College Search and Rescue Course – Rescue Craft: Systems, Knots and Anchors – SAR 102

Search and Rescue

SAR-102 Rescue Craft: Systems, Knots and Anchors

2 Credits

This course is offered at Clackamas Community College, but is not offered every term.

This course covers an introduction to basic components of a rope rescue system. The course presents common rescue skills, current technology and identification of risk factors in rope rescue. It covers proper application and use of common rescue equipment to limit risk. Understanding advantages and disadvantages of anchors and anchors systems for single person and rescue loads is also covered. Students will get in-class, hands-on experience with knot craft, mechanical advantage systems as well as natural and artificial anchors. This course meets the requirements for NFPA Firefighter 1-Rope and Knots as well as DPSST Course Number 15F042/17F019.

Location: 19600 Molalla Avenue  Oregon City, OR, 97045