Rope Rescue Technician

Overview

The Rope Rescue Technician (RRT) course covers concepts and techniques to enable small teams to undertake technical rope rescues. A building block approach is used throughout the course so that candidates can progress from key concepts through to the rigging and operation of full systems for raising, lowering and highline rescues.

Course Specifications
Duration: 5 days
Prerequisites: Rope Rescue Operator course (5 days)
Minimum age: 18
Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe
Qualification valid for: 3 years

Course Content Includes:

Course content includes:
  • Legislation and standards
  • On-scene safety briefing and site control
  • Communication and verbal commands
  • Operational incident management
  • Personal and team equipment
  • Equipment care and maintenance
  • Loads and forces
  • System safety factors
  • Basic force calculations
  • Knots
  • Intermediate and advanced anchor systems
  • Compound and complex pulley systems
  • Placing artificial anchor points
  • Placing mechanical bolts
  • Installation of horizontal change of directions
  • Passing knots whilst ascending/descending
  • Passing anchors whilst ascending/descending
  • Passing deviations whilst ascending/descending
  • Performing rope transfers/changeovers
  • Casualty care and packing for horizontal and vertical transport
  • Team-based pick-off variations
  • Mirrored raising and lowering systems
  • Edge transitions without a litter attendant and high directional
  • Use of an artificial high directional
  • Guiding line offsets
  • Tracking line offsets
  • Skate block offsets
  • Deflected offsets
  • Passing knots through a system

Course Dates

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