FR200 Rope Rescue Operations Level


Rope Rescue Operations builds on Rope Rescue Awareness and takes a novice rescuer and gives them the skills needed to conduct challenging rescues at height. The focus will be on multi-point anchors, challenging locations, mechanical advantage systems, and the skill set needed to ascend and descend rope safely and efficiently. Operations Certification is a 32-hour course and if necessary include the Awareness Level. This program provides individuals training in accordance with NFPA 1006 2021 Rope Rescue Operations Level, as well as NFPA 2500 2021 (Including NFPA 1670 1983 1858) Rope Rescue Operations Level for groups and teams. Completion of an Operations Certification Program is a prerequisite for participation in a Technician Certification Program.

Course Code



32 Hours


  • $310 per student on campus
  • $4,750 flat rate off campus


Rope Rescue Awareness


Must be 18 years of age.



Class Size

Minimum 12, Maximum 18

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter
  • NFPA compliant firefighter clothing including helmet, heavy clothing, leather boots suitable for climbing and leather gloves suitable for climbing and rope activities.
  • Jones and Bartlett Rope Rescue, Principles and Practices, Fifth Edition



Course Objectives

At the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  • Direct a team in the operations of simple and compound rope mechanical advantage systems in high-angle raising operations
  • Direct lowering operations in a high-angle environment
  • Construct a multiple-point anchor system
  • Construct a compound rope mechanical advantage system
  • Ascent a fixed rope in a high-angle environment
  • Descent a fixed rope in a high-angle environment
  • Low angle rescue techniques
  • Knots, Bends, Hitches
  • Patient evacuation

Other Notes



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