Class Description

The student will be introduced to characteristics of rope, rope hardware and various knots and hitches. Students will participate in patient packaging and stokes basket handling exercises. Students will be introduced to basic haul and lowering systems and their practical uses. Most of the program is hands on and time is allotted for practice to build proficiency.

Prerequisite: ELIS or ISET

Class Limit: 30 Students

Student Needs: Pen/pencil, notebook, helmet with chin strap, clean leather gloves, work or hiking boots, 15′ section of rope and 15′ piece of 1″ tubular webbing

Con-Ed: 2 Hours Clinical Patient Care

Class Location

Cambridge Springs High School
641 Venango Ave
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403

Class Details

Dates: Sept 8-9, 2018

Times: 8:00 – 17:00 Sa, Su

Hours: 16 hrs


John Riggle

John Riggle
Deputy Chief, North Warren VFD