ART 1

Animal Rescue Technician 1 (ART1)

This course integrates the most current technology and research on technical animal rescue from throughout the world, and utilizes “discovery learning” to teach skills necessary to safely effect technical rescues in environments ranging up trees to down cliffs. The course covers philosophy of animal emergency management, basic and specialized animal and technical rope rescue equipment, ropes and hardware, safety considerations, scene management and organization, ascending and descending systems, personal system change-overs, belaying, lowering and raising systems, system change-overs, patient packaging and management, ladder and tree rescue operations, animal body language, animal handling and restraint, animal first aid, field euthanasia, and chemical capture.

Contact hours

40 hours

Prerequisites

Minimum age: 18.

Qualification valid for

3 years

Recertifies

Technical Rope Rescue Technician Level (TRRTL)
Animal Rescue Technician 1 (ART1)
Rope Specialty Course Recertification

Recerted by

Animal Rescue Technician 1 (ART1)
Animal Rescue Technician 2 (ART2)
Technical Rope Rescue Technician Level (TRRTL)
Professional Qualification Assessment: Rope (PQR)
Professional Qualification Assessment: Water & Rope (PQWR)
Rope Specialty Course Recertification

Taught by

Animal Rescue Technician Instructor (ARTI)