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Vertical Rescue Tech 1 (VRT 1) – RTI Open

Open Enrollment

Lead Instructor: Camille Meyer – RTI Master Instructor

Class size: Limited to 24

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This 19 hour course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and basic ascending.

Prerequisite – None. This class is a prerequisite for the VRT  2.

Course Format: The VRT 1 course is normally taught in a 2 day format. Day 1  reviews safety and command procedures, establish rappel stations, review rappel and lock out sequence, patient harness, victim tie into a rescue basket, multiple rappels with problem solving missions, tandem medic rappels. Night training is an obstacle course for a team. Day 2 includes window washer pickoff, mid line transfer advanced ascend to rappel changeover including passing a knot on line, and patient lowers.

The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to decide the proper course of action to locate, access, stabilize and transport a victim from heights.

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to the level of this class. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the VRT 2 and VRT3.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of gear sets of PFD and helmet for rent. First come basis.

Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.

 

Industrial Rope Rescue Tech 1 (IRRT 1) – Odessa College

Private Enrollment through Odessa College CE

Lead Instructor: Dean McCann – Lead Instructor

Class size: Limited to 12

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This 50 hour course is specific to the oil and industrial  requirements for above ground OSHA, ANSI and NIOSH certifications. The course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and basic ascending.

Course Format: The IRRT 1 course is normally taught in a 5 day format.

The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to decide the proper course of action to locate, access, stabilize and transport a victim from heights.

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and 2017 NFPA  1006, OSHA, ANSI and NIOSH requirements

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of gear sets of PFD and helmet for rent. First come basis.

 

 

Industrial Rope Rescue Tech 1 (IRRT 1) – Odessa College

Private Enrollment through Odessa College CE

Lead Instructor: Dean McCann – Lead Instructor

Class size: Limited to 12

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This 50 hour course is specific to the oil and industrial  requirements for above ground OSHA, ANSI and NIOSH certifications. The course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and basic ascending.

Course Format: The IRRT 1 course is normally taught in a 5 day format.

The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to decide the proper course of action to locate, access, stabilize and transport a victim from heights.

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and 2017 NFPA  1006, OSHA, ANSI and NIOSH requirements

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of gear sets of PFD and helmet for rent. First come basis.

 

 

VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 1(VRT 1) Eastex FD Only

Instructor: Wesley Meyer – RTI Master Instructor

Eastex FD Only

Class size: Limited to 16

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This 19 hour course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and basic ascending.

Prerequisite – None. This class is a prerequisite for the VRT  2.

Course Format: The VRT 1 course is normally taught in a 2 day format. Day 1  reviews safety and command procedures, establish rappel stations, review rappel and lock out sequence, patient harness, victim tie into a rescue basket, multiple rappels with problem solving missions, tandem medic rappels. Night training is an obstacle course for a team. Day 2 includes window washer pickoff, mid line transfer advanced ascend to rappel changeover including passing a knot on line, and patient lowers.

The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to decide the proper course of action to locate, access, stabilize and transport a victim from heights.

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to the level of this class. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the VRT 2 and VRT3.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of gear sets of PFD and helmet for rent. First come basis.

Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.

 

VERTICAL RESCUE TECHNICIAN 2 – Completion

Private Course – Medina VFD

Open/Private:  Private

Class size: Limited to 12

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This 19 hour course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and basic ascending.

Prerequisite – None. This class is a prerequisite for the VRT  2.

Course Format: The VRT 1 course is normally taught in a 2 day format. Day 1  reviews safety and command procedures, establish rappel stations, review rappel and lock out sequence, patient harness, victim tie into a rescue basket, multiple rappels with problem solving missions, tandem medic rappels. Night training is an obstacle course for a team. Day 2 includes window washer pickoff, mid line transfer advanced ascend to rappel changeover including passing a knot on line, and patient lowers.

The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to decide the proper course of action to locate, access, stabilize and transport a victim from heights.

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to the level of this class. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the VRT 2 and VRT3.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of gear sets of PFD and helmet for rent. First come basis.

Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.

 

Vertical Rescue Tech 1 (VRT 1) – Legacy

Private Course – Dean McCann

Open/Private:  Private

Class size: Limited to 12

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This 19 hour course covers introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and basic ascending.

Prerequisite – None. This class is a prerequisite for the VRT  2.

Course Format: The VRT 1 course is normally taught in a 2 day format. Day 1  reviews safety and command procedures, establish rappel stations, review rappel and lock out sequence, patient harness, victim tie into a rescue basket, multiple rappels with problem solving missions, tandem medic rappels. Night training is an obstacle course for a team. Day 2 includes window washer pickoff, mid line transfer advanced ascend to rappel changeover including passing a knot on line, and patient lowers.

The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to decide the proper course of action to locate, access, stabilize and transport a victim from heights.

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to the level of this class. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the VRT 2 and VRT3.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of gear sets of PFD and helmet for rent. First come basis.

Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.

 

Vertical Rescue Tech Custom – Leatherneck SART

Private Course – Ray Gregory

Class size: Limited to 12

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This is a customized 40 hour course covering introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and  ascending. It will also cover attaching to a victim online, raises, lowers, haul systems with and without mechanical advantage, rescue litter operations and rescue scenarios.

Prerequisite – Good physical condition.

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to the level of this class. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the VRT 1, VRT 2 and VRT3.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.

 

Vertical Rescue Tech Custom – Leatherneck SART

Private Course – Ray Gregory

Class size: Limited to 12

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This is a customized 40 hour course covering introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and  ascending. It will also cover attaching to a victim online, raises, lowers, haul systems with and without mechanical advantage, rescue litter operations and rescue scenarios.

Prerequisite – Good physical condition.

 

STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to the level of this class. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the VRT 1, VRT 2 and VRT3.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

 

Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.

 

Low Angle / Slope Evacuation (LASE) RTI Open

Open enrollment

Class size: Limited to 24

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This 8 hour course covers, scene safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches used for slope and low angle situations, anchor systems, belays,  communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic haul systems, and a variety of low angle / slope options for transporting victims in a rescue basket.

Prerequisite – None.

Course Format: The LASE 1 course is  taught in one eight hour day format.

The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to decide the proper course of action to locate, access, stabilize and transport a victim from low angle / slope evacuation situations.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.

RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of helmets for rent. First come basis.

Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.

 

Vertical Rescue Tech 1

VRT

This 19 hour class prepares the rescue technician in being comfortable on line, building and managing rescue stations covering basic ropes, knots, anchors, belays, 2 rope rappel, ICS for vert rescue, Slope evac, search techniques, rappelling on various devices, ascending, as well as night training. This class is a pre-requisite for the VRT 2 and 3.