Rope, Rigging and Rescue courses

High Angle Rescue 2022

Call the office to register at 613-779-7565 

Rig, Rescue and Rappel Level I Cost: $225.00

Duration: 8 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

 This subject is an introduction to high angle rescue and evacuation for both the experienced professional and for those wishing to pursue a career in this field. Topics include technical hauling and lowering systems, rappel techniques, equipment use, selection, care, and the systems approach to anchor selection. Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate from the C.E.S.

 Rig, Rescue and Rappel Level II Cost: $225.00

Duration: 8 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

 Designed as an intermediate progression from Level I, this subject concentrates on technical rescues in the vertical environment. The “systems” approach to equipment and techniques is discussed and emphasized.

 Rig, Rescue and Rappel Level III Cost: $225.00

Duration: 8 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

 This advanced level subject concentrates on multiple level technical rescues in the vertical  environment.

 Rig Rescue and Rappel – Complete Cost: $995.00

Duration: 6 days of 8 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

 Six days of consecutive training at our Collingwood (Blue Mountain and Metcalfe) site provides the most  intense high angle training module available in North America. Students graduate with a  combined Rig I, II, and III certificate. All meals, facilities, and use of technical  equipment are included.

 Tactical Response Rope Work Cost: $225.00, Duration: 8 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

 This subject will be of interest to current law enforcement officers and potential candidates  for police departments. Various methods of belaying, personal safety, and rappelling will be  taught. All instructors hold Ontario Rock Climbing Association instructor certification.

 Technical Confined Space Rescue Cost: $495.00, Duration: 2 days of 8 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

 This 4-day subject is designed for individuals responsible for confined space rescue within  professional rescue services, municipal utilities, public works, and related industries. The use  of hauls and anchors, and belay systems in cramped dark environments are discussed and practiced.

 Train the Trainer Certificate Course Cost: $1,100.00 (NO LONGER OFFERED)

 Designed for individuals who are actively or wish to become directly involved in the training  of high angle rescue staff in fire, police, professional rescue groups, municipalities, military,  and industry. A Certificate of Standing is awarded for successful participants, and an  annual two-day requalification is necessary to maintain the certificate.

 High Angle Rescue Trainer: Requalification Cost: $350.00

 A two-day course for current certificate holders of the Seneca College program. Course completion is necessary every two years to maintain certification.

Remote First Aid Cost: $254

Duration: 20 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

Basic level of Red Cross Remote First Aid training, focusing on strategies and techniques for wilderness and remote-based extended care for up to 24 hours. The course is taught in an outdoor setting all year round and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.
Suitable for individuals who live or work in remote workplaces or communities (2 or more hours from organized health care) or wilderness locations (less than 3 hours from organized health care).

Completion Requirements: 100% attendance on course, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written quiz

Certification: 3-year certification in Remote First Aid

DID YOU KNOW: This program meets the 2016 First Aid Guidelines, as well as the CSA standard on workplace first aid education. This 20-hour Remote First Aid course will meet or exceed the requirements for Standard First Aid.

Wilderness First Aid Cost: $449

Duration: 40 hours (taught in non-urban setting)

Advanced level of wilderness first aid that covers material from the 20-hour Remote First Aid program, layering enhanced material on techniques to match challenging environments with varied risk levels. Course also offers strategies for providing extended care overnight on an expedition or multi-day trip in the wilderness.

Suitable for individuals who work in a wilderness setting (3 or more hours from organized health care) with challenging environments and/or varied risk levels and require skills to promote safety for themselves and peers (leading groups in a professional capacity), including those who wish to become professional guides, parks officials and/or work in fields such as recreation and ecotourism. The course is taught in an outdoor setting all year round and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. You do not require the Basic course prior to taking this course. You may also upgrade to this Advanced level from Remote First Aid (RFA).

Completion Requirements:

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written quiz

Certification:

3-year certification in Wilderness First Aid

Recertification:

16-20 hour recertification. Proof of valid Red Cross WFA certificate required.

Course Content:

  • Urban vs Remote First Aid
  • Planning and assessment
  • Choking
  • Circulation emergencies
  • CPR and AED
  • Breathing emergencies
  • Wound care
  • Head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • Bone, muscle and join injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental injuries and illnesses
  • Poisons
  • Wildlife
  • Extended care and decision-making
  • Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured person