Rope Rescue Operations

Approved for overtime and backfill.

June 20, 2022 - June 24, 2022

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Wait List Only


Rope Rescue – Operations is an intense five-day program featuring a combination of classroom and practical evolutions combined with real life scenarios. This course will provide the knowledge and practical skills necessary to safely and legally mitigate a rescue involving rope work whether low or high angle. Students will be challenged both mentally and physically to complete the objectives and scenarios.
Designed to meet objectives of NFPA 1006 and/or 1670, Chapter 6, to the Operations Level.

Topics include team and rescuer safety, personal protective equipment, rope rescue fundamentals, equipment selection, inspection and maintenance, knots, anchors, patient packaging, mechanical advantage systems, belaying, rappelling, raising and lowering systems, system safety factors, litter rigging and tending, pick-offs, low-angle and high-angle rescue techniques, and stretcher evacuations.

  • Class will be held off site on some days, be prepared for an uphill hike for a 15-30 minute duration to reach the site.


Detailed information is listed below.

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Open for Registration
Wait List Only


  • ICS 100
  • ICS200
  • Student Medical Release


Bedford Fire Department

55 Constitution Dr
Bedford, New Hampshire 03110


Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Applicants will be notified within two business days with the status of their applications. Courses where pricing is listed as "Grant Funded" covers tuition only. Overtime/Backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.

Registration Window

Opens: Thursday May 05, 2022 08:00
Closes: Wednesday June 15, 2022 13:00



Wait List Only

Registration may still be completed in order to add one's self to the wait list, though registrations are not a guarantee for a position in the course.

Registration is at an external URL for this event.

Close Bitnami banner