Rescue Core with Rope 1

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Date(s) - August 16
6:00 pm

Frankford VFD

Rescue Core Prerequisites

The 34-hour Rescue Core Prerequisites class meets the requirements of NFPA 1006 Ch.5, 2013 edition and includes awareness level information for all of the technical rescue disciplines.  This class is a prerequisite for NFPA 1006 Technical Rescue Classes including Rope, Confined Space, Trench, Vehicle and Machinery, and Water Rescue.  The class text is Jones & Bartlett “Rescue Core Prerequisites” (WV Custom Cover Fundamentals of Technical Rescue book with rope supplement).  Class hours for any individual class may vary depending on class size, instructor to student ratio, and student proficiency.  There are no prerequisites for this class.

Rope Rescue, Level 1

The 20-hour Rope Rescue Level 1 class meets NFPA 1006, Ch. 6, 2013 edition.  The text is Jones & Bartlett “High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques Levels 1 & II”.  Prerequisite is Rescue Core Prerequisites, NFPA 1006 Chapter 5, OR WVU-FSE Rescue Core Course, OR Rope Rescue Low and High Angle Operations.


Rescue Core with Rope 1 will be held at Frankford VFD, starting on Friday, August 16 at 6 pm. Instructor is Keith Gunnoe.

Class dates will be Aug 16, 17, 18 and Sept 13, 14, 15.