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Specialized responder courses beginning at Vincennes University

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.

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