Rope Rescue Technician I/II

About the Class

Covers NFPA 1006 Chapter 5 (Rope Rescue) Operations and Technician level skills.

Rope Rescue Technician I/II provides an intensive 40-hour high-angle rescue class that teaches skills required by fire departments, mountain, and industrial rescue teams.

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 Completion
CMC Rope Rescue Technician Manual
CMC Rope Rescue Technician Field Guide
CMC Shirt
CMC Buff
Prusik Cord

Enrollment Requirements

NOTE: Your spot is not guaranteed until you are contacted by the CMC School confirming your enrollment. The CMC 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 $1299 when registered and paid 45 days in advance
REGULAR $1349 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.

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