Fauquier County Department of Fire Rescue           & Emergency Management                                    

62 Culpeper Street                                                                                                                       Warrenton, Virginia 20186                                                                                                                    
Administration / Operations- 540-422- 8800
Training - 540-422-8820

 

Advanced Line Systems Rescue - (Swiftwater Technician)

  • 27 Sep 2019
  • 18:00
  • 29 Sep 2019
  • 17:00
  • Warrenton Fire Station 1 (Downstairs Training Room)
  • 2

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ATTENTION FAUQUIER STUDENTS: If you fail to attend this course after registering, your individual fire rescue company will be responsible for the $200.00 course fee per the Special Operations group.

COURSE: Advanced Line Systems Rescue (Swiftwater Technician)

Course Description: Advanced Line Systems Rescue course trains rescue personnel in complex rescue systems that expose personnel to potentially life threatening hazards. These systems should only be used when lower risk options have been exhausted and when the team has the training, equipment, and skills to utilize these techniques. The systems taught in the course require rescue personnel to: Select the appropriate system or technique for the situation, Establish and operate the system, Affect the rescue or recovery, and Tear down the system. Classroom and practical hands-on training includes: static line systems rescues such as the moveable control point (MCP), 3:1 mechanical advantage, and tension diagonal. Tethered rescuer techniques using Type V rescue personal flotation devices (PFD) are also addressed. Students must demonstrate competency in the classroom, and outdoor practical sessions. Course meets NFPA 1670 technician level guidelines. Link to the course video: https://youtu.be/XVFJ-Yt8YkM

Note: Basic Ropes and Rigging course is highly recommended additional training.

The program is designed to train fire, rescue, police, park and other emergency services personnel. The minimum age for attending any water rescue course is 18 years-of-age.

This course will include a timed swim test (200 yards in 12min), skills evaluation, and written test.

All sections must be passed to achieve certification.

Swift Water Operations is a prerequisite for this course. A copy of your certification must be presented on the first day of class.

Required Equipment: A U.S. Coast Guard approved (type III or V) personal flotation device (PFD), water rescue helmet, gloves, shoes, throw bag, dry suit, and appropriate clothing for water and weather conditions

DATES:             

First Class is September 27th, 2019 at 1800hrs

Saturday September 28th, 2019 at 0800hrs

Sunday September 29th, 2019 at 0900hrs

course Cost: $200.00 for all out of county students. ATTENTION FAUQUIER STUDENTS: If you fail to attend this course after registering, your individual fire rescue company will be responsible for the $200.00 course fee per the Special Operations group.



Course Cost: $200.00 for all students.

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