NFPA ROPE RESCUE TECHNICIAN – LEVEL I & II

NFPA Rope Rescue Technician - Petzl Technical Institute

Rope-based rescue techniques for the professional and volunteer rescuer as outlined by the NFPA.

Objectives:

  • Complete all of the NFPA Rope Rescue Technician Level requirements as outlined in NFPA 1670, as well as all of the requirements for the Rope Rescue Technician Levels I&II (Professional Qualifications) as outlined in NFPA 1006, Chapter 6.
  • Provide solutions for rope-based rescue situations in the urban and industrial environments.

Content:

  • Knots, rope rescue equipment, and PPE.
  • Belaying rescue loads and appropriate safety practices.
  • Identifying anchor points and rigging anchor systems.
  • Rescuer personal rope skills.
  • Patient packaging and litter operations.
  • Mechanical advantage theory.
  • Raising and lowering systems.
  • Rescuer and team-based rope rescue skills and techniques.
  • Rescue decision-making and team deployment.
  • Introduction into basic Highline Systems.

Audience:

  • Volunteer and professional Firefighters.
  • Industrial rescue team responders.
  • EMS providers.
  • USAR members.
  • Search and rescue team members.
  • Professional rope access technicians, tower workers, and trainers.
  • Military rescue personnel.