Course detail: Rope Rescue Operations - NFPA 2021

Rope Rescue Operations is a four-day (32 hours) course designed to meet NFPA 1006, 2021 Edition, Chapters 5.1 and 5.2, covering rope rescue awareness and operations levels. 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 rope rescue systems used in both low and high angle environments. The course format includes lectures and hands-on application of skills on planned structures or natural environments involving strenuous physical activity and the ability of the student to work at heights.

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

Prerequisites:
Introduction to Rope Rescue Operations

Special Info:
Personal protective equipment is to be furnished by the student and includes an OSHA or ANSI approved helmet with chin strap (fire helmets okay), clean leather work gloves (firefighting gloves are not appropriate), durable work clothes (no tank tops or shorts), duty boots or athletic shoes.

Completion in this course is 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 kufire@ku.edu or call 866-804-8841 at least two weeks before the first day of the event.

    Course pre-requisites
    (recommended) Introduction to Rope Rescue Operations (Online - NFPA 2021)

     Session Information: FT24839F

    Schedule: Every day, starting on 05/20/24 and ending on 05/23/24
    Only 2 days left to register!
    Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CDT

    Instructors

    Name Additional Resources
    Matthew Breininger
    Joshua Hunt
    Trevor Michaelis

    Facility Detail

    Winfield Fire Dept
    330 E 9th Ave
    Winfield, KS 67156
    (620) 221-5560