Rope Rescue Technician I/II

About the Class

Covers NFPA 1006 Chapter 6 (Rope Rescue) Level I Skills.

Rope Rescue Technician I/II provides an intense, five-day, 40-hour training course in rope rescue fundamentals, focusing on high- and low-angle rescue techniques. The course covers skills used in mountain, industrial, and confined space rescue.

Skills Taught

Equipment selection, inspection and maintenance; knots; anchors; patient packaging; mechanical advantage systems; belay techniques (including traditional or “slack” belays, tensioned belays, and the use of Twin Tensioned Rope Systems); lowering systems; rappelling; knot passing through rappels, raising and lowering systems; system safety factors; litter rigging and tending; and pick-offs. Practical application is taught through scenarios drawn from actual rescue experience.

Class Includes

CMC School Certificate of Attendance
CMC Rope Rescue Manual
CMC Rope Rescue Field Guide
CMC Shirt
Prusik Cord

Enrollment Requirements

NOTE: Your spot is not guaranteed until you are contacted by CMC Rescue School confirming your enrollment. The Rescue School administrator will contact you 45 days before the start date to confirm the class will be held as scheduled. We strongly suggest that you do not make any travel arrangements before that time, as classes are subject to cancellation.

Class Fees

EARLY $1249 when registered and paid 45 days in advance
REGULAR $1299 when registered less than 45 days in advance

Class Size

Limited to 16 students. We emphasize hands-on instruction and encourage
participation by everyone in the class. Classes fill early, so register soon.

Skill Set Blend

The Rope Rescue Technician I / II class training covers rescue principles and techniques that blend with the skill sets used by those working in technical rope rescue, fire rescue, tower rescue, confined space rescue, search and rescue (SAR), mountain rescue, urban search and rescue (USAR), helicopter operations, swiftwater rescue, tactical maneuvers & rescue, industrial rope access, theatrical rope access, building & structure inspection or maintenance, rope rigging and general work-at-height.

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