Course detail: Introduction to Rope Rescue Operations (Online - NFPA 2021)

Introduction to Rope Rescue Operations is designed to meet the knowledge-based elements of NFPA 1006, 2021 Edition, Chapters 5.1 and 5.2. This course requires approximately 12 hours to complete and includes online quizzes and must be completed before attending Rope Rescue Operations. Individuals must complete Introduction to Rope Rescue Operations and Rope Rescue Operations before receiving Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute award of completion credit. In addition, students must complete the certification testing before attending Rope Rescue Technician and Confined Space Technician. This course covers the basics of technical rope rescue, including but not limited to support resources, size up, management of incident hazards, inspecting of specialized equipment, types and uses of ropes and knots, anchor systems, and rescue operations in both low and high angle environments.

Students Provided Text:
Rope Rescue Technician Manual: 6th Edition, by CMC Rescue, Inc 2021


Special Info:
This course, Introduction to Rope Rescue Operations, and Rope Rescue Operations are required before attending the following courses (prerequisite):
  • Rope Rescue Technician
  • Confined Space Rescue Technician

  • Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please email or call 866-804-8841 at least two weeks before the first day of the event.

     Session Information: FT24001O

    Schedule: On the 1st day of every month, starting on 07/01/23 and ending on 06/01/24
    Times: 12:00am-11:59pm CDT


    Name Additional Resources
    Benjamin Green

    Facility Detail

    Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
    1515 St Andrews Dr
    Lawrence, KS 66047