Technical Rescue Personnel: Rope Rescue Awareness and Operations
April 8, 2024
Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards & Education Commission
This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5, 2021 Edition. 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.
18 years of age;High School Diploma or GED;Physically capable to perform training;Emergency Medical Care Training for entry-level personnel;Hazardous Materials and Incident Contact Control Training for entry-level personnel;Prior to Certification completion of psychological support/education training.
Instate Cost: 350
Out of State Cost: 590
Jones & Bartlett Rope Rescue Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition
Certification Course Syllabus and Practical Exam Materials – Currently under revision