Firefighting Task 2:
9m Ladder Extension

Candidates must place both feet in the area indicated and grab extension rope. Looking up the ladder, they are required, in a continuous manner, to extend the ladder by pulling on the extension rope with a hand over hand motion.

After the ladder is extended 10 rungs and the 2 indicated rungs are aligned, the candidate will be directed to house the sliding length, hand over hand, without the rope sliding through their hands.

Candidates will be deemed to have failed if they:

  • Are unable to extend the ladder 10 rungs.
  • Do not use the hand over hand method in extending or housing the ladder.
  • Are unable to perform the task in a continuous manner after receiving 1 warning.

Firefighting Task 2: 9m Ladder Extension

Candidates must place both feet in the area indicated and grab extension rope. Looking up the ladder, they are required, in a continuous manner, to extend the ladder by pulling on the extension rope with a hand over hand motion.

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