FR210 Rope Rescue Technician Level


The Rope Rescue Technician level course requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge, and techniques for high hazard environments, the equipment used and the procedures required are necessary to safely and effectively coordinate technical rescue incidents in the high angle environment.

 Emphasis is placed on advanced techniques, Rescue attendant skills, and leadership development.

This course adds to the Rope Rescue Operations skill set and gives the participant the knowledge and confidence to tackle the most technically demanding rescues. This course provides individuals training in accordance with NFPA 1006 2021 Rope Rescue Technician Level, as well as NFPA 2500:2021 (including NFPA 1670,1983,1858) Rope Rescue Technician Level for groups and teams.

Course Code



36 Hours


  • $310 per student on campus
  • $5,500 flat rate off campus


Rope Rescue Operational


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:

  • Access a patient using techniques that require rescuers to climb up or down natural or manmade structures
  • Perform a high-angle rope rescue of a person suspended from, or stranded on, a structure or landscape feature
  • Understand and apply the principles of the physics involved in constructing rope rescue systems, including system factors, critical angles, and the causes and effects of force multipliers
  • Perform a high-angle rope rescue with a litter using tender(s) to negotiate obstacles, manipulate or position the patient, or provide medical care while being raised and lowered
  • Move a patient packaged in a littler up and over an edge during a raising operation with a rope system
  • Select, construct, and use a high-line rope system to move a rescuer and a patient along a horizontal path above an obstacle or projection

Other Notes



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