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Rescue Technician  Rope


The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a Rope Rescue Technician. The NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications Professional Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for a rescuer at the rope specialty level.

A person certified at the Rope Rescue Technician level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to construct and operate different types of rope systems, determine incident needs, move/transfer patients, select appropriate PPE and knots for incidents, calculate expected loads and ascend/descend rope systems.

Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites, and study guide information can be obtained from the candidate handbook and application.

Certification Documents

PLEASE NOTE:  All certification applications must be typed using the PDF fillable document.