Specialized responder courses scheduled at Vincennes University

Specialized responder courses scheduled at Vincennes University

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January 02, 2020

January 2, 2020 / Specialized responder courses scheduled at Vincennes University

VINCENNES, Ind.— VanMor Agency, a specialist rope rescue and confined space service provider, and Vincennes University Business & Industry are training Indiana first responders and safety professionals in Rope Rescue and Confined Space Training programs starting Jan. 10 in Vincennes.

The course serves as test preparation for Indiana first responders seeking multiple certifications through the state of Indiana. Training topics include:

  • Basic rope safety principles
  • Rope equipment & systems
  • Low & high angle rescues
  • Life safety knots
  • Anchor systems
  • Victim packaging techniques
  • Confined space safety principles
  • NFPA 1006
  • Rescue equipment & systems

Registration is $875 per student. For more information, visit www.vinu.edu/safety.


Clay Whitaker

Manager, Business & Industry South

Vincennes University

Office: 812-888-2871

Email: cwhitaker@vinu.edu

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College

VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers, and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.

In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.

VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21 other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S. President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.


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