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WFTR232 - Wind Turbine Tower and High Angle Rescue, Climbing, and Personal Protective Equipment
Course Code:
WFTR 232

Calendar Description:
This course provides theoretical and practical instruction on wind turbine tower rescue and high angle rescue and personal protective equipment. Students cover the theory and practice of addressing emergent rescue situations in, on and around wind turbines.

Date First Offered:

2010-02-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 35
Lecture Hours: 20
Laboratory Hours: 15

Total Weeks:
1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- Personal protective equipment utilization and maintenance
- High angle rescue considerations and practice
- Tower rescue practices
- Tower climbing safety practices

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

- Identify personal protective equipment components and their application
- Describe safe rescue practices during emergency situations
- Safely climb 100 meter towers
- Participate in high angle rescue procedures
- Engage in partnered rappelling and climbing exercises
- Complete climb and descent procedures

Knowledge:
Use initiative to identify tasks.

Attitudes:
Use time productively.

Skills:

Select and use appropriate tools.

Grading System:
Percentage

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 20 %
Quizzes and Tests: 30 %
Lab Work: 20 %
Participation: 30 %

Nature of Participation:
Climb 100 meter tower

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Supplies:
Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.

Text Books:
Required - BZEE, BZEE Curriculum Manual (BZEE). Chapters Covered: SelectionsAdd Content...
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