Rope Technician (40hrs)

Program Description

NIPSTA’s Rope Rescue Technician program is designed to exceed the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal "OSFM", and provides students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform basic rope rescue at the NFPA 1006 Technician level. Students will leave prepared to operate as a member of a regional team capable of responding to statewide emergencies where advanced rope rescue may be needed. NIPSTA's Rope Rescue Technician program is being offered though a partnership with Elevated Safety LLC. The course will be held on NIPSTA's Glenview campus over four (4) ten-hour days.

2023 Dates

  • December 4 - 7, 2023

2024 Dates

  • March 11 - 14, 2024
  • September 9 - 12, 2024

Note: Course Registration for NIPSTA's Rope and Confined Space courses are being handled by Elevated Safety. Please refer to the information found on Elevated Safety's registration pages regarding NIPSTA member discounts, cancelation policies, etc. Clicking the "Register Here" link below will take you to Elevated Safety's Rope Rescue webpage. 

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  1. Syllabus
  2. Textbook