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RT: Rope I


This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, and may lead to IFSAC and Pro Board certifications. This course begins with an Introduction to Technical Rescue and goes into rope rescue techniques. The classroom portion includes a review of equipment, knots, and rope safety. Instruction events include: establishing need for rope rescue; uses and limitations of equipment; knot craft; safety aspects; anchoring systems; rescue rappelling; third man rescue; lowering systems; and other aspects of rope rescue.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Coveralls, Helmet (climbing helmet), Boots (hiking or work boots); Work gloves (climbing or leather work gloves); Knee and Elbow pads (optional)

Physical Requirements - This is a very physically demanding course which requires student to be in good physical condition.

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 350 In-State     $ 590 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - High-Angle Rope Rescue I & II

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter or Certified Fire Fighter I or documented proof of Hazardous Materials First Responder training at the Awareness and Operations levels
  • Proof of course of instruction equivalent to or exceeding the DOT Medical First Responder

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, May 20, 2019Friday, May 24, 2019Florence Fire/Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, May 20, 2019Friday, May 24, 2019Orange Beach Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, October 28, 2019Friday, November 1, 2019Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757