Rope Rescue Awareness/Operations (April 24 - 28, 2023)
Time & Location
Apr 24, 8:00 AM – Apr 28, 5:00 PM
Coastside Fire Protection District, 1191 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019, USA
About the Event
Rope Rescue Awareness/Operations (RRA/O) is a 40 hour CA State Fire Marshal certified course taught in a five-day format. RRA/O also serves as the new perquisite to RRT. This course provides information on low-angle and high-angle rescue, familiarizing participants with operation of simple, complex, and compound rope rescue systems in the low- and high-angle environment.
NCRT can travel to your area to deliver RRA/O as needed.
Student Requirements: Students are required to bring the following equipment to class every day.
- Fire department helmet or rescue helmet
- Rope rescue or fire department gloves
- Long pants or coveralls – NO SHORTS
- Steel toed and shanked safety boots
- Long sleeve shirts ONLY
- Appropriate face covering - NO EXCEPTIONS!
- Sun screen
- Pre-course work (online)
- IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
- IS-200: ICS for Single Resources Initial Action Incidents
- IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction
- IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
NOTE: This class is a prerequisite prior to attending Rope Rescue Technician.
SFT does not have a student manual associated with this course. We encourage you to bring any commercially available rope rescue text for reference. NCRT’s go-to reference is the National Park Service Technical Rescue Manual.
Rope Rescue Awareness/Ops
Total Cost: $950 (Course Tuition $875 + Mandatory SFT Fee $75)$950.00