Rope Rescue – Supervisor

Advanced course giving the skills and knowledge required to effectively supervise Rope Rescue operations in a diversity of industrial rescue situations. Some outdoor scenarios are also carried out.

Provides the skills and knowledge required to Supervise Rope Rescue operations within a team.

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A detailed syllabus for rope rescue, with content focussed on dealing with complex scenarios and detailed procedures.

Rope Rescue – Supervisor course provides the skills and knowledge required to supervise rope rescue operations within a team.

Supervisory skills are assessed during the execution of realistic scenarios in a wide variety of indoor (industrial) and outdoor environments on our Rope Rescue – Supervisor course.

Rope rescue scenarios include quarry, telecoms tower, monopole, high platform, suspended beams, deep shaft, high rooftop and others.

Candidates must already be competent in a wide range of rescue and access techniques. This course is not suitable for inexperienced or occasional rope users. After this cuorse candidates will be able to supervise the inexperienced or occasional rope users. Advanced rescue skills, including complex rescues in ascent, rescue from a traverse, cableways and tensioned lines, stretcher and casualty handling, recovery from confined spaces (including very narrow entrances), mechanical advantage and pulley theory.

Includes the selection of suitable anchor points, awareness of possible hazards, methods of operation of rope devices, control during lowering or raising operations.

This course covers all aspects of suspension trauma, including methods of minimising the effect on the casualty and how to handle the casualty when they have been recovered to a safe place.

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Course Details

Duration: 5 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements: Rope Rescue Technician certificate or equivalent. Must be completely conversant with basic access and rescue procedures. Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:4
Course Code: TRE8S
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: heightec
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.
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