Industrial Rope Techniques For Mountaineering And Climbing Instructors
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Industrial Rope Techniques For Mountaineering And Climbing Instructors

  • Climb
  • Rock Climbing
  • Advanced


Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors are increasingly called upon to work in situations requiring skills and knowledge not usually covered within the core syllabus. This two day course will provide essential CPD for Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors looking to gain extra skills and certification to enhance your ability to work safely on film sets, industrial structures, using twin rope systems associated with industrial techniques or remote location. The sessions are designed to further your knowledge and understanding of rigging, forces & angles and safe working practices. This course provides accredited CPD for AMI members and includes certification for Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height.

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The Objectives

You will learn skills to cover work outside the normal Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor role. This event will follow the Rescue 3 safe working at height syllabus, including the use of equipment and rigging in diverse environments and situations and skills for safeguarding yourself and other individuals, such as camera operators and sound technicians.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Day 1

Workshop 1 - Are you really on belay?

Workshop 2 - Angles. Compression and belay building

Workshop 3 - Ground anchors, stakes, DMM Talon, Trees

Workshop 4 - PPE Inspection, Introduction to Working at Height equipment and terminology and HSE guidelines

Workshop 5 - Use of twin line equipment

Day 2

Workshop 6 - Working at Height equipment, Moving on ropes

Workshop 7 - Rescue of co-workers using twin lines

Workshop 8 - Tensioning ropes, use of high directional anchors

End of Day: Review, summary and paperwork for Rescue 3 certification.

Experience Required

Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor Trained or Assessed

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

What's included: All technical equipment for Working At Height

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

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This course will help you become

Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height Certified

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