||This course is an introduction to the subject of high angle rescue. It is designed to build students’ confidence in their ability to use modern rope rescue techniques. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on safety of both the victim and the rescuer. Subjects include: basic information on ropes and knots, rigging, simple mechanical advantages, and other related equipment. The primary purpose of this course is to provide students with a safe environment to learn proper techniques in anchor identification, rappelling, gaining access to victims, and in building both individual and team confidence. This course references NFPA 1006 Chapters 5-6. Students must achieve a 70% or greater on exam and practice skills testing in order to receive a certificate.