Date(s) - April 21
Rescue Core Prerequisites
The 34-hour Rescue Core Prerequisites class meets the requirements of NFPA 1006 Ch.5, 2013 edition and includes awareness level information for all of the technical rescue disciplines. This class is a prerequisite for NFPA 1006 Technical Rescue Classes including Rope, Confined Space, Trench, Vehicle and Machinery, and Water Rescue. The class text is Jones & Bartlett “Rescue Core Prerequisites” (WV Custom Cover Fundamentals of Technical Rescue book with rope supplement).
Rope Rescue, Level 1
The 20-hour Rope Rescue Level 1 class meets NFPA 1006, Ch. 6, 2013 edition. The text is Jones & Bartlett “High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques Levels 1 & II”. Prerequisite is Rescue Core Prerequisites, NFPA 1006 Chapter 5, OR WVU-FSE Rescue Core Course, OR Rope Rescue Low and High Angle Operations.
Class starts Saturday, April 21 at 9:00 am. Class is being held at Pineville VFD. Class dates are April 21 & 22 and May 5 & 6. Instructor is Mark Brooks.