PREREQUISITE FOR THIS TEST: The candidate must have successfully completed the Introduction to Technical Rescue certification test.
WRITTEN TEST: There is a 50-question written test.
SKILLS TEST: There are four (4) skills stations.
STANDARD: The certification test is based upon the NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, 2013 edition, Chapter 6, Rope Rescue.
READING REFERENCE TEXT: The written tests are referenced to course materials and Jeff Matthews, Technical Rescuer, Rope, Levels I and II, Delmar. The specific referenced pages are listed in the Rope Rescue Technician Level 1 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: The required personal equipment for each candidate is listed in the Rope Rescue Technician Level 1 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
FEES: The fee for this certification test is $85.00 for Kansas fire fighters and $170.00 for non-Kansas fire fighters.
There is an additional $17.50 fee, made payable to the ProBoard, for the ProBoard certificate.