High Angle Rescue

  • Course Location: SSM and on-site
    Class Size:
     8 maximum
    Course Duration:
    2 days (16 hours)
    Classroom and practical
    $2,999 group rate

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

    This course is designed for Emergency Response Team members or people who want to become part of an ERT.


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    High Angle Rescue Course Description

    This course is designed to give the participant the tools and the concepts to plan and execute a high (or low) angle rescue. Complimented with written and practical skill assessments throughout the course to ensure a thorough understanding of principles and practices, the High Angle Rescue Course provides students with the most modern technical knowledge and resource material. Documentation will be provided to the student to satisfy due diligence and local regulation compliance.

    This course meets the criteria for accepted practices in OH&S training (ANSI Z-490. 1-2001) the highest standard in the industry.

    This course is physically demanding and as such the participant needs to be in reasonably good physical condition. Participants must be able to work well at heights.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Introduction to Fall Protection Systems

    • Pole top rescue

    • Tower rescue

    • Building /Wall rescue

    • Powerline  (Self-support lattice)

    • Self-rescue  (Petzl EXO)

    • All aspects of what it takes to perform a safe effective rescue

    • Scene assessment and control

    • Proper preparation and execution of a rope rescue

    • Ropework (selection and care)

    • Rigging and knots

    • Hardware deployment and care

    • Developing a rescue team and plan

    • Extricating victims from a verity of situations

    • Setting up of rigging under various condition (weather, terrain)

    • The participant will perform different rescue options while using SCBA and other required equipment

    • The participants will perform self-rescue while using SCBA, and blackout hood

    • Theory Test & Review of Test

    The course outline can be modified and customized to meet the specific needs of your situation. When booking, a brief consultation will be required to meet your specific needs.


    Manitoba Regulation

    Persons working at a vertical height of 10 feet or more (Manitoba) or 8 feet or more (Federally) must implement fall protection programs in their workplace.