Loading Events

Private Course – Ray Gregory

Class size: Limited to 12

Preregistration Required (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)

Course Description: This is a customized 40 hour course covering introduction to rope rescue, team ICS, standards, locating victim, scene search, safety, equipment familiarization and properties, rescue knots and hitches, anchor systems, belays, two rope rappel station, communications, medical considerations for patient removal, basic rappels with top belay, lock out, invert, multiple belay and rappel devices, problem solving and self rescue, night training, and  ascending. It will also cover attaching to a victim online, raises, lowers, haul systems with and without mechanical advantage, rescue litter operations and rescue scenarios.

Prerequisite – Good physical condition.


STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry standards and NFPA  1006 requirements to the level of this class. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the VRT 1, VRT 2 and VRT3.

PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:

  •  Rescue Rated Seat Harness
  • Vertical rated Rescue Helmet
  • Double palm padded rappel gloves
  • Ankle support hiking or duty boots
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions (NO SHORTS) Shirts and long hair must be able to be tucked in or secured.


Physical fitness requirements: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.

Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.


Applications due two weeks prior to class

Online Application

Pay Online