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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.


Applications due two weeks prior to class

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