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SBCSD Basic Rope Technician (BRT) Checkoff

TEST 1 of 2
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Required Student Equipment: Helmet, Gloves, and Harness

STUDENT NAME:____________________________________DATE:________________________
Start Time:______End Time:______Total Time:______ PASS:___FAIL:___

Anchor Systems
Given all the necessary materials, properly construct the following anchors:

1. ___ Round Turn (Tensionless Hitch)


2. ___ Wrap 3, Pull 2
3. ___ Load Sharing Anchor using 2 anchor points
4. ___ Pre-tensioned Back-tie incorporated with the main anchor
Checked By: __________________________________________
Belay Station
Given all the necessary materials, construct the following:

1. ___ Belay Station (tandem triple-wrap Prusiks, load-releasing hitch, and a Prusik-minding pulley).
2. ___ Operate the Belay Station for lowering and raising using proper technique.

Checked By: __________________________________________


Lowering Systems
Given all the necessary materials, construct the following:

1. ___ Lowering Station using a rappel rack.


2. ___ Operate the Lowering Station, i.e., tie off, untie and operate the rappel rack.

Checked By: __________________________________________


Raising Systems
Given all the necessary materials, construct the following:

1. ___ Perform a changeover from Lower to Raise with weight on the system.
2. ___ Build a 3:1 Simple Mechanical Advantage (MA) System incorporating the mainline and
utilizing a self-minding ratchet as a progress capture device.
3. ___ Perform the following sequence: Add a Change of Direction to the 3:1_____; Change to a 5:1
Simple MA system _____; Change to a 9:1 Compound MA System _____
4. ___ Perform a changeover from raise to lower with weight on the system.
080410-MK Checked By: __________________________________________
SBCSD Basic Rope Technician (BRT) Checkoff
TEST 2 of 2
Time Limit: 25 minutes
Required Student Equipment: Helmet, Gloves, and Harness

STUDENT NAME:____________________________________DATE:________________________
Start Time:______End Time:______Total Time:______ PASS:___FAIL:___

Litter Rigging Low Angle


Given all the necessary materials, properly construct the following:

1. ___ Properly rig a litter for low angle evacuation, incorporating the Main & Belay lines, and set up
for 3 attendants.
Checked By: __________________________________________
Patient Packaging
Given all the necessary materials, properly construct the following:

1. ___ Properly package/lash a patient in the litter.

Checked By: __________________________________________

080410-MK

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