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New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced High Angle Rescue (SOC 313)

Location: 
New York City Fire Academy, Randalls Island.
Length: 
Version 1 and 2: 40 hours (4 days).
Dates: 

Version 1: November 2004 - May 2015. Version 2: June 2015 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of this course, students will become familiar with the procedures for Advanced High Angle Rescue Operations and be able to: construct high line systems, including anchoring systems and tensioning of high lines using mechanical advantage.
Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: New York State Advanced Rescue I and II, calculating line length, advanced anchoring, military rigging, construction, tensioning operation, high lines, offset and movable directional advanced rescue skills, and lead climbing for tower and crane rescue. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, video, demonstrations and competency based performance testing.

Credit recommendation: 
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Fire Science Administration, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering Technology, Rescue or Emergency Medical Services (7/10). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Fire Science Administration, Occupational Health and Safety, or Engineering Technology (6/15 revalidation).

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