NFPA 1006 2021 Edition Rope Awareness and Operations Training

RES104 – 40.00 Hours


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DetailsNFPA 1006 2021 Ed Rope Awareness and Operations Training
07/14/24 – 07/19/24 College Station, TX FP RES104 46 $1120.00 Register
DetailsNFPA 1006 2021 Rope A&O
08/05/24 – 08/09/24 College Station, TX FP RES104 33 $1200.00 Register
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09/09/24 – 09/13/24 College Station, TX FP RES104 34 $1200.00 Register
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10/28/24 – 11/01/24 College Station, TX FP RES104 35 $1200.00 Register
DetailsNFPA 1006 2021 Rope A&O
12/09/24 – 12/13/24 College Station, TX FP RES104 36 $1200.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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 Chapters “5.1 Awareness Level” and “5.2 Operations Level” general requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1006, Standard For Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (2021 Edition).

Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • You will need to bring your own PPE Level 2 compliant with the TEEX Student Safety Manual.
  • All students are required to follow the TEEX Student Safety Manual.

PPE Level 2 includes:

  • Rescue helmet with a chin strap with a 3-point attachment
  • Rope rescue gloves, all-leather work gloves
  • Eye protection
  • Approved safety toe boots

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the educational process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises.  This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Boards certification exam.

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.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • • Introduction to Rescue Command and Operations
  • • Knots and Hitches
  • • Rescue Equipment and Maintenance
  • • Anchor Systems
  • • Lowering and Belay Systems
  • • Victim Assessment and Packaging
  • • Mechanical Advantage (MA) Systems
  • • Team-Based Rescue Scenarios

Suggested Audience

For all emergency response personnel involved with technical rescue incident response, and is designed to meet the training requirements of NFPA 1006 Chapters “5.1 Awareness Level” and “5.2 Operations Level” Job Performance Requirements (JPR) (2021).

Other Information

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class.  See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.


  • Include all course materials.
  • Does not include lodging and meals.
  • Lunch meals are included in Annual School deliveries only. 

Annual School Registration Process

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service in cooperation with the Texas A&M Forest Service has aligned the payment process for annual schools with all other requests for tuition assistance under the House Bill 2604 program and TIFMAS training grants. Texas A & M Forest Service voucher number or a request ID # is no longer a valid Purchase Order number. It will be denied if used as a form of payment.

The process will follow this pattern: Registration with payment – Apply for tuition assistance & obtain TAMFS approval – Attend training – Complete the reimbursement process.

Registration with payment

Complete online registration on the TEEX website. Secure your seat in the class with payment.

You may use a credit card or organization purchase order (PO). 

If you are using a purchase order, TEEX policy requires the PO to be submitted within 48 hours of registration, or the enrollment may be canceled. You may upload the PO through your student portal or email it as an attachment to [email protected]

Ensure your PO includes the following:

  • Agency or company name
  • Billing address
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Description of goods and/or services provided (for example the course number and name)
  • Amount of charges
  • Authorized signature
  • Tax Payer ID, EIN, or FEIN. The field should be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

If your organization is not an established TEEX customer, or if you are not sure, please include a completed W-9 with the PO.

Apply for tuition assistance & obtain approval

At least one day before the first day of class, submit a request through TAMFS FireConnect.

Helpful videos about the FireConnect process can be found here

Attend training

Most courses have online registration notes and/or confirmation emails which will provide more details on when & where to report for class. Please pay special attention to the required PPE levels and prerequisites if applicable. Most TEEX courses require at least 80% attendance and participation, while others, such as Pro Board, require 100% attendance.

No-shows without prior written cancellation by the required date will be invoiced.

Upon successful completion of the class, you will be able to download your certificate from your TEEX Student Portal.

Complete the reimbursement process

Return to the FireConnect page and submit for reimbursement. You will be asked to upload documentation including your certificate of completion. Once all documentation is accounted for, the request(s) will be marked as Approved for Payment and reimbursement will be issued to your department.

Government Programs

  • GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact [email protected] or call (866) 878-8900. GSA Schedule logo

Contact Information

Joe Easterling

Rescue Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-6553 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]