Rope Rescue Technician I/II // CMC School Class


CMC School’s Rope Rescue Technician I/II class is a comprehensive and hands-on course designed for individuals seeking to become proficient in technical rescue.

Video Transcript:

The CMC Rope Rescue Technician I/II course is an information-packed 40-plus hour experience designed to build technicians ready to return to their agency as functional and safe members of a technical rescue cadre.

The course gives the opportunity to show proficiency in many of the requisite job performance requirements as outlined in Chapter 5 of NFPA 1006. This course is packed with fundamental material for rescuers in Fire Departments, Industrial, Mountain or Law Enforcement teams.

Students will be taught:

  • Equipment standards, selection, inspection, and maintenance
  • Knots and hitches
  • Anchors
  • Mechanical Advantage Systems and theory
  • Raising, Lowering, and Belay Techniques
  • Rappelling and passing knots on rappel
  • Patient packaging, litter rigging, and litter tending
  • Stranded person pickoffs
  • Safety factors, fall factors, and consequences

Students should be prepared for both classroom discussions and full days of physical activity.

We look forward to seeing you in class!