Rope Rescue Awareness & Operations

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Date(s) - April 13
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Institute VFD

WVPST is pleased to announce a Rope Rescue Awareness & Operations class April 13-14, 2024 at Institute VFD.

When: April 13 & 14, 2024

Time: 0800-2000 each day

Where: Institute VFD (301 Dubois St., Institute, WV 25112)

Instructor: CJ Scalf

Tuition: $75

Class Size: 20 seats each class

The rope rescue awareness/operations course is to be taught in a 24-hour format and cover the material and skills for NFPA 1006 Chapter 5 JPR’s 5.1.1 through 5.1.5 and 5.2.1 through 5.2.24, and High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques 4th edition chapters 1-8, 11-13 and 16-18.

Equipment needs: Helmets, Gloves (not fire gloves), above ankle boots, and Safety Glasses

Please practice basic knots prior to coming to class!


To Register: Follow the guidelines in the attached document using the course number in this posting. WVPST is adopting a new registration platform that we believe will be more user-friendly. Should you have any issues, please contact Eva Godbey at

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Course IDs: 24-348-03 WVPST Charleston

If you have any questions or issues registering, please contact Eva Godbey at