Rope Rescue Operations

NFPA 1670/1006

This 3-day course is designed to enable a rescuer to feel comfortable in rope rescue operations. Most of the magic in a rope rescue happens where the system is. You need trained and motivated individuals rigging and working your system to help get the technicians to the patient. This is a hands-on course that will follow the Job Performance Requirements set forth in NFPA 1006/1670 (2021 edition) Chapter 5 to Awareness and Operations level.

Students will be validated in their skills and confirm competency through scenario based testing and a written exam. Upon successful completion students will be issued a JPR task book. If you are looking to be a more valuable member of your team and want to rig and understand rope systems, this is the course for you.

Here are some of the Skills you will learn and be tested on:

  • Assist in Hauling lines

  • Size-up a rope incident

  • Inspect PPE and equipment

  • Learn many knots, bends, and hitches

  • Construct anchor systems

  • Safety check and SSSF analysis

  • Construct rope systems

  • Mechanical advantage

  • Direct a rescue operation

  • Patient rigging

  • and much much more!