Rope Rescue Operations – Low Angle (Blended Learning)

Online Component Cost: $125

Practical Skills Session Cost: $350

Groups: Contact us for group pricing

Course Description:

This class teaches the fundamentals of rope rescue at the operations level. Students will learn about rope characteristics, hardware used in rigging, knots, anchors, belays, mechanical advantage systems, and patient packaging techniques in stokes baskets and Sked stretchers. Students will utilize these skills in low angle scenario-based evolutions. The skills learned in this class are truly the “bread and butter” of rope rescue.

The class is completed in two separate steps.  First, the student completes the cognitive portion of the program online from the comfort of their own home or workplace.  Upon successful completion of the online component, the student will then participate in a full day practical skills session with an instructor.

Certificate Issued:

Students successfully completing the online component and practical skills session will receive a certificate of training for Rope Rescue Operations – Low Angle.  Our certificates indicate compliance with specific rope rescue job performance requirements (JPRs) from NFPA 1006 (2017 edition).

Students completing just the online component may request a certificate of training for Rope Rescue Refresher.

PA DOH EMS Con-Ed: 5.0 hours (1.0 clinical) – practical skills session

Additional Information:

This course is self-paced and can begin at any time.

This online class uses the Google Classroom learning management system.  In order to participate in this online class, you will need to create a free Google account.  You may use your current email address to do this.  We will provide enrollment instructions upon receipt of your online registration form.

Elder Technical Rescue Services, LLC is located in Delaware County, PA and reserves the right to add an additional fee for travel expenses depending on the location where the practical skills session is conducted.


Please use the form below to sign up and pay for an individual enrollment.  Contact us for group pricing and registration information.

Rope Rescue Operations – Low Angle (Blended Learning)