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Rope Rescue Operator

Next Available Course: Upon Request

Duration: 5 Days

Price per course (max 6): £ +VAT

Location: Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Summergroves Way, Hessle, HU4 7BB


The 5 day Rope Rescue Operator course is for emergency personnel and personnel from organisations who are required to supervise operational work at height and rope rescue situations. Delegates will learn techniques and systems to allow them to safely and effectively supervise rope rescue operations. The course is comprised of theoretical and practical learning, where scenario-based learning is encouraged.

Course Benefits

  • Delegates will meet the required competencies for working at height and manual handling in a renewable environment

  • Our instructors are specialists in working at height and rescue operations

  • Delegates will be able to implement Safe Systems of Work in their environments

  • Mobile training units - we are able to deliver training at your site

  • Purpose built training facilities - dedicated safety harness area

  • Increased confidence - your delegates will be trained in best practice processes for working at height and rescue

Learning Outcomes

  • ​​Best practice for using a safety harness when undertaking work at height or in a confined space

  • Correctly check, fit and use of safety harness

  • Undertake buddy checks

  • Equipment familiarisation and best practice use

  • How a safety harness can help in the event of a fall


  • Legislation

  • Types of access using personal fall protection equipment

  • Care, maintenance, inspection and disposal of personal fall protection equipment

  • Fitting and adjustment of personal fall protection equipment before climbing

  • Rescue and considerations for incidents involving harness suspension

  • Types of protection against falls from height

  • Selection and types of personal fall protection equipment to fall arrest

  • Pre-use checks

  • Climbing and moving around structures

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the Working at Height - Basic Safety Harness Course, please contact us today on 01482 398521 or

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