An abseil guide will assist a more experienced leader with groups so they can take part in an abseiling activity, but there is no intention of imparting skills or knowledge to clients beyond that which is necessary to enable their safe participation in the activity. A guide will work at sites with fixed anchor points.
|Course Name: ||SISSS00002 - Abseiling Guide Single Pitch (Natural Surfaces)|
|Course Code: ||SISSS00002|
|Course Duration: ||3-6 months part time including 5 days face to face training.|
|Training Plans: || Abseiling Guide Single Pitch (Natural Surfaces)|
Abseiling in Australia is referred to as the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope, in other countries it may be known as rappelling. There are many applications of abseiling, climbers use this technique when a cliff or slope is too steep and/or dangerous to descend without protection. It is also used for various rope access by technicians to access difficult to reach areas at height for various industrial applications like maintenance, construction, inspection and welding. Rescue teams are also known for using this method as a way to access injured or stranded victims. Recreational uses may include caving, canyoning, adventure racing or as a pursuit in itself.
Single pitch is when you abseil one pitch or length of your rope.
A natural surfaces for abseiling is any cliff face, rocky outcrop or natural occurring surface found in the outdoors.
Evidence of 50 logged hours required to pass this skill set.
|Entry Requirements: |
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid is a prerequsite unit and must be completed prior to starting this skill set.
|Units of Competence: ||
||Plan outdoor recreation activities
||Guide outdoor recreation sessions
||Minimise environmental impact
||Interpret weather conditions in the field
||Respond to emergency situations
||Follow occupational health and safety policies
||Undertake risk analysis of activities
||Safeguard an abseiler using a single rope belay system
||Apply single pitch abseiling skills on natural surfaces
||Establish ropes for single pitch abseiling on natural surfaces
||Guide abseiling on single pitch natural surfaces
||Plan for minimal environmental impact
||Perform vertical rescues
These units provide a credit towards SIS30413 Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation..
Course Cost is:
$1750 Non Funded OR
$630 Non Concessional and Funded* OR
$390 Concessional and Funded*
*Higher Skill Level Funding