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Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue (ROBR) for New Kensington station #3

ID : 11921   
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Course Goal: Participants in this course will be introduced to rope, rope hardware, patient packaging, and basic haul systems, which can be used in various aspects of rescue. The intent of this course is to provide rope and basic rigging experience for anyone interested in rope rescue, but particularly those who do not want to, or are unable to rappel. Description of Course: Participants in this course will be introduced to characteristics of rope, rope hardware and various knots and hitches. Students will participate in patient packaging and stokes basket handling exercises. Students will be introduced to basic haul and lowering systems and their practical uses. Most of the program is hands on and time is allotted for practice to build proficiency. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 14 years old at start of course, and ELIS. Student Equipment/Supply Needs: Notebook, pen or pencil, helmet with chin strap, clean leather gloves and work or hiking type boots. Students will also need a 15 foot section of rope and 15 foot piece of 1 inch tubular webbing for knot practice. Turnout gear is not acceptable. Students may supply additional personal or department owned equipment, but all such equipment is subject to inspection and/or rejection by the instructors prior to use. Course is a PSFA CEU program. Total hours = 16, CEUs = 1.6

Class Details

3 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Offsite Location Location : 
  Offsite Location.

Instructor : William Kersey 

CEUs : 1.6



Please read:  Location: New Kensington station #3, 1045 Victoria Ave., New Kensington 15068 3 Days: Tuesday & Thursday, June 18 & 20, 6-10P, & Saturday, June 22, 8A-4P



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
6/18/2024 - 6/20/2024 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM Offsite, Offsite Location  Map William Kersey  ClassRoom
6/22/2024 - 6/22/2024 Weekly - Sat 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Offsite, Offsite Location  Map William Kersey  Skills