2021-2022 Catalog

FIS-228 Rope Operations

This course is intended to prepare the student to operate at an incident involving low angle rope operations. The course covers identification of the types of rope that may be used, the various pieces of equipment commonly used for rope incidents, the terms and definitions related to rope related incidents, the types of knots used, how to tie the various knots, how to construct haul systems, and the necessary personal protective equipment used at a rope incident. The course includes a significant laboratory component to insure student mastery of hands-on skills required during low angle rope operations. (3 contact hours)




FIS-116 or consent of coordinator


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