Introduces the knowledge and skills required by personnel to operate safely and effectively during rope rescues and be an active part of a rope rescue team working under the supervision of Rope Rescue Technicians.

COURSE CONTENT

Includes:

  • Legislation and standards  
  • Preplanning, size-up & ICS  
  • Team roles & commands and personal & team equipment  
  • System safety factors & checks  
  • Simple anchor systems and belay systems  
  • Tensioning systems & mechanical advantage  
  • Ascending & descending  
  • Rope based raising & lowering systems  
  • Team based pick off

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES

Prior experience of working with ropes is recommended

COURSE DURATION

5 days