• This class is for entry-level personnel and more experienced rope rescuers.
  • This class meets the National Fire Protection Associations’ (N.F.P.A.) Awareness & Operations Level for rope rescue standards outlined in 1670 & most of Level II Rope Rescue outlined in N.F.P.A. 1006 Ch.6.1-6.2.4 (Sections 6.2.5-6.2.6 Highline Systems in the Rope Rescue Technician Course).
  • Topics covered: Safety, Communications, Equipment Use & Care, Knot Tying, Anchoring, Rappelling, Belaying, Passing Knots, Understanding & Utilizing Mechanical Advantage Systems, Pick-Off Rescues, Patient Tie-In to Litter, Low Angle & High Angle Litter Rigging, Multiple Low & High Angle Rescue Scenarios, Self- Rescue, Re-Directs and Critical Angles. 
  • This class can be taken in 5 days or Two Weekends.
  • Students should have their own transportation, food, drinks each day. An ATV or willingness to walk 6 miles round trip into back-country, is highly suggested!

Pre-Requisites: None 


MRSC Provides: All gear used during class will be provided including harnesses, helmets, rope hardware etc. Upon registration and payment a confirmation letter will be e-mailed or mailed to the student which will include information concerning lodging, directions and what students should bring to class. Handouts will be provided each student.

This class is approved by the Tennessee Commission on Fire Fighting Personnel Standards and Education (Specialized Training Credit towards Educational Incentive Pay)

 ·         A Certificate of completion from, Mountain Rope Safety Courses

*TN. Firefighter 1 personnel are eligible for Pro-Qualification & IFSAC certification in Rope 1 by passing the practical JPR's & the written exam in TN. with an additional fee of $17.50. Order Manual for this Testing with 25% discount & advantage learning with manual:     


Class Hours: Two Weekend Ops.(40 Hours) 
Friday 7PM-11PM; Saturday 8AM-6PM; Sunday 8AM-6PM each weekend Cost: $300.00

Class Hours: Five Day Ops. Class(40 Hours)
 Monday-Friday 8AM-6PM Cost: $300.00

Lodging: Free @ the Signal Mountain, TN. Site.


Schedule: Please click here for available dates.

                8 classes available for 2021

Registration: Please click here for registration.

Should your department need on- site training and something specific for your jurisdiction we will travel.

Please contact Pat Wagner