awareness


Course Duration: Instructed in English –  2 hours;
Instructed in translation – 4 hours
Course Format: Classroom and practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites: Ni
l

This course is a theory based course on surviving an encounter with a predatory animal. It is essential for any person who travels through or over remote areas.
Specific survival techniques for different animals are instructed.  Our staff has worldwide experience in dealing with a variety of wildlife ranging from insects to grizzly and polar bears.

At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Know which animals to fight and which to play dead with
  • Know how to make yourself a less inviting meal
  • Increase you ability to survive an animal attack

 



Industrial Rescue for the Emergency Services

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Terrestrial SAR


Basic Course Duration: Instructed in English – 5 days;
Instructed in translation – 10 days

Advanced Course Duration: Instructed in English – 5 days;
Instructed in translation – 10 days

Course Format: Classroom and practical exercises
Certification: Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion
Pre-requisites Basic: Ni
l
Pre-requisites Advanced: Basic

This course is essential for any individual or team involved in the searching for and rescuing of lost
persons in any type of terrain. Consisting of both practical and theory based learning, participants
will achieve a high level of competence in ground search and rescue. This program meets the
training requirements for National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 1670 wilderness search and rescue and the competencies outlined by the National SAR Secretariat of Canada.

At the end of this highly interactive training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand typical search protocols
  • Understand topographic maps and perform map reading
  • Utilize a compass and perform navigation
  • Understand safety in the field
  • Comprehend basic survival and first aid
  • Utilize a global positioning system (GPS)
  • Utilize radio communications
  • Understand lost person behavior
  • Comprehend and utilize search techniques
  • Perform basic tracking
  • Understand helicopter awareness and perform operations
  • Operate in an area where wildlife exists
  • Perform different search patterns and types

 


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