Description: The main objective of the module is the improvement of the Boarding Team’s skills necessary to perform Fast Rope Insertion.

During the practical training the trainees execute fast rope descents from a training tower. The descending height is progressively increased from 6m to 12m.


Objectives: Upon completion the Boarding Team will be better able to:

    1. Utilize Fast rope equipment.
    2. Describe tactical insertion / extraction procedures.

Note: The fast rope portion of the course includes a demonstration, not practical exercise by trainees.

If trainees in this course are qualified in Fast Rope Operations and submit to NMIOTC a qualification certificate approved by an appropriate national authority and in accordance with their country’s qualification standards, they may participate in a practical exercise of this skill.

This performance is not required for course completion.


The duration of the module is 3 training hours (1 hour classroom and 2 hour practical).