Rope Rescue - User (FS Type 4)

Foundation level skills to allow participationin rope rescue operations under the supervision of a higher grade.

Rope Rescue - User
A rope rescue User is able to assist with a rescue operation which is Supervised by a rope rescue Supervisor.

Training will allow the Rope Rescue User to be fully conversant with all rescue procedures, and be competent in varied techniques for access and fall prevention.

Provides the skills and knowledge required to move competently on ropes as required to assist in rope rescue operations.

Theoretical content includes requirements of BS 7985 and draft ISO working document ISO/WD 22846-2. Characteristics of a safe system of work, including equipment, legal requirements, objective hazards, risk assessment, conformity and certification, inspection, emergency considerations and rescue procedures.

Practical content includes requirements of ISO/WD 22846-2. Basic principles of movement on ropes - ascent, descent, changing from ascent to descent, changing from rope to rope, use of a back-up system, elementary rigging and rope management, elementary rescue.

ACWAHT (Advisory Committee for Work at Height Training) syllabus is also covered in this course.

Arranged to order for groups only. Please call for details.
course code: TRE8U
duration: 5 days
location: Kendal, London, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Leeds
entry rqmts: RescuePack training or an equivalent foundation in elementary rope handling. An additional day's training is required for candidates with no prior experience.
Minimum age 18.
Must be fluent in English.
instructor ratio: 1:4
course cost: 806.00 + VAT
assessment: Practical and written
certification: heightec certificate
validity: 3 years
medical rqmts: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height.


Booking Information: Course dates are scheduled to order, please call for details.
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Ready-to-use equipment related to this course: • RescuePack Pro Industrial Rescue • Eclipse Rope Access Kit
Related industries: • Emergency Services

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