This is a course for anybody involved in rigging safety systems in the outdoor environment e.g. Film Crews, Stunt Riggers and Outdoor Instructors. It will cover twin rope systems associated with industrial based structures or outside location work.
The course will also be a Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height certified course to show competency in twin rope systems. We will also cover some new ideas and figures involved in more complicated rope work.
You will learn skills to cover complicated rigging systems in the outdoors.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
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
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.
A good knowledge and understanding of basic rope work.
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 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. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.
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