Basic Rescuer Endorsement
Date: July 24-25, 2021
Location: RAT-SAR training grounds (100 Randall Road – Gallant, AL 35972)
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The Basic Rescuer course complies with ASTM F2752-19, Standard Guide for Training for Basic Rope Rescuer Endorsement which defines the basic training required for a person who participates in rope rescue as part of a larger rescue duty. This course also complies with NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, 2021 edition, Rope Rescue, Chapter 5, Awareness Level. This is not a certification course.
The Basic Rescuer course is a 16-hour in-person course that defines the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for a person to assist with, and support, basic rope rescue operations (under qualified supervision).
This course is being offered at no charge to RAT-SAR and other SAR teams that work with RAT-SAR. This is an awareness level course designed for search and rescue personnel who have no previous rope rescue experience.
- Personal and Team Equipment
- Rope Rescue Concepts
- Incident Size-Up
- Patient Access
- Patient Packaging / Transport
- Anchor Concepts
- Low Angle Evacuation
- Lowering Systems
Clothing suitable to outdoor environments, notepad, pencil, and pen. All technical gear will be provided (participants are welcome to bring their own personal gear).