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Rope Rescue Technician

This three day (24 hour) course will take you from classroom discussion to working safely and efficiently in a trench rescue environment. This hands-on training program will cover topics that include: Trench and Excavation Regulations, Understanding Soil, Trench Configurations, Trench Hazards, Rescue Team Preparation, Incident Response, Initial On Scene and Pre-Entry Operations, Shoring Systems and Components, Installation of Shoring Systems, Victim Rescue and Recovery and Incident Termination.

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

  • Short or long sleeve t-shirt

Optional Equipment:

  • Water

  • Sun screen

Prerequisite: LARRO and Rescue Systems 1 (Instructors will require a copy of your LARRO & Rescue Systems 1 certificate at the beginning of class)


Rope Rescue Technician
Folsom Fire Station 35