June 18, 2019 / Specialized responder courses beginning at Vincennes University
VINCENNES, Ind. – VanMor Agency, specialist rope rescue and confined
space service provider, and Vincennes University Business &
Industry, the University’s workforce training area, have launched Rope
Rescue Operations Technician and Confined Space Rescue training
programs at the VU Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing and
Logistics in Fort Branch and VU Logistics and Training Education
Center in Plainfield starting in July.
Both courses are offered at VU LTEC and VU Gibson Center. The courses
offered serve as test preparation courses for first responders seeking
Rope Rescue Operations, Rope Rescue Technician, and Confined Space
Rescue Operations certifications through the state of Indiana.
Training topics include basic rope safety principles, rope equipment
and systems, low and high angle rescues, life safety knots, anchor
systems, victim packaging techniques, confined space safety
principles, NFPA 1006, and rescue equipment and systems.
The Rope Rescue Operations Technician Training courses will be held
July 8-13, 2019 at VU Gibson Center. It will be held July 22-27, 2019
at VU LTEC.
The Confined Space Rescue Training courses will be held July 15-20,
2019 at VU Gibson Center. It will be held July 29-August 3, 2019 at VU LTEC.
The registration fee per class is $925 or $875 per class when pairing
the two courses: Confined Space Rescue Training and Rope Rescue
Operations Technician Training.
For more information or to register online, go to www.vinu.edu/safety.
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, 35 other states, and 17
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.
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell,
Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom