Rope Rescue Technician

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Date(s) - April 15
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Ansted VFD

WVPST is pleased to announce a Rope Rescue Technician class on April 15 & 16, 2023 at Ansted VFD.

When: April 15 & 16, 2023

Time: 0900-1900 daily

Where: Ansted VFD (98 Church St., Ansted, WV 25812)

Instructor: Mike Gray, Tracey Gray, and Jason Sears

Tuition: $35

Class Size: 20 seats each class

The rope rescue technician course is to be taught in a 20-hour format and cover the material and skills for NFPA 1006 Chapter 5 JPR’s 5.3.1 through 5.3.11, and High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques 4th edition chapters 9, 10, 14, 15 and 20.

Prerequisites: Rope Rescue Level 1, NFPA 1006 Chapter 6, OR WVU-FSE Rescue Core Course, OR Rope Rescue Low and High Angle Operations.

Equipment needs: Helmets, Gloves, Proper Footwear (IF YOU QUESTION IT, DON’T WEAR IT!), and Harnesses. Class II harness and Class III needed for this weekend.

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: 23-538-03 WVPST Charleston

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