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: FT25001O

    Schedule: This course is open for enrollment during a 12-month period. Students must complete the course at their pace no later than 3 months after enrollment closes.
    Times: 12:00am-11:59pm CDT


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    Matthew Breininger

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    Self-paced Online Training
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