CAL FIRE/SLO COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Class Title: LOW ANGLE ROPE RESCUE OPERATIONS
Dates: November 16, 17 and 18, 2009
Times: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 0900-1800
Class Description: This course is the class that meets the requirements for SFM Low Angle
Rescue. This course includes ropes and knots, basic and advanced rappelling, setting anchors, using
mechanical advantage systems, litter rigging, etc. The instructors for this course are FC Phil Hanon and
FC Mark Cameron. Upon completion student will receive State Fire Marshal FSTEP certification and 1.5
unit of college credit. This course is sponsored by SLO County Fire Training Officers, Cuesta College
and SLO County Fire Department. Class will be presented rain or shine.
Instructor: Fire Captain Phil Hanon
Class Coordinator: Training Captain Dave Kay
State Certificate Awarded: State Fire Marshal FSTEP certificate
Cuesta College Awarded: Certificate of Specialization and 1.0 unit college credit
Location: South Bay Training Center, 880 Manzanita Drive
Los Osos, California for first day of class. Montana de Oro thereafter.
Fee: For permanent SLO County Fire personnel, there is no fee. All others include
$250.00 CHECK payable to SLO County Fire Department.
(Includes FSTEP cert fee).
What to bring: #2 pencil and notebook
What to wear: Students must wear button up uniform shirt or equivalent to duty uniform,
or casual business attire. Tee shirts or ¼ zip sweatshirts will not be allowed
in class in place of button up uniform shirt. Bring suitable clothing for
How to register: For registration process, see page 3 of flyer.
Questions: For questions regarding registration, please call Training at 805-528-2160.
For questions regarding the class, contact the class coordinator, FC Dave
Kay at 805-903-3439.
Title: LOW ANGLE ROPE RESCUE OPERATIONS
Date: November 16, 17 and 18, 2009
Agency Working for: ___________________________________Station/Rank: ___________________
Mailing Address: _____________________________________________________________________
City: __________________________________________________ Zip: _________________________
Work Phone #: _________________________ Cell Phone #: ___________________________
E-mail: _______________________________ Phone or E-mail Confirmation to: __________________
Cuesta Student ID# (9 digit # given to you when you “apply” to the college) ___________________
Supervisors Name (printed):_____________________________________________________________
Supervisors Signature: _________________________________________________________________
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
Date received: ______ Amount: _______ Check #: ________Confirmed: ______
Please mail registration form and check to:
CAL FIRE/SLO County Fire Department
South Bay Training Center
Attn: Training Registration
880 Manzanita Drive
Los Osos, CA 93402
If you have any further questions please call training at 805-528-2160 or
E-mail training at:Diane.Draeger@fire.ca.gov
CAL FIRE/SLO County Fire and Cuesta College
Enrollment/Registration Information, FALL 2009
Changes, changes….. We are now offering our classes through Cuesta College. Previously, the college registration
process was accomplished on the first day of class. It will now be done electronically, and each student will be
responsible for his or her own registration, as well as the fees involved for college units. We all know that change is
difficult, so in order to make the transition as simple as possible, please utilize the following information.
FIRST – You must create a student account with Cuesta College. This 9 digit number will be used on all
CAL FIRE/SLO County Fire registrations. You registrations will not be valid without this number.
Apply to Cuesta College online at http://www.cccapply.org/applications/CCCApply/apply/Cuesta
College.html or in person at Admission and Records, located at the San Luis Obispo campus, 805-546-
3955, or at the North County Campus, Admissions and Records, Student Services, 2800 Buena Vista Drive,
Paso Robles, 805-591-6210
It will take about 48 hours for your application to be processed, and you will not be able to access your
student account until your application has been approved.
SECOND – You must register for the desired class with CAL FIRE/SLO County Fire Training.
Registration with CAL FIRE/SLO County will not change, except for the necessity of adding the 9 digit
student number that you’ve received from Cuesta College.
Mail, or deliver, your completed registration, with a check for your class fees (made out to SLO County
Fire), to the Training office. The Training Office will then notify Cuesta College that we have received your
THIRD – you must pay Cuesta College for your unit fees.
Login to myCuesta by going to http://my.cuesta.edu. Enter your user name and password in the
appropriate fields. NOTE: The password you create is case-sensitive.
In the my Cuesta window, go to the Student tab (left side of your screen), then My Web Services (middle
column). Click in Banner Self-Service to expand the menu options. In the My Web Services channel, click
on the following links:
1) Banner Self-Service
In the Registration menu, click on “Register (Add/Drop Classes)”.
Select the FALL 2009 term, and click the “Submit” button.
Enter the CRN number from the course schedule and then click “Submit Changes” button.
Click “Complete Registration” to continue.
Un-check the box for the ASCC Student ID Card if you do NOT wish to purchase, and click “Submit”. To
continue, click the “View Fees Owed” button.
The Registration Fee Assessment screen will show the amount due. Write down the amount due and click
the “Credit Card Payment” button.
Enter the amount due in the Payment Amount box. Select your card type, and enter with the expiration
date. Update your billing address, then click “Submit Payment”
Click the “Return to Menu” link to return to the Registration menu OR the Student tab. Go to the
Registration menu and click on “My Class Schedule/Receipt” to view and print a copy of your
class schedule and fees.