Technical Rescue: Rope Techniques

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This course will build on the general job performance requirements first practiced in the Introduction to Technical Rescue (48hr) and Technical Rescue: Core Qualifications (48hr) courses. Then continue to rope specific skills necessary to perform technical rope rescue operations for fire service and other emergency response personnel, using the requirements established by National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 1006, Professional Qualifications. Technical Rescue: Rope Techniques will train individuals the knowledge, skills, and duties needed to lead, coordinate and perform as part of a technical rescue team member. Performance testing will evaluate rope rescuer skills as knot passing, ascending and descending, pick-offs and highline operations as well as other skills utilized as part of rope rescue operations.


GFA's Technical Rescue: Core Qualification course or a passing score on a Technical Rescue: Core Qualification Skills Challenge.

Who Should Attend

Firefighters that are active members of or trying to become members of a Technical Rescue team, and/or that may respond to technical rescue incidents.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
09/23/2019 09/27/2019 Austell Fire and Emergency Services 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT19626 Register
10/01/2019 10/10/2019 Houston County Fire (GSAR TF4) 08:30 a.m. to 05:30 p.m. FFAT19659 Register
10/14/2019 10/18/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA19605 Register
10/28/2019 11/01/2019 Covington Fire Department 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT19654 Register
03/30/2020 04/03/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
08/31/2020 09/04/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon