This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to perform basic rope rescue operations utilizing appropriate equipment, methodologies, protocols, and patient and resource management techniques.
The course covers Chapter 6, "Rope Rescue" of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard For Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2013 edition), including the area of multipoint anchors, rappelling systems, and ascending systems.
Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required written and skills test receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PPE Level 2 includes:
- Rescue helmet with a chin strap with 3-point attachment
- Rope rescue gloves, all-leather work gloves
- Eye protection
- Approved safety toe boots
Due to the strenuous nature of search and rescue activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsSize up+Site Operations+Rescue Equipment and Maintenance+Knot Tying+Medical Considerations in Search and Rescue Operations+Patient Packaging+Anchor Systems+Belay Systems+Lowering Systems+Lowering System Exercises+Hauling Systems+Low Angle Rescue+Rappelling Systems+Ascending Systems
For all emergency response personnel involved with technical rescue incident response, and is designed to meet the training requirements of NFPA 1006 Chapters 5 and 6, “Job Performance Requirements (JPR)” (2013).
Continuing Education & Professional Credits3.6 CEUs
Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class. Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.
- Include all course materials.
- Does not include lodging and meals.
Texas Annual Fire Training School
If you are attending this course as part of Texas Annual Fire School taught each July, you need to be aware of the following additional information.
Annual Industrial Fire Training School registration late fee
A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline