RT: Rope I
This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel 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. 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.
For more information, call 1-800-241-2467
Special Equipment - Coveralls, Helmet (climbing helmet), Boots (hiking or work boots); Work gloves (climbing or leather work gloves); Knee and Elbow pads (optional)
Physical Requirements - This is a very physically demanding course which requires student to be in good physical condition.
$ 295 In-State
$ 495 Out-Of-State
Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter or Certified Fire Fighter I or documented proof of Hazardous Materials First Responder training at the Awareness and Operations levels
Proof of course of instruction equivalent to or exceeding the DOT Medical First Responder