Firefighter Training Drill: Basic Ropes and Knots

By Forest ReederThis week's firefighter training drill focuses on basic ropes and knot skills. Download this week's drill and print out the "flashcards" provided. Have the student select a predetermined number of cards from the stack and instruct them to complete the task in a specified time or performance level. Instructors should be aware of the correct procedure, answer, or response for each area prior to delivering the drill. Make sure you use department references, manufacturer information, or a text/published reference for specific steps in completing the assigned tasks.Download this week's firefighter training drill as a PDF HERE. Forest Reeder began his fire se...

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