Rope Rescue II

The purpose of this course is to provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to care and maintain equipment used by the agency in rope rescue, explain the importance of personal safety and standard operating procedures relating to a rope rescue, work as a team member during a rope rescue operation and explain the various systems used in rope rescue.

Course Content:

The following topics will be addressed:

  • principles of rope rescue
  • types of belays
  • advanced knots and rescue
  • simple, compound and complex pulley systems
  • ascending techniques
  • self rescue techniques
  • advanced anchors systems
  • casualty pick-offs

Course Length:

2 days

Entry Requirements:

Rope Rescue I

Nationally Recognised Competencies:

Part of the Public Safety Training Package: PUASAR032A Undertake Vertical Rescue