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.
Upon Completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on 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)
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
Pro Board Certification Testing
Participants are required to provide a photo ID at time of Pro Board testing
Attendance RequirementsClass attendance is an essential part of the educational process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field excersizes. 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.
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 and 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.
Annual Fire Training School Information
If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:
Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
Annual Fire Training School Late Registration
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.