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Technical Rope Rescue Operator

The Technical Rope Rescue Operator (TRRO) integrates the most current technology and research on rope rescue from throughout the world, and utilises "discovery learning" to teach skills necessary to safely effect technical rope rescues in environments ranging from simple over-the-bank situations to vertical cliff and structure rescues. The TRRO level course focuses on rescue prevention, self-rescue skills, low angle rope rescue systems as well less complex systems for high angle rescues.

The TRRO incorporates Nationally Endorsed Units of Competency, including:

  • SISOVTR301A Perform vertical rescues
  • SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations
  • SISOODR302A Plan outdoor recreation activities

The course will include topics such as:

  • Rescue Philosophy
  • Self-rescue techniques
  • Safety Considerations
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Technical Rescue Equipment
  • Knots & Anchors
  • Load Releasing Systems
  • Mechanical Advantage Systems
  • "Window Washer"/Abseiler Pick-offs
  • Ascending & Descending Techniques
  • Belaying Techniques
  • Lowering & Raising Systems
  • High Point Redirections
  • Scene Management & Organisation
  • Stretcher/litter Management
high angle rescue

Who is the course for?

The TRRO course is designed for anyone involved in the disciplines of climbing, abseiling, caving, mountaineering and/or professionals such as Instructors, Adventure Leaders, Outdoor Education Teachers and Emergency Services personnel.

Training and Assessment

The TRRO course is delivered over 4 days. Training and assessment will comprise of both theoretical and practical components. Training will be conducted over 3 days, plus an additional day for the final assessment (at a later date).

Are there any course pre-requisites?

The TRRO Course is an intensive 3 day training program which is both physically and mentally demanding. As a result, students will require an appropriate level of fitness and commitment to effectively participate in the program. Students also must be competent in abseiling and ascending a fixed rope.

Technical Rope Rescue Operator Course students must be 18 years of age

What certification is issued?

Upon successful completion of the TRRO course and TRRO Assessment, along with Unit of Competency requirements, Rescue Training Group P/L (RTO) will issue students with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

What are the course fees?

Technical Rope Rescue Operator (TRRO) Course fees are $495. This includes training, supply and use of technical equipment, TRRO Course Manual, and professional instruction.

Technical Rope Rescue Operator Assessment (TRRO-A) fees are $165, including Statement of Attainment.

Thus to complete training and assessment will cost $660.00. Nationally Accredited courses are GST Exempt.

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Rescure Training Group

Rescue Training Group Pty Ltd
52 Fearnley St, Portsmith
MOB: 0406 382 398
RTG is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) under the Australian Quality Training Framework and is authorised to issue students with a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.