Rescue 1:Rope Rescue Awareness & Operations (NFPA1006)

XTN098 – 36.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute 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.  This is NOT a ProBoard eligible course. 


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide: 

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

PPE must be NFPA-approved.  See the
Student Safety Manual
 for review PPE requirements for level.

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 

Laptop or tablet to view student manual and exercises.  

Attendance Requirements

This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion.  The participants must complete each training module and successfully complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or pass the end of course exam to receive course completion.  During the course, your instructor will review any additional requirements. 

Due to the strenuous nature of search and rescue activities, you should secure a professional evalulation of your physical condition prio9r 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

All Emergency response and public personnel. 

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form. 

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]