Search and Rescue (SAR) Rope Rescue Technician 1 is the second of several provincial training courses designed to prepare SAR volunteers to perform rope rescue operations in wildland situations. This course follows the Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) established curriculum as outlined in EMBC SAR Rope Rescue Manual Section 2: Rope Rescue Technician 1. The course will review the basic physics of Force Limiting Systems, selection of anchors, building and operating Dual Capability Two Tensioned Rope (DCTTR) Systems, edge management and subject packaging. Through demonstration, self-study and hands-on practice, students will be equipped to help build, operate and participate in DCTTRS and rope rescue.
This course is for active members of recognized Search and Rescue (SAR) Groups in British Columbia. To apply, go to www.jibc.ca/sar< /b> and look for the link to the application form. The application form must be signed by the Training Officer or member of the Management Team of your SAR Group.
- Complete EMRG-1735