RT: Rope I

This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications. This course begins with an Introduction to Technical Rescue and goes into rope rescue techniques. The classroom portion includes a 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.

Due to the NFPA 1006 standard change, courses scheduled in 2024 can be located here: Technical Rescue Personnel: Rope Rescue Awareness and Operations