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RT: Rope I


This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, and may lead to IFSAC and Pro Board certifications. This course begins with an Introduction to Technical Rescue and goes into rope rescue techniques which will include a classroom review of equipment, knots, and rope safety. Instruction events include: establishing need for rope rescue; uses and limitations of equipment; knot craft; safety aspects; anchoring systems; rescue rappelling; third man rescue; lowering systems and other aspects of rope rescue.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Coveralls, hard hat, gloves, and knee pads & elbow pads (optional)

Physical Requirements - This is a very physically demanding course which requires student to be in good physical condition.

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 295 In-State     $ 495 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - High-Angle Rope Rescue I & II

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations level training
  • Proof of First Responder that meets or exceeds the Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical First Responder

Course Dates

Monday, March 13, 2017Friday, March 17, 2017Alexander City Fire Department & EMS (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, April 03, 2017Friday, April 07, 2017Pelham Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Monday, May 08, 2017Friday, May 12, 2017Dothan Regional Training CenterRegister
Monday, September 11, 2017Friday, September 15, 2017Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister
Monday, February 26, 2018Friday, March 02, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister

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