Rope Rescue - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Rope Rescue

Rope Rescue

When an emergency happens, seconds count.  A team that is well trained and prepared can respond to an incident in a timely manner with efficiency.  Our Rope Rescue course will provide members of your team with the necessary skills to respond to an emergency that requires rescue. The scope of this course is to familiarize participants with the high and low angle environment and provide them with introductory experience.  The Rope Rescue course is an intense five-day course that teaches participants the following skills.

  • Site Safety
  • Knot Tying
  • Rescue Hardware
  • Anchor Systems
  • Patient Packaging
  • Mechanical Advantage Systems
  • Belay Techniques
  • Raising and Lowering Systems
  • Rappelling
  • Litter Rigging
  • Skills taught are used in final scenarios

Individuals will come away from the Rope Rescue course with the necessary skills to be a contributing team member on any rescue team.